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Art on the Street

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I was in Newtown the other night walking to Carriageworks on my way to see a sweet musical concerning aliens and tiki, and I spied a dude painting some street art. Turns out it’s for the 2042: Art on the Street Festival. A+++. I’m going to try and get to a free urban art tour if I can.

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Art Renewal Centre

Waterhouse, Rossetti, Godward

The Art Renewal Centre is a massive online museum of hi-res images of paintings dating back from around the Victorian period. Aside from these generous peeps being against contemporay art, they are A + and provide so many art goodies. My current banner is an image by Alphonse Mucha, a pimp of the Art Nouveau kingdom.

More pimps of ye olde arts:

J.W. Waterhouse Pre-Raphaelite

Dante Gabriel RossettiAlso Pre-Raphaelite

Norman Rockwell American 1950s Champ

Sandro BotticellRenaissance Mofo. Think Venus by Shocking Blue.

John William GodwardNeoclassical

You can also check out the art of those crazy turtle teens we all know and love at the ARC! Rad!

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