r/Art 8d ago

Mesmerized, Mark Maggiori, Oil on linen, 2019 Artwork

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u/Socksthecat12 8d ago

Everytime I think I'm over this obsession to be a cowboy, something always pulls me right back in. Those CLOUDS are astonishing.

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u/ISBN39393242 8d ago

you also get to look at clouds if you aren’t a cowboy

just lyk in case it opens up more career ideas

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u/Nightmare_Tonic 8d ago

wait can you explain how to do this? for non-cowboys

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u/SilentR0b 8d ago

First step, look up.

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u/Pantzzzzless 8d ago

Ceiling. No clouds. What next?

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u/nomorebuttsplz 8d ago

Get a large cannon and aim it up

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u/trend_rudely 8d ago

Hey it worked! Sitting here watching clouds, finding shapes in them, makes me feel like a kid again. That one looks like my neighbor screaming at me, that one looks like the apartment manager. Got some dark blue ones rolling in now, guess a storm’s coming.

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u/Humperdink_ 8d ago

You still got a canon. Party time.

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u/Carrick1973 7d ago

Especially if it's a canon in D

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u/jimsinspace 8d ago

Getting some blue blockers helps too. Well at first.

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u/No_Juggernaut_5338 8d ago

step 1: cover yourself in oil

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u/Nightmare_Tonic 8d ago

Given my complexion, I'm already at step 2

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u/Mishi_Moshi 8d ago

Shhhh! keep them all for us!

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u/Pirateqeenjackbright 8d ago

Yeah but could I look at a cloud as a cowboy if I weren’t a cowboy

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u/yota-runner 7d ago

But do you get to look like a motherfuckers huckleberry while you're doing it?

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u/therealscooke much wow 7d ago

If they aren't in awe of the clouds behind them, imagine how amazing the clouds are that they ARE looking at!

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u/SkizzlerX2 8d ago

That made me laugh. I can relate. if you haven’t; check out All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy. It’s the ultimate cowboy book in my opinion. Made me want to be a cowboy

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u/B_Geisler 8d ago

And reading the entire Border Trilogy will pull your heart right out of your chest.

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u/hustownBodhi 7d ago

one of the most profound , brutal, down to earth,atmospheric, and wellwritten Series of stories of all time. The dialogs just brings you right there into border country

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u/The_Goat-Whisperer 8d ago

That's a great book. 'Blood Meridian' is another classic. But that kind of made me glad I wasn't born back then. Super-brutal.

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u/kennytucson 8d ago edited 8d ago

Blood Meridian was a trip and a half - especially having grown up in the Southwest. I read it over ten years ago and I still think about it all the time.

“Whatever in creation exists without my knowledge exists without my consent.”

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u/MagicalViewfinder 8d ago

It was over the top violent and ugh some really weird shit I wish I never read. Gonna read it again though, the man has a way with words.

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u/jimmycorpse 8d ago

Does he ever. The way the surprise and confusion of Comanche ambush on Capitan White’s group is mirrored by the shift in language mid passage, transferring that surprise and confusion to the reader, is sorcery. I’ll never get tired of reading it.

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u/kpPYdAKsOLpf3Ktnweru 7d ago

Those two full pages of prose are the best single sentence I have ever read.

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u/B_Geisler 7d ago

If that’s your flavor, the Lonesome Dove series is exceptional. Larry McMurtry is one of the few writers that can stand toe-to-to with McCarthy, and that’s really something. Though he won the Pulitzer for Lonesome Dove, you need to read “Dead Man’s Walk” and “Comanche Moon” to fully appreciate how goddamn good he is.

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u/ThisIsMyGameAccount 8d ago edited 8d ago

That quote gives me chills. The judge was so ruthless. The border trilogy is also great. I like the crossing the best. Classic brutal McCarthy prose. I particularly liked the passage in the deserted Mexican town with the one priest guarding the abandoned church and his cats. So weirdly mystical.

People mentioned RDR2, which coincidently has a small Judge Holden Easter egg.

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u/jeremydurden 8d ago

All the Pretty Horses is my favorite book but if you like it and you haven't already read Lonesome Dove, go ahead and do yourself a favor. It's the story of two retired Texas Rangers who decide to go on one last adventure. It's one of those books that can make you laugh on one page, cry on the next and then having you laughing again. IMO the writing doesn't blow your hair back quite the same as McCarthy but it did win the Pulitzer in 1986 so it's not just some genre fluff either. It's a beautiful story about friendship and loss and the end of an era.

