Monthly Archives: November 2010

Sigmund Abeles, “V.W. Hubcap,” 1961

American artist Sigmund Abeles was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1934, but grew up in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. When he was young, he would spend time in the Brookgreen Gardens sketching the sculptures there. Abeles received a B.A. … Continue reading

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John Taylor Arms, “French Lace,” 1949

John Taylor Arms (1887-1953) was an American etcher and draftsman who was one of the most famous printmakers of the early 20th century. Because of his admiration for Gothic architecture, Arms is most well known for his renderings of Gargoyles … Continue reading

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Dale McKinney, “Old Red New Green,” ca. 1964

Try googling Dale McKinney. Got it? Yeah, he doesn’t have a website. What you will find is a plethora of artists’ sites that discuss him as an influence. I’m sure McKinney prefers being listed in people’s hearts rather than in … Continue reading

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Doel Reed, “Oklahoma Farm,” 1935

Doel Reed was an American artist who was born in Indiana in 1895, and lived until 1985.  Reed was first interested in pursuing a career in architecture, but in 1916 he made a turn to being more interested in the … Continue reading

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