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My four year old son wants to see that one first.”
I love this painting because it captivates me. The dead tree hanging over the graves, the violent storm clouds brewing in the back, and the rainbow on the side reminds me there is beauty in darkness.”
The artist captured the joy of the couple and their community and the fun they were having celebrating the happy occasion. The colors and details are captivating. ”
It showed how people fought with armor on!”
I like the suit of armor. It is the best thing in the whole museum.
This looks like the perfect afternoon place where you can curl up and escape into a wonderful book and let time slip by without worry.”
This painting showcases art as interpretation. While it's called The Falling Rocket, despite the dark color, I see a sign of hope and something positive on the horizon.”
I liked it with my Mama. I liked the sound of the water.”
I love the armors. They had cool weapons and were very shiny (with pointy shoes)”
We talked about the pieces in my intro to art class. We were talking about surealism. Also his wife. It was very interesting to see the piece in person.”
The rich, yet subtle different textures and shades of blue truly accentuate the sadness and angst in her face. I have experienced sadness. ”
It seems like something that can touch your soul and help you think about the way you live your life and look at your life in another perspective instead of living in the "now."”
I adore the contrast between ice blue and pink.”
I personally liked how Vincent painted the piece. How he didn't fully use the oils on the piece seemed unique, as oil paint residue is shown.”
I love the Diego Rivera murial because it symbolizes Detroit and the passion and hardwork that has shaped this city.”
This is the first piece I stand in front of when I walk through the doors. You can almost feel the ocean mist on your face and hear the raging surf. It contrasts the tranquil skies above.”
Something about that painting had such a calming look about it. I loved looking at the purple. The hues were just amazing. ”
My week has been so stressful, and I just relaxed. I wanted to canoe through the painting and take a nap.”
I love it because it represents us and how we work hard. ”
It's pretty and simple. It reminds of of my hometown.”
I love this painting because it depicts Jesus as such a kind and gentle man. I love seeing this side of him. ”
The subject is domineering in size yet Van Gogh manages to give him an almost approachable look. The lines in his beard are unique & the shades of blue are beautiful. I love this piece.”
The pleasure of seeing his art up close is infinitely better than pictures. To know he stood where you are standing, and to see the marks of his own brush in person, is a great gift. ”
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