Kloosterboer on Pollination

Lesley Thiel — And She Woke — Oil on Panel, 30 x 24 inches or 76 x 61 cm
Lorena Kloosterboer — Tempus ad Requiem I — Acrylic on Canvas, 12 x 15 ¾ inches or 30 x 40 cm
Jan Davidsz. De Heem — A Richly Laid Table with Parrots, ca. 1655 [Photo Credit: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria]
Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder — A Still Life of Flowers in a Wan-Li Vase on a Ledge with Flowers, Shells, and a Butterfly, ca. 1609 [Photo Credit: The National Gallery, London, UK]
Carel Fabritius — The Goldfinch, dated 1654 [Photo Credit: The Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands]


Left: Lorena Kloosterboer — Tempus ad Requiem XXIV — Acrylic on Canvas, 19 ¾ x 23 ½ inches or 50 x 60 cm — Right: Copy or Inspiration? — Undisclosed Dutch Artist
Left: Lorena Kloosterboer — Tempus Memores I — Acrylic on Wood Panel, 19 ½ x 19 ¾ inches or 49 ½ x 50 cm — Right: Copy or Inspiration? — Undisclosed Dutch Artist
The Seated Man — attributed to 14-year-old Michelangelo, sketched during his apprenticeship under Domenico Ghirlandaio [Image credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest]
Left: Albrecht Dürer’s 1511 “Madonna with the Pear” — Right: Monogrammist IR “The Virgin and Child with a Pear” ca. 1515 [Image credit: Blanton Museum of Art/Collection of Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas]
Venn diagram of a few concepts that may possibly lead to the Ideal Artwork — A proposal to ignite an examination into creativity despite knowing that there are no magic formulas and that the Ideal doesn’t exist

Mimicry Galore

Left: Utagawa Hiroshige’s 1857 woodblock print in the ukiyo-e genre “The Residence with Plum Trees at Kameido” — Right: Vincent van Gogh’s 1887 copy entitled “Flowering Plum Tree” — [Photo credit Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam]

Approval of Theft

Left: Edward Hopper’s 1942 “Nighthawks” — Right: Dianne Gall’s 2020 “It’s Happening Again”


Katsushika Hokusai — The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Color Woodblock c. 1830 [Image Credit: Public Domain Wikipedia]
Top Left: Assemblage by Jane Perkins — Top Middle: “Hokusai Ducky” by Peggy Lindt — Top Right: “The Great Wave of Pug” by Ryan Mercado — Lower Left: “What Goes Around Comes Around” by Bonnie Louis Monteleone — Lower Middle: “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa — The Starry Night” by S. Martin — Lower Right: “Sea is for Cookie” by Photosonny

Derivative Work

Patrick Kramer — The Critique — Oil on Dibond, 20 x 20 inches or 50 ¾ x 50 ¾ cm
Patrick Kramer — Love Lost — Oil on Dibond, 18 x 16 inches or 45 ¾ x 40 ½ cm
Lino Lago — Paint over Paint (On Ingres) — Oil on Linen, 43 ¼ x 70 ¾ inches or 110 x 180 cm
Lino Lago — Fake Abstract (Bouguereau) — Oil on Linen, 47 ¼ x 59 inches or 120 x 150 cm


Stephanie Rew — Morgana — Oil and 24 carat Gold Leaf on Panel, 9 ½ x 7 inches or 24 x 18 cm
Stephanie Rew — Hush — Oil and 24 carat Gold Leaf on Wood, 11 ¾ x 6 ¼ inches or 30 x 16 cm
From left to right: 1) Raphael’s 1511 Portrait of Pope Julius II [Photo credit: National Gallery, London] — 2) Titian’s 1543 Portrait of Pope Paul III [Photo credit: Museo di Capodimonte, Naples] — 3) Diego Velázquez’s 1650 Portrait of Innocent X [Photo credit: Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome] — 4) Francis Bacon’s 1953 Study after Velázquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X [Photo credit: Wikipedia]

Blossoms and Pollinators



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Lorena Kloosterboer

Lorena Kloosterboer

Artist painting contemporary realist still lifes. Author of Painting in Acrylics. Loves writing about art, artists & exhibitions. Visit www.art-lorena.com.