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Schmidt Fine Art Gallery Collection: Gladiator’s Gate in Rome Colosseum

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The fascinating thing about history is its effervescent nature. We can gaze at an image such as this one and understand intellectually that warriors walked through these gates thousands of years ago to cheering crowds, yet it is still not truly comprehensible how long ago that was.

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Schmidt Fine Art Gallery Collection: An Eye to the Earth

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It’s not every day that we’re able to see something so small in such detail. At first glance, it can be hard to get a sense of the scale; only the leaf behind it really provides a reference for the crab’s size. Even then, it looks almost alien. We have so few occasions to bend down and look at the world below our feet that we miss most of what goes on at that level, in all its beauty. It is the purpose and the pleasure of a photographer to capture those scenes that most of us would otherwise miss, and to put them in plain sight.

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Schmidt Fine Art Gallery Collection: "Not a Spring Chicken? Spring Turtle": Kelli Lowe's First Piece at the Schmidt Fine Art Gallery

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It's one of the classic signs of spring: a turtle emerging from the dried winter leaves to bask in the warm sunlight. As the snow starts to melt and grasses poke out of the undergrowth, the turtles climb out of hibernation to start their yearly journey across America's highways. Where they're going, no one seems to know; but this one seems to have taken a break to enjoy the light breeze on its face.

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Schmidt Fine Art Gallery Collection: Introducing Fire Hydrant on fire a collaboration between Schmidt and Murchison

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Fire Hydrant of Fire - The Perfect Piece for Your Home
The art piece, Fire Hydrant on Fire, features a demure, yet glowing fire hydrant amidst a sea of grass. Created by a collaboration between Clint Murchison and Kurt Schmidt, the work invokes feelings of irony, duality, and identity. It would be a welcomed addition into home art galleries and several rooms, including the office, studies, home workspaces, living rooms, and the foyer.

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Schmidt Fine Art Gallery Collection: Presenting Talking Dolphin by Chalbaud

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Did you know a dolphin's eye is equally suited for vision in and out of the water? What is more, they're able to hear 10 times the upper limits of humans. And obviously, they're adorable. Dolphins are often spotted cuddling, nestling, and playing with their young and members of their pods.

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