The Pain in Painting

A roundup of remarkable art from this weekend’s thrifting.

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This was at the Goodwill in the west end. A little bit of googling reveals it to be a copy of…

this image from a 1900 German postcard.

Michael C. had another garage sale in his studio (more about which later).

This painting lunged out at us.

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The tag says “Bear stopping man from committing suicide (my favourite interpretation)”

“There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.” -Charles Dickens (Nicholas Nickleby)

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