Selections by Aaron Bohrod of his paintings
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71 .... 10 "Ideas for paintings are very easy to come by, they seem to float in the air and all that is required is for the artist to pluck them out of the air. 14 6 In the early years, he produced several hundred full-scale works. Most of his subjects were of the sometimes busy and sometimes quiet streets of Chicago. 7 A subject which proved dangerously successful was the artifically illuminated night scene. After Life magazine had published a story on Bohrod's nighttime oils and called him "America's #1 Painter of Neon Lights," ... 8 . . . the demand for these works became so great that he feared it would lead to the business of order-filling. He called a stop to this kind of painting. 9 "Mr. Bohrod, slides of your paintings have been viewed by students in several Madison Schools. After viewing this set several times, the following questions were asked by the students: 'Where do your ideas come from for your paintings?' "
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