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u/SkizzlerX2 7d ago

I really will check it out! I wrote the comment hoping there would be more suggestions. Much appreciated!

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u/Manlalaban 8d ago

Reading Blood Meridian again...that's the ultimate for me...savage and unforgiving

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u/Womec 8d ago

Literally nothing at all is stopping you from becoming one.

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u/BabyTheImpala 8d ago

That's literally why I can't stop playing Red Dead Redemption 2.

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u/Schwarzengerman 8d ago

I'll hit 1000 hours soon. Favorite game of all time.

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u/fryreportingforduty 8d ago

I should be in bed asleep... but I’m playing RDR2.

Outlaws for life.

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u/Schwarzengerman 7d ago

Be loyal to what matters friend.

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u/outjuxtapose 8d ago

Check out Cormac McCarthy border trilogy for the most perfect version of a cowboy story I’ve ever read. Unique writing style and phenomenal world and character building

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u/Distortedhideaway 8d ago

I tried reading blood meridian and it gave me nightmares! I'll check these out because I love his style but damn, blood meridian and the road are on a whole other level.

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u/outjuxtapose 8d ago

The border trilogy is not nearly as gruesome as blood meridian but has some familiar, less brutal aspects so it’s safer on that account. I still need to read the road I’ve procrastinated it for so long lol

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u/BeardedBootyPirate 8d ago

Road was my first, read it in two sittings. . Akin to Outer Dark if you read that

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u/TeresaCook67 8d ago

Holy shit I thought this was a photo

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u/Tseliot89 8d ago

Ooh have you read the Dark Tower

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u/squidrobots 8d ago

It made me think of Mejis

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u/Tseliot89 8d ago

The drop

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u/jermhenny 8d ago

Long days and pleasant nights!

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

They truly are!

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u/midwestia 8d ago

It looks like a frog

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

I was on a work call today and admired a painting hanging behind a co-worker. She messaged me the artist and I checked out his paintings. Was blown away by them, his clouds are stunning.

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u/dat-dudes-dude 8d ago

Can you post the website or dm me with it if rules prevent you from posting it here?

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u/makeitlouder 8d ago edited 8d ago

https://www.markmaggiori.com/

Edit: looks like he auctions off the paintings and sells very limited runs of prints. Too bad, I want a print of this one so bad but looks like he won't sell it.

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u/GDNerd 8d ago

Yeah I just went there to check out prices for prints and just saw the 13k price tag on the current auction. Maybe if I win the lottery...

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u/Deusselkerr 8d ago

I have one of his prints. He does limited releases where, for like 4 hours of one day, you can order a print for like a few hundred bucks and you'll get a signed print in the mail. He has those drops every few months, he picks like a dozen of his paintings to put up for print sales each time

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u/faultywalnut 8d ago

Are they surprise drops or does he announce them ahead of time? I totally want in on that action

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u/Deusselkerr 8d ago

He announces them ahead of time. Next one is June 20th

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u/woodcider 8d ago

Gah!!! He already released one of my favorites in December! Dang it!

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u/smolcontrolledbursts 8d ago

Few hundred bucks and they ship worldwide, sold.

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u/bodnarja 8d ago

I was thinking about getting one of prints but I wasn't sure if I should get paper or canvas. Which one did you get/can you recommend one or the other?

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u/SuckerpunchmyBhole 8d ago

I would say canvas but it will be more expensive

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u/Danny_Tamberelli 8d ago

Art is wild. Like this is obviously very good. But $13K is such an arbitrary number. Why not 14? Why not 12? Is this the going rate for cowboy art?

Not that artists don't deserve to get paid. But how don't you just allow bidding? Placing any number on it seems presumptuous. I instantly think this piece is worth less than that. I don't know why.

I'm just kind of rambling and not sure where to go. But I like the art but not for $13K.

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u/funkyflapsack 8d ago

The rule i heard is that you never sell a piece for less than the last one. So maybe this dude sold em for $200 when he first started out, but they sold well enough that he just kept upping the price, and now this is where they land.

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u/Danny_Tamberelli 8d ago

Now that is interesting. I guess that's effectively how any other product is sold.

Since art has no practical use the ceiling is unlimited. Kind of like classic cars. You don't really drive them anymore, they're art now. So they can be worth anything.

This really put in in perspective for me man. Thank you.

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u/ImitationExtract 8d ago

It was a bid. Started at $4,900 and ended at $13,100.

