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Darren Thompson
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Wabash Bridge
  Wabash Bridge is part of a series to do with urban landscapes.  I moved to Chicago about 10 years ago with the idea of painting the city.  It appeared to be a never ending resource for paintings. $ 180.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen

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Perpendicular Shadow
  Perpendicular Shadow is part of a series to do with people coming and going in the city.  I started doing paintings for this series about 8 years ago.  I remember being struck by the drama of white clothed figures stepping out of dark shadows. $ 180.00 US...

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Light at the End
  Light at the End is part of a series of urban landscapes.  Even though I grew up in the country, the city scenes have always intrigued me more.  In fact, I don't believe I've ever done a nature landscape in 20 years.  The random effects of light coming th...

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Forty-Sixth Street
  Forty-Sixth Street in NYC is typical of midtown hustle and bustle.  Many things are coming at you at once including signage and billboards.  An overload on the senses. $ 180.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen

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Marquee
  Marquee is part of a series of urban landscapes.  In this series, I prefer images that don't involve historic buildings or monuments.  Much to do about nothing, raises more questions to the viewer.  $ 180.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen

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Near South Side
  Near South Side is part of a series to do with urban landscapes.  The contrast of snow and steel always interests me.  That combination can easily be found in Chicago.  Also, I've always admired the George Bellows snow scenes. $ 180.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on ...

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Flat Iron
  Flat Iron is part of a series depicting urban landscapes.  The Flat iron building in NYC is a very iconic structure, in particular to artists.  Many artist such as Andy Warhol, The Ashcan School, and most of the Pulp Fiction Artists, used space in this bu...

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Waitress in Yellow
  Waitress in Yellow is part of a series to do with dining or scenes at a restaurant.  Genre paintings work best when they are done small in size.  They're small moments in time captured on small canvases. $ 180.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen

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Maxwell Street
  Maxwell Street is part of a series focusing on urban landscapes.  In Chicago, Maxwell Street was known to be a place where you could buy anything from a pair of socks to a Polish hot dog.  The scene no longer exists and looks totally different now. $ 180....

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Slow Period Coffee Shop
  Slow Period Coffee Shop is part of a series that covers the scenes found in diners, bars, and restaurants.  In the winter, when it gets dark around 4 or 5 o'clock, the inside of coffee shops attracts your attention.  Also, the crowds are very sparse leavi...
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