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New York School 2017 Alumni Exhibition

New York School 2017 Alumni Exhibition

July 23, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

New York Studio School Announces its upcoming 2017 Alumni Exhibition with juror curators including Hauser & Wirth, Elizabeth Dee, and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects OPENING RECEPTION & AWARDS NIGHT: THURSDAY JULY 27 2017 6PM LOCATION: 8 W 8TH ST, New York, New York Honored Artists: Nick Carone Paul Georges Philip Guston Hans Hofmann Mercedes…

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Camille Barnes, fine portrait artist

Camille Barnes, fine portrait artist

Portrait artist, Camille Barnes is mostly self-taught, but she has also learned from some of today’s finest portrait artists. Some of which includes studying at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts under well-known artist Auseklis Ozols and attending workshops by The Portrait Society of America led by well-known artist Daniel Greene, Michael Shane Neal,…

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Rosso, carnival characters & taboos

Rosso, carnival characters & taboos

July 1, 2017 | figurative painting | 2 Comments

Rosso’s paintings are metaphors of contemporary society, born out of a reflection on the irony and conundrums of the human condition. Her canvasses are often populated with a colourful mixture of carnivalesque characters impersonating feelings, fears, themes and taboos commonly experienced. Visibly influenced by a variety of genres spanning from Old Renaissance Masters to Street…

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Joshua Dean, painting with limited palette CMYK

Joshua Dean, painting with limited palette CMYK

June 25, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

To better understand my phone, I started painting like a printer. My process reappropriates traditional technique in order to explore how the photograph functions as cultural memory. This method provides liberation from ideological naivety or cynicism. My work exists in an over-lap of nostalgia and social media. Interpreting the painting digitally, I use a limited…

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Marina Rolfe, exploring human vulnerability & strength

Marina Rolfe, exploring human vulnerability & strength

June 21, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

I’ve always been interested in people. The way they connect and see the world, their differences and devotions. Painting portraits for me is a blend of physical and emotional process, the energy and the power of brush strokes, textures and imperfections. All together it brings the freedom of exploring a deep human nature with its…

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Nicolas Maureau, modern day myths & allegories

Nicolas Maureau, modern day myths & allegories

June 17, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

The Sewers, above By revisiting the recurring themes of the iconography of “classical” painting, the work of Nicolas Maureau questions its persistence in our contemporaneity. Of these themes often unknown, forgotten, fuzzy, of which he does not take all the elements suitable to identify them, he retains the titles, which do not give the whole…

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