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Posted 28 September 2016 - 05:31 PM

I'm at a business conference here in San Antonio, TX and last night I stopped by the BRISCOE WESTERN ART MUSEUM and I immediately thought of this forum. All of the art (paintings, sculptures, taxidermy, photography, etc) is based on the "Old West" and it was PHENOMENAL! Many of the pieces were created by artists that actually lived back in the 1800s and early 1900s, so you're looking at a painting created by someone actually looking at the subject of their piece. Pretty cool. I spent about 2 hours walking around, thinking, "I wonder if this idea/perspective will be in the next Red Dead!" hahaha


I posted a couple pix that I took below...you can see all the photos at my FLICKR album.




20160927_190915 by Ryan McGowan, on Flickr



20160927_192053 by Ryan McGowan, on Flickr


29351419453_ef12d4f6ed_c.jpg20160927_191007 by Ryan McGowan, on Flickr


29894130451_bc35c1bba8_c.jpg20160927_193240 by Ryan McGowan, on Flickr

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Posted 28 September 2016 - 05:37 PM

Beautiful!  Reminds me of the Leanin Tree Museum in Niwot, Colorado;









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Posted 28 September 2016 - 07:06 PM

Very cool, thanks for sharing. :)

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Posted 01 October 2016 - 03:31 AM

Neat. I wonder if Rockstar used these Museums for inspiration for the Series?

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Posted 06 October 2016 - 11:26 PM

Very, very cool! Thanks for sharing!


I've never seen a flintlock pistol with an extended stock before?! That's wild! lol

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Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:51 AM

I love the railroad ones. I was gonna post them in this thread but I couldn't figure out how to get the URLs

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Posted 16 October 2016 - 03:52 PM

Very, very cool! Thanks for sharing!


I've never seen a flintlock pistol with an extended stock before?! That's wild! lol

yea well the era was the wild west so it isint suprising

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