Anyone into Thomas Kinkade paintings?..

Discussion in 'Creative Arts' started by Edward 96GTS, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. Edward 96GTS

    Edward 96GTS F1 Rookie
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    Nov 1, 2003
    I have Lamp Light Lane(sn-canvas) if anyone is interested in buying.Retail is $5000. Make offer?
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  3. a8guy

    a8guy Formula Junior

    Nov 2, 2003
    all bow down to the "master of light"
  4. detailman

    detailman Formula Junior

    May 26, 2002
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    I like his work and have several prints in my house, bun no origonals
  5. Doody

    Doody F1 Veteran

    Nov 16, 2001
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    what ever happened with the condo development he was trying to do - somewhere in nocal, i believe?

  6. Edward 96GTS

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    Nov 1, 2003
    i think that development was in san jose area. i'm about 90 miles from there, so i never heard much about it.
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  8. Sarc

    Sarc Karting

    Nov 1, 2003
    The development has progressed without "the painter of light's" name attached to it. Apparently for some reason, buyers weren't going for the extra $$$ (some absurd amount) that the homes were costing with his name in the mix.
    Kind of funny, if you ask me, that Kinkade is trying to sell a "lifestyle" that is nothing more than a house incorporating extra detail and historic elements, something not found in the taupe "McMansions" of today littering my area and yours.

    I really don't understand all the rage about his work (I can replicate his work fairly easily, but admire his business savvy. (although I'd prefer a Picasso store at my mall than a Kinkade one)

  9. Nibblesworth

    Nibblesworth Formula 3

    Nov 29, 2002
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    I'm no art guru, but as far as I'm concerned, any artist who markets his stuff as a FUGGIN' MALL has little to no value in my book.

    But again, that's just me, and I'm really nothing but a stinky turd, so take my opinion as you will.
  10. Santini

    Santini Formula Junior

    Oct 1, 2003
    North Carolina
    I personally don't care for his work. Too cheesy.

    If you want to see true "painters of light", look up Frederick Church, Thomas Cole or any number of great painters from the Hudson River School.

    100 years from now, Thomas Kinkade will be long forgotten...IHMO.
  11. Tspringer

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    Apr 11, 2002
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  13. cohiba_man

    cohiba_man Formula Junior

    Jan 23, 2003
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    That Frederick Church is amazing, any more links to check out?
  14. Santini

    Santini Formula Junior

    Oct 1, 2003
    North Carolina
    I agree; he's my all-time favorite artist, along with Thomas Cole.

    Sorry, I don't have any specific links. Do a Google search for "Frederick E. Church". Also, search for his painting "Icebergs"-it's my favorite.
  15. Napolis

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    Jim Glickenhaus
    Turner. "Rockets and Blue Light"

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