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LUSTER Exhibit at the National Corvette Museum in 2024

LUSTER Lives Large!

Photo copyright © National Corvette Museum Announcing A New Tour Venue I’m excited to share that the LUSTER Exhibition will be featured at The NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM beginning March 1st, 2024, through December 31st, …

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ETERNAL metal artwork in progress 031523

The Eternal Update The Bending of Light It’s been a while since I posted anything about my current artwork on the easel. ETERNAL, my lifesize metal fine art nude that I started …

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Barry Mack Abstract - Close Up

The C Gallery Show Shines a Spotlight on the Power and Beauty of Abstract Art

Featuring 14 Golden Abstract Paintings Celebrating my old friend, artist Barry Mack, and his new golden abstract series! PRESS RELEASE Barry Mack, an artist known for exceptional innovation and creativity, …

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Citadelle Art Museum Luster Event 2023

Luster Exhibition at The Citadelle Art Museum

February 14 through May 21, 2023 Celebrate your love for cars, motorcycles, and art beginning Valentine’s Day through May 21st, 2023, at The Citadelle Art Museum in Canadian, Texas. The Citadelle …

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Luster Museum Map with pins - 2018 through 2023

The Luster Across America Tour 2018 and Beyond

Luster on the Move LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Paintings exhibition is heading to its 15th destination since its premiere in 2018. So far, the museum …

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Indian Summer by A.D. Cook

The End Of The Road

The Long Run January 15 marks the end of the road for my painting, INDIAN SUMMER, which I created in the Fall of 2000 for a step-by-step article and cover …

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Wanderlust Drawing by A.D. Cook WIP - 01/08/23


WANDERLUST, 18″x24″, pastel pencil on board, work in process, Jan 08. 2023 Power Down With Pencils Like many of you, I spend a lot of time surrounded by technology. As …

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LUSTER Realism Exhibition - Indian Summer 2023 Update

Luster Update 2023

From David Wagner 12/31/22 “I am so pleased to be able to report that LUSTER has been booked by the very hip San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, not far …

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Model Society Model Citizen 2023

Model Citizen 2023

Thank You, Model Society I am honored to start the New Year as a featured artist in the Models Citizens 2023 gallery. their first curated gallery for the year. Forty-one outstanding …

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Happy New Year from A.D. Cook

Happy New Year 2023!

A New Year and Creative Reset With 2022 behind us, I am ready for a new year of inspiration and creativity. Looking back, this past year was productive and reflective …

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Merry Christmas 2022

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Wishing you and yours all the best this holiday season.

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MetalFusion original artworks by A.D. Cook

MetalFusion Flashback!

2007 Private Collection Pieces My MetalFusion™ artworks were a blast to create! Each was an original mixed media blend of my blended photography, metalwork, and art. My MetalFusion™ originals began …

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Happy Launch Day 2022 - live since 1996

26 Years Ago Today — Live Since 1996 Celebrating Another Year Online! Today, we’re celebrating’s 26th birthday (launch day). Officially launched on October 23rd, 1996, the website has always been about …

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Bonsai Tree in Contemporary Home

Pruning The Bonsai

Of Websites and Bonsais Sometimes, when chatting with my fellow web designers about developing and growing a website, I reference the process to a bonsai tree. Before I get too …

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Celebrating 500 Posts Posts & Articles on

The Big Five Oh Oh!

Celebrating 500 Posts & Articles, So Far… This post celebrates five hundred observations and stories of art, love, Las Vegas, and beyond on the website. Version One of the …

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