January 24, 2014
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City of Lights

Excited to launch janinehorak.com! I’m visiting Paris, France and have the amazing opportunity to meet great new artists and be inspired by famous art surrounding me at every turn…

January 22, 2014
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Pomegranates

Pomegranates

I painted these giant pomegranates as a birthday gift for my mother. She was inspired by the Italian artist, Carmelo Sortino.

January 22, 2014
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Lemon Chickens

Lemon Chickens

These giant lemons were inspired by the Italian artist, Carmelo Sortino. The painting is named Lemon Chickens because the feathered brushstrokes, color and shape reminded me of plump chickens.

January 22, 2014
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Study of Renoir

Study of Renoir

I painted this as a wedding gift. It is based on Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s “Roses and Jasmin in a Delft Vase”. The original masterpiece was painted in 1880-81 and was formerly part of the collection of Otto Krebs, Holzdorf. Now displayed at The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, it measures 32″ by 25 5/8″.

January 22, 2014
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Study of Monet

Study of Monet

I was especially attracted to the subtleties and mood of this masterpiece by French impressionist artist, Claude Monet. The original work “Seine at Giverney, Morning Mist” was painted in 1897. It is part of the permanent collection of the North Carolina Museum of Art in the U.S.A.

January 22, 2014
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Study of Monet 2

Study of Monet 2

The movement and vibrant colors attracted me to Claude Monet’s original masterpiece painted in his garden at Giverney, France, 1900. This piece is part of the permanent collection of Yale University Art Gallery, U.S.A.

January 22, 2014
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Giraffes

Giraffes

I painted these giraffes as a Christmas gift for my mother. I love how the intense color palette captures the harsh, African sun.