Opposites attract. The paintings of Sidney Laufman

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I really love the look of Modern Art in traditional interiors as well as more contemporary ones. At this point I can’t decide which I like more so I am going to give you a little bit of both! Here is some inspiration for today’s post about the Art of Sidney Laufman. But first the inspiration. Here are some examples of  modern art in interiors, enjoy!

Since I am really excited about our First annual holiday gala, I thought I would tell you more about one of the art collection that will be featured in our gallery when you come. One of the larger collections we represent is the paintings of American modernist Sidney Laufman. The following is courtesy of Carolina Galleries; “Sidney Laufman was born in 1891 in Cleveland, Ohio. A Woodstock painter, Laufman studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and at The Art Students League under…

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Urban Contemplation: 14 – The Industrial Revolution and its Deconstruction

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The city series….

The cities where the industrial revolution was founded….

I remember the period in our American history, when the industrial revolution was coming to an end. I was in my mid-twenties and working as a Process Engineer at the DuPont Company. If you were a young person in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s trying to believe in the American dream, a job with the DuPont Company was a great place to start.

Or so I thought. Little to my knowledge, things were about to get very difficult. Life was going to become very hard. The way in which our society ran and governed its social, civil, economic and political spheres were about to change.

The social agenda of the New Deal that sustained the dreams of many families and individuals would slowly be deconstructed until it (with the hopes of some) would be gone forever.

In the…

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