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Re: Aroids in Art

  • Subject: Re: Aroids in Art
  • From: "mossytrail" <mossytrail@hctc.com>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 18:41:02 -0800

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> Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 09:55:56 -0800
> From: hermine <hermine@endangeredspecies.com>
> Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] [SPAM]  FW: RE:  Aroids in Art
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>    Artists are used to such things and dont spazz over
> them. years of  drawing naked people kind of dulls
> whatever it is which makes it a  BIG DEAL for civilians. 
> Much art is terribly hot and were it not in  a museum with
> a big frame around it, could do time as playboy 
> centerfolds. Ceptin how those ladies are not skinny enough
> for today,  and have actual "FLESH"  and no implants. 
> Especially when the  renaissance came in and paintings in
> europe stopped being bible stories.
On that note, Hawaii artist Carolyn Quan includes Aroid
motifs (especially Monstera deliciosa leaves) in some of her
works.  If you dont mind nudes, take a look at this:

If you prefer it without the nudes, there are Aroid leaves
in some of these:

And here is one of an anthurium inflorescence:

Jason Hernandez
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