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u/TasteTheRaimbow 8d ago

Some big things to keep in mind:

Size: a huge canvas costs a lot.

Frame: some frames are worth as much as the painting itself

Paint: a huge canvas means a lot of paint. Top tier oil paints cost a ton, so just the paint alone can be worth a lot.

Hours: if he spends literal months making it, he’s getting paid for the work he puts in.

And finally, he has perfected his craft. He’s not just some painter, he’s a fully fledged professional. Years of his life dedicated to mastering his craft.

Not everyone wants to buy a painting, especially one that costs 10 grand. But some people have so much spare cash that they have no problem throwing it down on something that will look beautiful in their summer home.

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u/kol15 8d ago

If people buy it for $13k, it's worth $13k.

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u/tessatessatessatessa 8d ago

I really really really want to purchase a print of his but the limited runs create a scarcity I can’t afford / can’t time right (or haven’t been able to so far). I always get the emails at a bad time either budget wise or literally I miss the runs.

I studied fine art in school (didn’t make it my career though) and I’m still head-scratchy as to why you would limit prints as much as Maggiori does. I can see not wanting to turn every painting into unlimited copies but oh my god I wish a little horse girl pleb like me could get a little something for my wall, his stuff is just so beautiful.

Is it just that he’s that good and successful that he can afford to finely tune the scarcity of his products? Does anyone know more about the economy of fine art as to why it’s hard to even grab a print?

One of these days I’ll get the timing right 😂

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u/Deusselkerr 8d ago

If it's hard to get prints, the price per print is higher, and the hype gets his name out there.

Maybe it's a rule from his gallery (Maxwell Alexander)

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u/tessatessatessatessa 8d ago

While I can respect his right as the artist (or the gallery policies or whatever) to distribute his work the way he wants, it smacks of some of the elitism in the art world that drove me away from wanting to participate in it beyond college. I’m of two minds ultimately; on the one hand I’m like good for him and the success he’s found, on the other, I have a gut reaction to the implicit classism in the inaccessibility of his work in this particular dimension.

I dunno, basically every other artist I follow has prints of at least a handful of works available any old time online, they still have fan bases and demand for limited edition products

Thanks for the perspective!

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u/Deusselkerr 8d ago

Hmm. To me, it’s not inaccessible since he puts HD images of them online. Anyone can look at them. But he’s an artist who’s found a way to monetize his skill, something many artists never do, or they do but get taken advantage of. I’m not gonna hate on him for making money as best he can using his talent

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u/wattohhh 8d ago

He has a print release this weekend funny enough

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u/Ashamed-Leopard40291 8d ago

Business wise, it's quite good. I didn't even want a print and for a second I wanted one when I read how limited it is. Which is stupid, but that's what happens.

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u/KahlaPaints 8d ago

I absolutely loathe the concept of making prints difficult or expensive to obtain. There's no reason for prints to be exclusive anymore other than ego and status. There was a time that getting reproductions made was expensive, and high quality prints are still not cheap. But they're certainly easy.

No one is entitled to prints, of course. But it doesn't feel like the artists appreciate a huge percentage of people who enjoy their work when they make such arbitrary rules for getting a copy. Imagine a band that wouldn't sell fans a CD or LP of the songs...

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u/tessatessatessatessa 8d ago

Yeah I love the work and I am happy for a successful fine artist but it’s definitely an economic strategy that gets under my skin and ultimately is driving me toward giving up on wanting a print in the end anyway

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u/KahlaPaints 8d ago

Agreed. It makes it feels like a game I have no interest in playing. In art school they taught to price prints like a secondary type of original, so they're exclusive and go up in value over time. Always rubbed me the wrong way.

My favorite professor had the opposite mentality - he had a gift shop in his studio so that anyone could afford his work. The originals sold for tens of thousands, but the UPS guy dropping off supplies could still buy it on a coffee mug if he wanted to.

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u/OneAviatrix 8d ago

I didn’t realize “cowboys in front of growing storm clouds” could be a whole genre but this Mark guy is killing it!

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u/wadech 8d ago

Print sale coming up on the 20th

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u/Baclava69 7d ago

I think my brother got me a print of this painting last christmas. I haven’t framed it yet but when i took a look at it the quality was stellar!! One of the most beautiful ones i own.

