Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

“Good artists copy, great artists steal” Pablo Picasso Artist (deceased) ‘Three Musicians’ by Pablo Picasso + not by Pablo ‘Self Portrait’ by Rembrandt + not by Rembrandt ‘Republic Pictures’ by Republic Pictures + not by Republic...
A Horses Tail

A Horses Tail

I like this painting of two horses, and there’s a little tale that goes with it.The manager of the Humane Society thrift store told me that it was painted by a regular customer. She buys paintings and prints from the thrift store, takes them home and embellishes them,...
Leonard James Petersen

Leonard James Petersen

The Rediscovered Art Of Leonard James Petersen In the back room of a thrift store I encountered a number of paintings that had been unceremoniously thrown into piles on the floor. I was given permission to look through them all, and as I did so the owner of the store...
Fancy a Quickie?

Fancy a Quickie?

Fancy a Quickie! I wonder if the original artist who did the illustration for the 1950 pulp novel by Gerald Foster knows his art had been slapped on a bottle of Australian plonk, or that I have a fairly dodgy copy that I found in a thrift store? ← PREVIOUS NEXT...
A Pair Of Marilyn’s

A Pair Of Marilyn’s

During a trip to Joshua Tree I found two paintings of Marilyn Monroe at the Yucca Valley Swap Meet. They were in the car when I drove into the Joshua Tree National Park and I came across these two delightful ladies, who eagerly agreed to pose for me holding them. A...