Fuck Yeah American Art!

A tumblog dedicated to the American arts, focusing on, but not limited to, paintings from the 18th century forward.
therichestbear:

Rashid JohnsonThe Fire Next Time, 2010Black ceramic tile, vinyl, space rock, shea butter, books, paint
177.8 x 177.8 x 16.5 cm / 70 x 70 x 6 1/2 in

therichestbear:


Rashid Johnson
The Fire Next Time, 2010
Black ceramic tile, vinyl, space rock, shea butter, books, paint

177.8 x 177.8 x 16.5 cm / 70 x 70 x 6 1/2 in

(via blackcontemporaryart)

elreydeltaco:

Baldwin on LoopMarisa Williamson2012

(Source: carbonnanotubeblack)

drawpaintprint:

Keith Haring
"Growing B/W #3 1988"
1988
Limited Edition Print
Silkscreen on Paper
30 x 40 in  |  76 x 102 cm

drawpaintprint:

Keith Haring

"Growing B/W #3 1988"

1988

Limited Edition Print

Silkscreen on Paper

30 x 40 in  |  76 x 102 cm
theideaofart:

Ram’s head white hollyhock and little hills (1935) by Georgia O’Keeffe

theideaofart:

Ram’s head white hollyhock and little hills (1935) by Georgia O’Keeffe

epruitt:

American Artist Sandy Skoglund (Part 1)

Decades before Photoshop was available, American artist Sandy Skoglund started creating surrealist images by building incredibly elaborate sets, a process which took months to complete. Her works are characterized by an overwhelming amount of one object and either bright, contrasting colors or a monochromatic color scheme.”

Source: My Modern MetAlso Check Out http://www.sandyskoglund.com/

 

jockohomoremix:

Jeff Koons, Popeye, (2009–2011).  Signed, and dated 2009-2011, numbered 3/3 on the underside of Popeye’s right foot, constructed of mirror polished stainless steel with transparent color coating. On sale now at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 14 May for approximately $25 million.

jockohomoremix:

Jeff Koons, Popeye, (2009–2011).  Signed, and dated 2009-2011, numbered 3/3 on the underside of Popeye’s right foot, constructed of mirror polished stainless steel with transparent color coating. On sale now at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 14 May for approximately $25 million.

(via androphilia)

theerinater:

Thomas Hart Benton, The Sources of Country Music, 1975

theerinater:

Thomas Hart Benton, The Sources of Country Music, 1975