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*APRIL FEATURES* It both stimulates and amazes me how artists can dramatically bring personal and provocative interpretations to works that are so public and routinely viewed by what? Hundreds? Thousands? Perhaps millions over time. This gallery… this collection dramatically proves that point and also... Just For You-DEDICATIONS ~ October 4, 20… These certainly are creative and provocative, well worth the wait!!! Great selection Susan!!! Congrats to everyone and thank you for including mine! 2015 THEME: A CLEAR PRIMARY SUBJECT Ends… ...ct is ambiguous then so too is the expressive power of the image. / Keep in mind that in the age of the internet, we are deluged with a tsunami of imagery that has a lot of Beautiful, Interesting and Provocative images. But, there is so much of it 24×7 that those qualities become mundane and perhaps even boring… What I’m suggesting is that Visual Stories hold more expressive potential. 16-08-2015 Sunday features - Celebrating… ...be on view through September 19. / “Celebrating Art of Women by Women” is much more than just a collection of paintings, sculptures, and drawings by women artists active today. It’s an exhibition of provocative, compelling, and engaging art that covers the variety of issues that affect women today. There’s no single voice but rather a conversation of interested parties, a conversation that is only happening... The World As We See It , or as we missed… You’ve featured *Baltimore"! That rocks! Thank you a whole bunch, particularly for including among these provocative images. I’m totally flattered. VAVoom ~ Writing Features ~ April 22, 20… Wonderful collection of great writings, John! Congratulations to everyone, your work is wonderful, entertaining, amusing, provocative not to mention deep and powerful! Never stop writing!! American Atheists launch provocative cam… American Atheists launch provocative campaign in religious Deep South / Advertising hoardings show a young girl writing a letter to Father Christmas: “Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to skip church! I’m too old for f... Prophet Sharing by Charles R. Swindoll ...ministry (1959). He had spent thirty-one years pastoring the unobtrusive Southside Alliance Church in Chicago. During his ministry, which included both the spoken and the written word, that intense, provocative little man functioned as the conscience of evangelicalism. Yet I never once heard him in person. Nor did most of my contemporary ministerial colleagues. / “To listen to Tozer preach was as safe... Survey Says Most Non-Christian Millennia… ...s politically conservative…; that they don’t have anything in common with the person…; that the Bible reader is old fashioned…or that [he or she is] trying to make a statement or be provocative….Fewer than one in 10 non-Christian young adults indicate any kind of positive response.” / So what is a more effective approach among this group? According to Barna, “personal interactions” wi... *Henri de Toulouse Lautrec - Features 13… ...1864 –1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 1800s yielded a collection of exciting, elegant and provocative images of the modern and sometimes decadent life of those times. Toulouse-Lautrec – along with Cézanne, Van Gogh and Gauguin – is among the most well-known painters of the Post-Impressionist period.... OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2014 - LANDSCAPES DIS… ...what is happening in the age of the internet. We now all get exposed to a literal tsunami of imagery with all the screen time we all do. And much of that imagery is either BEAUTIFUL, INTERESTING or PROVOCATIVE. I suspect that we all spend less time with even the beautiful, interesting and provocative imagery that we did 10-15 years ago. The challenge is that when there is so much of something it becomes m... Featured From The Heart - 12/10/2014 ♥♥♥Congratulations to all featured artists and thank you Ramesh for including me in this beautiful and provocative collection!♥♥♥ Gustave Caillebotte - Features 20th Sept… ...produced some floral still life paintings, particularly in the 1890s. Rounding out his subject matter, he painted a few nudes, including Homme au bain (1884) and Nude on a Couch (1882), which, though provocative in its realism, is ambivalent in its mood — neither overtly erotic nor suggestive of mythology — themes common to many female nude paintings of that era / Nature morte / Fruits sur un etalage / Homme... Another New Rule to start 01 AUG 2014...… ...and icons carry strong messages e.g. the swastika, crosses, and the Koran. These symbols and their like can be used in a work, but only with considerable care. If the intent is ambiguous, needlessly provocative or appears deliberately designed to contravene anti-vilification, anti-racist or hate guidelines then the work may be removed.” The problem with overtly religious work is that many people, incl... [CLOSED] 2014 P.O.T.Y. JUNE-JULY: SHALLO… ...me a way of engaging with the visual world for me. / Most will just dive in directly with an expressive strategy in mind based on some idea of beauty, something that is interesting or an intent to be provocative. Probably because that is the fun part, the part that can be exciting and feels creative and even at times mysterious/creative. Those seem to be the basic motivations that are revealed with the vast... Art in Math ~ Features ~ July 1, 2014 Interesting and provocative images , Tori!! congratulations to all featured artists!! all there ever was and all there will ev… Lovely and provocative images, Tori!! congratulations to all featured artists!! [CLOSED] 2014 P.O.T.Y. JUNE-JULY: SHALLO… ...e in no way original (those are opposite concepts). Then the bar gets raised to nose-bleed high levels to do something that exceeds the expressive power