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Old 09-17-09, 08:50 PM   #1
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Help me think of this artist's name

There is a room dedicated to his work in the Chicago Museum. He does these very stylized jungle scapes, almost pointillism, uses bold colors that sorta of look like tempura paint.
He compared himself to Picasso saying that he painted in the classic style and Picasso in the Egyptian style.

Anyone know who I'm trying to think up?
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There is a room dedicated to his work in the Chicago Museum. He does these very stylized jungle scapes, almost pointillism, uses bold colors that sorta of look like tempura paint.
He compared himself to Picasso saying that he painted in the classic style and Picasso in the Egyptian style.

Anyone know who I'm trying to think up?
what time period?
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Old 09-17-09, 09:02 PM   #3
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First half of the 20th century.
He was not well received when he was active but gained acclaim later.

Stylized trees and animals.
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I don't know if he has a room in the Chicago Art Museum, but the name that came to mind for me was Georges Seurat

*edit, missed "jungle themes", Seurat doesn't fit.

hmm...
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Nope, but you are on the right track. More whimsical style.
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Something like this?

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or this?

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Rousseau is it. Thank you thank you.
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Wow, my guess was way off.

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Similar, Hicks "Peaceable Kingdom"

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hmmm.....I was thinking it was the artist formerly known as jsharr.
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