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Art Workshops, December 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Art Workshops

Art Workshops… Painting, Drawing, Color (lots of colors) — we’re going to have fun this holiday season. I’ve teamed up with talented artist extraordinaire Beti Kristof and Las Vegas’ best

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LA Art Show 2015, Los Angeles, CA

LA Art Show

The LA ART SHOW. Historic. Modern. Contemporary. 2015 celebrated its 20th year for this momentous event boasting 120 galleries and representing 22 countries. Andy Warhol once said that “Art is

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Robert Henri quote

The Nakedness of Woman

The Nakedness of Woman — a celebration of timeless beauty… It’s a beautiful vision — the female figure. For as long as man has created he has immortalized the female

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Victoria Anisova with Apple - BW

Models and Muses

Beauty inspires me. I’m pretty sure I’ve posted on that a time or two. And I know I’ve declared as well that if I ever found anything more beautiful than

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A.D. Cook Lifestyle Art, Las Vegas, NV

Your Lifestyle. Your Art.

Celebrating Life Through Art. Your lifestyle. Your Art. Enduring and timeless, my original paintings preserve and celebrate my ideals of abundance and a zest for life. Over the years I’ve

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WiX ADCookArt 2014

Beauty Inspires Me

Celebrating Timeless Beauty Through Powerful Art. I live by those words. Beauty inspires me to seek grace in the lines and form of the female figure – to me, the

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Barry Mack Red Abstract Detail

Barry Mack

Barry Mack and I go back a long time. I met Barry in the late 1980s when we were introduced by a mutual friend. Our shared passion for art immediately

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Ardor over couch preview by A.D. Cook

Ardor Giclee

My third release in my newly authorized series of figurative collectibles — Ardor giclee. Beautiful from any angle, Liz in ADROR takes pause by the window as light dances across

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Solstice painting on wall - preview

Solstice Giclee

My second release in my all-new series of art collectibles — Solstice giclee. Peaceful and relaxed, Solstice warms any room and is a perfect painting for your restful areas. —

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Backdraft painting by A.D. Cook on wall

Backdraft Giclee

Among my figurative paintings created within this last decade, BACKDRAFT is definitely among my most renowned… — BACKDRAFT — That’s why I’ve moved her to the front of the line

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Photographing ARDOR by A.D. Cook 2013

Picture Perfect Paintings

Picture perfect paintings… or perfect picture paintings. Either way, I’m excited to share that my book project is moving along nicely. We’re in the process of photographing my collection of

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A.D. Cook figurative paintings at ArtisticLifestyles Gallery, Las Vegas 10/15/13

designMINDS and ArtisticLifestyles

10/15/13 — The designMINDS mixer at ArtisticLifestyles Gallery – fostering relationships among creative people. designMINDS is a networking consortium to foster relationships among creative people in Las Vegas. They gather

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