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u/makeitlouder 7d ago

You could start a bidding war right here in this thread! lol

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u/thepersonwiththeface 5h ago

FYI, he just released the list for his limited sale on sunday. https://www.markmaggiori.com/print-sale

I am on his newsletter, so I actually was sent early access information if you are interested... dm me

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

Sure thing!

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u/noise_speaks 8d ago

Just want to say, if your coworker has an original, she’s very lucky. They’re hard to find and sell fast.

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

It most likely was a print, looking at the original measurements it seems smaller on her wall but was a different picture to this one. I'll ask her!

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u/Edward_Pissypants 8d ago

Looks like even the prints are valuable since they're on a timed, single day release

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u/Lol33ta 8d ago

I'm a sucker for colorful clouds.

/r/ImaginarySkyscapes <3

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u/fysh RISD Film student 8d ago

oil on linen

I beg your fucking pardon???

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u/TheReinsofFullnight 8d ago

Had one like in the pic the other day by my house. My jaw was dropped. Never seen anything like it.

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u/ElectricFeedback 8d ago

The lighting in these paintings is something else... so amazing

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u/derpderpdonkeypunch 8d ago

Not gonna lie, man, you need to get out to Colorado and the American West and see the sunsets for yourself. A Bierstadt is the only thing that comes close, because it's the size of a large wall and his rendering of light is amazing. Second to that is playing Red Dead Redemption 2 on a huge OLED with HDR, but neither really matches seeing it with your own eyes.

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u/POYDRAWSYOU 8d ago

Yea for an oil painting it looks 3d rendered in blender or something. Crazy skills right there.

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u/SaltyBabe 8d ago

Cool story! I love knowing little this bite like this for some reason. Finding beauty accidentally is wonderful.

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u/Palmquistador 8d ago

Agreed. I love this style. Beautiful.

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u/Sharkolantern 8d ago

I love his work!

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u/GaryBBenson 8d ago

Paintings like these always remind me of the book Lonesome Dove. I've been kinda obsessed with cowboys every since reading that one

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u/whiskeyslicker 8d ago

Me too, Gus and Woodrow right there

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

Must check that out, thanks for the recommendation

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u/pieholester 8d ago

There is a mini series starring Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall if you dont want to read the book. A very good cast and well done. Also, if you havent seen it, Quigley Down Under is a fun Tom Selleck western.

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u/Wizard_Knife_Fight 8d ago

Why would you tell someone not to read that masterpiece?!

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u/Doopadaptap 8d ago

Strong contender for the album cover

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u/Agroskater 8d ago

I was going to make a dumb joke about how good red dead’s graphics are, then I realized THIS IS A PAINTING?!?

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

It's nuts. I always wonder how people can paint like this

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u/Distortedhideaway 8d ago

I've recently took up painting, very recently. Just kind of fucking around. Oil and canvas and its mind blowing that anyone can accomplish this in that medium. If you feel like being truly humbled, might I suggest trying to paint with oil?

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u/tosser_0 8d ago

It's all humbling. I've been toying around with art for a long time. I tried doing a pencil portrait course recently, and realized how much skill is involved. To get a decent result it takes so much time and patience.

Mine suck, even after a long time of general drawing.

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u/Norma5tacy 7d ago

time and patience

That’s it. As an artist I try to convince people that’s all you need to learn art but some people don’t want to hear it. No matter what level you’re at with art you never stop learning or being a student. You can ask pros about their work and they’ll tell you things a beginner would say: “I don’t like most of my work”, “I’m still struggling to learn about color”. Of course it’s all relative to skill but still it just goes to show art is a cruel mistress.

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u/J2HxPWNZ 8d ago

Can't convince me it's not a photo with a filter. I refuse to believe.

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u/kameyamaha 8d ago

But then that begs the question: why don't we admire photos with an art filter as much.

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u/friggingeee 8d ago

Because we know what work went into painting it even if the end result is the same

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u/kameyamaha 6d ago

I guess the same way we admire someone who bikes across continents even though a plane could do it much faster.

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u/skull_attachment 8d ago edited 8d ago

Mark Maggiori

Holy shit lol I haven't heard that name in a while! Also known as the singer of the band Pleymo, here in France he's mostly known as one of the figureheads of late 90s/early 00s French nu-metal.

I'm in high school again. :')

Edit: More!
Thanks /u/omni_cube for the nostalgia trip.

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u/seekandenjoy 8d ago

I had no idea! He seems to have really reinvented himself here in the greater Taos,NM area. His supernatural talent as a painter and earnestness as a French cowboy are endearing and hilarious.