of the “merely beautiful, interesting or provocative” that floods the net. I’m suggesting is that visual story telling holds the potential to expand expressiveness a step further. Visual story telling requires a context for the primary sub... I Too Have A Dream ~ Feminine Intent ~… wonderful collection of visionary and provocative works! congratulation to all featured artists! [CLOSED] Discussion Thread 2014 - FOOD ...eyeballs are blasted with a fire-hose of imagery all the time. We see more images in a few months than we probably did in 30 years before the internet. And much of it is beautiful, interesting and provocative. The challenge for us all is that there is so much of it, all the time that the impact, value and meaning from that tsunami has rendered the merely beautiful, interesting and provocative fairly ordi... [CLOSED] Discussion Thread 2014 - FOOD ...l confronted and challenged with is the high-pressure fire hose of images that blasts our eyeballs from the internet every day. The general impact of that situation is that the merely beautiful, the provocative and the interesting have lost much of their impact and meaning simply because there is such a vast amount of it. Those characteristics have become more ordinary by shear dilution. I really do think... [CLOSED] Discussion Thread 2014 - FOOD ...it was good, who I shared it with or the delight in just watching the endless parade of humanity that wandered by. Keep in mind that the internet is awash with the beautiful, the interesting and the provocative…. so that doesn’t have much impact anymore; look for visual relationships. / Dinner on the open square, I had to document this. Szentendre, Hungary / Dinner for two on the main square /... ARTIST OF THE MOMENT ...ey a lot with very little. / Now that I’ve said that here is a photograph that is not minimal. / ‘Paraphernalia’. It is just straight forward. / I found photographs of places with provocative titles… / ‘You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave’ / ‘On The Edge’ / These 2 have people in the pictures. / The titles and the pictures are kind of on the dark side…j... When God Says, "Not Now" ...able to give in verse 13. Then what’s the reason for this parable? / I think it is simply a striking, shocking way of saying, God has his reasons for waiting that for us may seem as strange and provocative as a friend who doesn’t want to get out of bed but then does. At first he doesn’t give the $1.1 million, and then he will—if we keep knocking. If we keep knocking—that is clear. If the fr... VaVoom's Tribute to Women ...he shadows and light and the dynamics of separation. Afterall in our little bubbles we all long to connect and be included. But for many reasons this is not always possible. Your work is powerful and provocative and makes me think and feel. Lovely to meet you Alison and connect with you here on RedBubble and here in this beautiful exhibition. VaVoom's Tribute to Women ...en. Some work at home, some out of the home. Kira shows us “An ordinary woman,” riding her bike in the snow to pick up her child at school. Susan wrote, “Such talent and honesty and provocative thoughts that allow me to open my mind to what lies within…Thoughts that stay partially submerged are popping up through the haze to reveal to me the world that is all around.” Thank you for yo... Additional Note to What is Accepted In G… ...al and have no relations to Gaia, mythology, spirituality or new age. a nude image of a woman in nature that clearly relates to Gaia will be accepted. A nude image of a woman sitting or laying in a provocative manner with no link to Gaia or related topics will not be accepted. / I hope this clears up any doubts or questions that may have been raised. Always, as in any of the Red Bubble Groups, the accepta... VaVoom's Tribute to Women Just perusing the gallery of fine art and words and am totally in awe of what I am seeing here… Such talent and honesty and provocative thoughts that allow me to open my mind to what lies within…Thoughts that stay partially submerged are popping up through the haze to reveal to me the world that is all around. I thank each one... Art in Math ~ Features ~ 08 October 2013… Great selections! Lovely and provocative images! congratulations to all!! Elena Oleniuc - WINNER CHALLENGE ...iuc / Summer day / by Elena Oleniuc / Spring / by Elena Oleniuc / There is a section of mainly Red paintings that show another side of interpretation by the artist, the tones are more powerful almost provocative. / - / Dance / by Elena Oleniuc / Red / by Elena Oleniuc / Red ocean / by Elena Oleniuc / Her portraits give the impression of being alive. The reflection of the light in the eyes is perfect. She can... Features - 23rd April 2013 Interesting group of quality and provocative images. Congratulations to all and thank you for the inclusion of one of mine. INTERPRETATION OR TRANSLATION OF BIBLE T… ...instead to be merely “beloved of God”, He may have had a more positive reception. Perhaps the whole crucifixion thing could have been avoided. Yet in His infinite wisdom, Jesus clearly chose the more provocative title for reasons we can never fully know. Who are we to improve upon the divine claims of Christ? He intentionally made these claims and chose specific titles with full foreknowledge that He would b... I am outraged…and you should be too! ...day of last week, the Obama Administration again condemned Israel for continuing to announce apartment construction in East Jerusalem. The State Department accused Israel of engaging in “a pattern of provocative actions that call into question statements from Israeli leaders that they are indeed committed to peace.” Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said, “Settlement activity only puts the goal of peace further at...
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