The art world is too “realistic”; judging issues

As I have gotten more confident about my painting over the past year, I have entered more competitions. And I have come to one conclusion about the Judge and/or Juror(s) in these things. They seem to be biased against people who, like me, paint abstracts. I liken it to asking the question (and pardon my image-making…): who has more artistic cojones and/or talent, someone who tries to paint a bowl of fruit or someone who tries to paint a fart?… I want to read more

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Bob on the Red Carpet, AG Sessions and paintings

It occurred to me as I was watching the pre-Oscars red carpet events on the tube the other night that I really need a snarky fashion commentator in my life. Here’s how I imagine how they would critique me: And here comes Dr. Bob Bohle! Gracious, he hasn’t done much of anything since he retired in 2015! What’s he doing here? Anyway, he is wearing some old blue jeans that don’t fit him very well. What’s with the new belly… I want to read more

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More paintings added to gallery

I have tried my hand at smaller — and this time, square — canvases. I still don’t think the smaller format gives the painting the freedom to be all it can be, but it does make sense in terms of cost to the consumer and space on the walls of a gallery. I may go rectangular and try a few more small canvases. Please sign up for the blog notifications, so you will know when I add new art (see… I want to read more

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Abstract paintings in acrylic

Now for something completely different…. I am pretty much done with Facebook, so I am going to publicize newly completed paintings here instead. You can sign up to be notified whenever I post about new paintings. Link is in the left-hand column of this page, down a little bit. Here are my latest three: Please let me know if you are interested in buying any of these, or any other work, which can be seen at http://robertbohle.com/gallery. I also can… I want to read more

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