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u/wjbc 8d ago

2019? I would have guessed this was an old-time illustration from the first half of the 20th century if you didn't tell us otherwise. I love how they are looking at the sunset, seemingly oblivious to the ominous thunderhead forming behind them.

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u/Stalk_Jumper 8d ago

Indeed. This feels like Borg and Moran had a lovechild.

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u/Mandar_Jones 8d ago

This made me feel warm and fuzzy! What a perfect baby

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u/SaltyBabe 8d ago

It’s strange because reading this I totally agree but looking at it, it almost has an eerie sci-fi feel or just something very modern about it somehow too. The style is very unique.

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u/acog 8d ago

For me it's that the riders and horses are super high detail and extremely realistic but the ground is impressionistic and the clouds are highly stylized.

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u/Pezdrake 8d ago

Holy shit this artist is younger than me.

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u/jaspersgroove 8d ago

Like the cover to a Louis L’Amour novel

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u/Agorbs 8d ago

So if my college did its job, and I’m remembering correctly, there was a group of illustrators in the 20th century that specialized in stuff like this called cowboy illustrators (not a creative bunch) and I believe they still exist, pretty sure this guy is in it.

E: college did not fail me, but this guy isn’t associated with them, it seems. They are a real group though! You can find them here.

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u/tylercreatesworlds 8d ago

Same. I've seen his art before, but I assumed the works were much older. No idea Mark is an active artist.

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u/qgoodman 6d ago

Yeah, reminds me of Maynard Dixon’s art

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u/theplaneflyingasian 8d ago

Those clouds are beyond chefs kiss. I just love that look

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u/bowie_nipples 8d ago

I love western art. My favorite is Ed Mell (totally different style than this). If anyone wants to list more contemporary western artists for me I wouldn’t complain

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

I'll check him out!

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u/bowie_nipples 8d ago

Yes do! I just got my hands on one of his Lithographs: November Cloud

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u/an_anniemouse 8d ago

Check out Brett Allen Johnson. His style is akin to Mark Maggiori and they actually show out of the same gallery.

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u/bhamhawker 8d ago

Logan Maxwell Hagege is fantastic too.

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u/Hawkspring 8d ago

Love Ed Mell’s work!

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u/tommydenim 8d ago

frederic remington

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u/Vaquera 8d ago

Love Ed Mell’s work too ❤️

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u/mc-edit 8d ago

You should check out r/westernart. We post all of these artists in the comments, including Ed Mell, Brett Allen Johnson, Logan Maxwell Hagege and Mark a Maggiori.

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u/Cowshatesheep 7d ago

Check out Charlie Russell, he was a cowboy/ artist here in Montana, has some awesome paintings

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u/The--Nameless--One 8d ago

I would love to see this painting in person. It looks totally digital!

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u/alxodz 8d ago

I’m a simple man, I see Mark Maggiori clouds and I upvote and give my free award.

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u/daschundtof 8d ago

Amazing! I'm such a Red Dead Fan, I thought it was from that subreddit first. Love the colors!!

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u/Glassblaster2000 8d ago

So what are the cowboys looking at?

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u/happyfestivusgeorgie 8d ago

Pinkertons.

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u/Xanderoga 8d ago

Fuck the Pinkertons

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u/looper741 8d ago

The sunset of course. I’d imagine it’s even more beautiful than the clouds.

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u/ShoBeaut 8d ago

I saw another piece of his on here called Thunderhead which similarly features a fantastic cloud.

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u/fianchettoknight 8d ago

This is a whole vibe, and could see myself actually hanging this up. Well Done!!

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u/Love_God551 8d ago

That’s really extraordinary!

Fantastic piece truly!

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u/CrystalDouglas5 8d ago

Damn I really like this. Such great depth.

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u/mitchellpb 8d ago

I’m 1/2 hard and heading toward 3/4..

Beautiful work

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

The highest of compliments

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u/Hawkspring 8d ago

Mark is the truth. I saw one on exhibit at the Autry in LA. The cloud portions especially are just on a higher level

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u/omni_cube 8d ago

I'd say that was incredible to see

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u/session6 8d ago

I cannot believe people can paint this well. Stunning.

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u/myroommateisgarbage 8d ago

I know it. Where does one even begin to learn to make such beautiful art?

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u/jbeezy80 8d ago

I would pay good money for that. That’s incredible

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u/noise_speaks 8d ago

I know what his originals go for, it is good money. Even his prints will set you back $300-$600.

