Posts tagged painting

Steam Power: Dearborn Station, Chicago, 1938 (After Andreas Feininger), oil on linen, 2011, Chicago. Don Jacot

Steam Power: Dearborn Station, Chicago, 1938 (After Andreas Feininger), oil on linen, 2011, Chicago. Don Jacot

Life classes at the Art Institute, 1908, Chicago

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

Chicago (Lincoln Park), 1922, Chicago. Anthony Angarola

Chicago (Lincoln Park), 1922, Chicago. Anthony Angarola

The subjects for Grant Wood’s, American Gothic, pose beside the iconic painting in 1942.

The painting, which is now at the Art Institute, portrays a farmer and his spinster daughter.

The models were Grant Wood’s sister and their family dentist.

The subjects for Grant Wood’s, American Gothic, pose beside the iconic painting in 1942.

The painting, which is now at the Art Institute, portrays a farmer and his spinster daughter.

The models were Grant Wood’s sister and their family dentist.

The Melting Pot, Chicago, 1926, George Ames Aldrich

The Melting Pot, Chicago, 1926, George Ames Aldrich

Jet Landings, 1960, Chicago. Richard Florsheim

Jet Landings, 1960, Chicago. Richard Florsheim

Brown Girl (After the Bath), 1931, Chicago. Archibald J Motley
Although I love Motley’s depictions of boisterous Bronzeville nightlife in the 20’s and 30’s, there is something so special about this quiet moment.

Brown Girl (After the Bath), 1931, Chicago. Archibald J Motley

Although I love Motley’s depictions of boisterous Bronzeville nightlife in the 20’s and 30’s, there is something so special about this quiet moment.

Along the Water Front, 1947, Chicago. Eleanor Coen

Along the Water Front, 1947, Chicago. Eleanor Coen

Webster’s Wine Bar

Webster's Wine Bargouache on paper      13x9inches     2008

Thanks to one of my favorite bloggers, painters, writers and former Taxi hacks, Dmitry Samarov for submitting a couple of his paintings! www.dmitrysamarov.com

Painting the Federal Building towers before the opening of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

Painting the Federal Building towers before the opening of the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

Chicago River, 1893, Chicago. James Needham.

Chicago River, 1893, Chicago. James Needham.

Beautiful impressionist painting of the Columbian Exposition by Theodore Robinson, 1894, Chicago.

Beautiful impressionist painting of the Columbian Exposition by Theodore Robinson, 1894, Chicago.

Chicago Interior, J Theodore Johnson, 1933, Chicago

Chicago Interior, J Theodore Johnson, 1933, Chicago

Reclaimed Land, 1913, Leon Kroll, Chicago.

Reclaimed Land, 1913, Leon Kroll, Chicago.