Fuck Yeah American Art!

A tumblog dedicated to the American arts, focusing on, but not limited to, paintings from the 18th century forward.
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Andy Warhol, Goethe, 1981, acrylic on canvas, 205 x 225 cm, Siegfroed Weishaupt Collection, © Artists Rights Society, New York, photo: Archive Siegfried Weishaupt Collection. Laupheim.
“The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves as well. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen accidents, meetings and material assistance that no one could have dreamed would come their way. Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.”      -Goethe
Love Goethe, my only beef with him, at least from historic portraits, is that it seems he never rocked any facial hair.

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Andy Warhol, Goethe, 1981, acrylic on canvas, 205 x 225 cm, Siegfroed Weishaupt Collection, © Artists Rights Society, New York, photo: Archive Siegfried Weishaupt Collection. Laupheim.

“The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves as well. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen accidents, meetings and material assistance that no one could have dreamed would come their way. Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.”      -Goethe

Love Goethe, my only beef with him, at least from historic portraits, is that it seems he never rocked any facial hair.

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