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real blue

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) meet the REAL ‘blue lady”. monika sing-lee (of johannesburg, south africa) was only about 19 years old when she was snagged from a chinese laundry and posed for vladimir tretchikoff’s infamously known kitschy classic. this … Continue reading

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tretchie and chinese girl

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) this image is one of the thrift store standards of american kitsch. it’s right up there with the ‘big-eyed’ paintings of walter and margaret keane (or any of the legion of copycats). it’s up there … Continue reading

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