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Artist A.D. Cook painting Encore

‘Tis the Season for Art

I was out earlier and someone wished me a “Season’s Greetings.” It was the first time this year that I’ve heard holiday cheers as we transition into cooler months and

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FAST FORWARD by A.D. Cook (preview image), 2013

Fast Forward Ferrari

Shifting gears — in art and life… Years ago, I did a series of motorcycle paintings — big epic original artworks celebrating the passion and freedom of the two-wheel lifestyle.

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OBLIVIOUS art nude on canvas by A.D. Cook (detail)

Sublime and Oblivious

You never know what great surprises resurface from the art archives. Years ago, when I moved my life and studio from Portland to Las Vegas I had left behind a

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SEVEN by A.D. Cook 1993 (preview)


Last week I posted in my blog that it’s always fun to post art from the past. Over the last few days, I’ve added three large original paintings from 1993-94

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THREE GOLD painting on canvas by A.D. Cook (preview)

Three Gold

Created in 1993, this original painting on canvas has been in a climate-controlled archive for the last decade. Recently discovered and offered here, this is an original one-of-a-kind painting. Three

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Creative 2012

My Creative 2012

For many of us, this was a fun-filled and interesting year. Memorable for sure. I know it was for me. That may be why 2012 was (and still is) such

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Nirvana by A.D. Cook

Nirvana Complete…

Just wrapping up Nirvana. She’s signed and ready to hang. I’ll look forward to an unveiling soon. Meanwhile, watch my site for the video and Blog post. Cheers!

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An Evening of Luxury DSM Mercedes Mixer at Fletcher Jones Imports 10/17/12

The Art at Mercedes

The Fletcher Jones Mercedes VIP Unveiling was great. Special thanks to DSM Luxury Las Vegas. I always enjoy quality time with collectors and friends. Thanks to everyone who joined us.

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A.D. Cook with T-Rex Hollywood Video mural (preview)

The Art of Tenacity

Tenacity; the quality or property of being tenacious. Tenacity is another word for determination. It means starting something and finishing it. And then there’s talent, defined as “a natural endowment

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PREMIER art nude by A.D. Cook (preview)

Creative Collaborations

Owning original art is an enjoyable experience. Participating in its creation brings that experience to a whole different level. Collaboration in the creation of art is a union of energies

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