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Sketches

Posted on the 08 April 2011 by Elizabethwix

 

I recently went to the Edward Hopper show at the Whitney. Whenever I  actually get out of the house and do something, I realize how much my imagination is nourished by looking at things. I immediately start making photo/sketches of people I'll never paint....

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the girl at the fruit store in Chelsea Market.

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a man waiting for a bus on 5th Avenue

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the counter people at Eisenberg's Sandwich  Shop

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a young woman, intent on her cell phone --an archetype almost -- I think  of Vermeer's woman reading a letter.

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 the reincarnation of Guilietta Massina from La Strada, haunting 8th Avenue in search of a cab

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if only ancient Fuzzy-Hair hadn't been sitting behind her....but so easy to delete in a drawing

 

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