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u/_teadog 8d ago

Looking at his website, he's getting ready to do a limited print release. Says anywhere from $150-$450.

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u/jesbohn 8d ago

He recently sold an original for about 90k! Prints are signed, and go for around $600

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u/ChanceInner 8d ago

This art is one of a kind. Every detail and concept of it is remarkable! So talented. Amazing

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u/Artichoke-Factory 8d ago

The shading and everything... zooming out, it looks realistic. That artist is gifted beyond words.

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u/PiratesTale 8d ago

Maxfield Parrish-ish clouds. The light...I’ve seen these clouds in Arizona.

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u/teomodo 8d ago

ohh this reminds me of ecstasy by Maxfield Parrish!

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u/captnex 8d ago

Ok but my favorite thing about this guy is he's this super french dude with like impeccable vintage/hipster cowboy look. His entire vibe is insane

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u/Tseliot89 8d ago

Fellas is it gay to like sunsets

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u/liquidinstant 8d ago

Idk, it’s probably chill, I’m getting some heavy brokeback vibes rn anyways sooooo

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u/snowwfoxxx 8d ago

Gorgeous!!!! Words don’t do it justice

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u/Migerulol 8d ago

how its this type of art called? looks so photorealistic

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u/Stalk_Jumper 8d ago

The buffalo in the cloud is an interesting touch.

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u/jac9017 8d ago

Omg this is fuckin beautiful

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u/goldendreamseeker 8d ago

Very inspiring! Nice work!

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u/i_like_skunks 8d ago

I love how the cowboys aren't even looking at the awesome clouds... They are focused on something so spectacular they have their back to our view. We just get to imagine how much better that looks.

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u/MumblingGhost 8d ago

I always wonder if these artists are so talented that they can whip up photo realistic looking characters purely with their imagination, or if they look at reference for paintings like this.

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u/acole25 8d ago

Wow what incredible skills you have, your hard work seems to have really paid off!!

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u/jbm_the_dream 8d ago

Mark Maggiori is a one of my favs. He’s also incredibly attractive, which seems unfair for one man to be so gifted lol.

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u/kaanapalikid 8d ago

This is incredible, I thought I was a photo

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u/malongoria 8d ago

I had to look close to see this wasn't a photograph. Wow, just WOW!

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u/Majestic-Suggestion 8d ago

Beautiful. What's the size?

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u/eaglessoar 8d ago

Wow just wow. I've seen clouds like this. I pull out my phone and take a Pic. But nothing makes them seem this big. This picture is big I love it. That cloud has weight I can feel it billowing. I've felt this in life and you captured it bravo.

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u/kne0n 8d ago

That's what really amazes me about this painting, it captures the scale of the clouds that is hard to describe

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u/mango1588 8d ago

I honestly thought this was just a fantastically timed and staged photo. This is gorgeous!

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u/catpace89 8d ago

Clouds are so damn delicious looking.

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u/ashtefer1 8d ago

Everytime I see mark maggioris paintings I always have to stop and stare for a good 10mins.

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u/natah7 8d ago

I’m an artist and I will never stop being dumbfounded by realistic pieces of art. I always zoom in and try to imagine myself painting the details and get stumped with how much time it would take me to make it look good lol

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u/kdubs 8d ago

are you fucking kidding me?..

go to this guy's website it just keeps getting better. might be my new favorite artist

holy shit

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u/big_ofen 7d ago

How sick would this look with native americans tho :0

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u/firmakind 7d ago

Dude on the right is like "can we get the fuck going?! I don't want to be stranded again in a storm because you had another epiphany about how it's all a simulation Arthur!"

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u/StaunchYapper40 7d ago

As a huge sucker for westerns this is genuinely one of my favourite pieces I've seen on this sub

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u/jocky300 8d ago

Is the left side of the cloud meant to look like a bulls head or am I just jerking my steer?

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u/faiz0r 8d ago

Ngl I don't really up vote much art but this is a masterpiece, that cloud in the background looks absolutely intense. I love it!

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u/bit25slim 8d ago

What the fuck? Who taught you this your liberal arts professor at your uni in the city?

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u/gimmeafuckinname 8d ago

Why are they wearing chaps made out of….polar bear?

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u/I_Minored_In 8d ago

It’s sheep

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u/SCUMDOG_MILLIONAIRE 8d ago

I love those types of clouds. The ones that are towering, have well defined edges, don’t move. Even better when they are reflecting a sunset. Beautiful painting

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