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Charles Criner Art | “Man Coming Out Of The Water”

Posted: July 11, 2017 at 3:09 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

“Man coming out of the water” Print by Charles Criner What inspires an artist? Is it something deep within their soul which must be expressed in some way tangible that the rest of us can see, touch or experience? Is it a medium in which to share their feelings of joy or sadness? Is it […]

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The Bonaventure Pine by Paul Signac and Pointillism Art

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 10:25 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Museum of Fine Arts Houston Pictured above is my photo of the painting The Bonaventure Pine by Paul Signac.  Those of us who live in Houston or who visit this city are fortunate in that we can see this masterpiece of pointillist style art created by Paul Signac in 1893 up close and personal at […]

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Meaning of “Trying to Catch Freedom” by Charles Criner

Posted: November 22, 2016 at 3:38 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art

“Trying to Catch Freedom” Sometimes when it comes to art, things just seem to evolve and such is the case with this particular piece of art created by the well known artist Charles Criner. Many people know him as the resident artist at the Printing Museum in Houston.  It is there that he has his […]

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Juneteenth Meaning & Charles Criner Art Posters

Posted: October 22, 2016 at 2:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums, Recent Posts

Artist Charles Criner For more information about this talented and creative artist check out the article titled Heart & Soul of Art by Charles Criner. If you click on the above referenced article, you will have more of an idea of just what goes into a Charles Criner piece of art. He creates many original […]

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Houston Art Gallery Features Modernist Artists from Texas

Posted: September 13, 2016 at 5:03 pm   /   Art & Culture, Art Galleries, Fine Art

William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art Gallery is the Houston art gallery featuring not only modernist artists from Texas but from a specific time period as well. Their focus is to present the modern art of well credentialed and recognized individuals who have created their pieces ranging from the years 1900 to 1975 or […]

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Rothko Chapel on Menil Campus in Houston, Texas

Posted: June 3, 2016 at 4:09 pm   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Fine Art, Sculptures

Sacred Places There are two chapels on the campus of The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas.  They are worlds apart in most respects and yet one might also see some similarities. The similarities start from the fact that both are chapels dedicated to quiet reflection. No interior photographs are allowed to be taken. They are […]

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Twelve Portrait Paintings of Interest in Houston’s MFAH

Posted: April 11, 2016 at 4:17 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Portraiture Studying the work of fine artists through the centuries and how they portray the people who pay them to create portraits can tell us a lot about the times and lifestyles of their subjects and also the current artistic trends of the day regarding the painting style of these portraits. Please take time to […]

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9 Favorite Masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 12:53 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston It would be literally impossible to show all of our favorite masterpieces located inside of Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts. This post will show nine of the ones that my husband and I really enjoy viewing. Local art lovers are fortunate to have one of the five largest art museums […]

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Charles Criner, the Heart & Soul of His Lithography Art

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 5:46 am   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Charles Criner Looking into the heart, soul and character of a gentleman who also happens to be a renowned artist by the name of Charles Criner has been my husband’s and my great pleasure. Being able to also call him a friend enriches us beyond belief. My husband was on the board at the Museum […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston Fabulous Landscape Paintings

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 5:31 pm   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Come along with us and take a look at some of the fabulous landscape paintings by renowned artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne and others inside of Houston’s MFA. My husband and I recently enjoyed a visit to our MFAH to see some special exhibits which continually add […]

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