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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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Implied Nude by A.D. Cook - Harley Diaz, model, Las Vegas

The Implied Nude

The implied nude. Demure and forever discrete, the implied nude is society’s answer to the tasteful nude or what I like to think of as the “hidden nipple dichotomy.” I

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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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Lotus by A.D. Cook

Lotus

Presenting… LOTUS, my newest figurative artwork. I’m excited to share my latest creation with you. Art and life are all about birth, rebirth, and beauty. That’s why this drawing is

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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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ModelsMania - A.D. Cook Interview Preview

ModelsMania Magazine 2012

Hot Exclusive. A.D. Cook interview. A while back – September 2012 specifically – I was interviewed by ModelsMania magazine for a feature article. I know I made mention of it then,

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Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray… you want 50 to inspire passion? Forget about it. I got 256. Colorful ladies in a world of black and white. The Goddess-Collective (left to right: Jessica

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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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