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Beauty Over Chaos

Monday, November 5, 2018 | Karl Cole

I’m purposely avoiding any art that has to do with elections because of this week’s voting. I’m so disappointed with the political climate in this country, I want to show a beautiful ...

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More Unsung Heroes: Early American Modernist Art

Monday, June 30, 2014 | Karl Cole

I have long been a big fan/advocate for the importance of the earliest American artists who sought to buck the European-inspired academic system of history painting and realism. This “bucking&rd ...

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American Originals

Monday, July 1, 2013 | Karl Cole

I’ve mentioned in previous blogs how spotty modernism was in American art in the early 1900s. Since the colonial period, American artists had a tenacious obsession with realism, including the wo ...

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An Early Feminist Artist

Monday, April 5, 2010 | Karl Cole

Always on the lookout for artists who have been neglected by mainstream art history, I enjoy when a previously neglected artist finds new appreciation and reevaluation of her work. One such artist is ...

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Pioneer American Modernist

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 | Karl Cole

Every now and then my landscape painter alter-ego forces me to focus on a painter who is renowned for his or her landscapes. One of my all-time favorites in that department is Marsden Hartley. I espec ...

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