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John Kelly, using traditional techniques for modern sensibility

John Kelly, using traditional techniques for modern sensibility

October 26, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

I was born in Paris, where I live now, and grew up in New York. I’ve been drawing and painting since childhood. I went to School of Visual Arts in the 1980s, and participated in the East Village Art Scene at the time, showing at 301 Houston Street Gallery, and Ground Zero Gallery. My work…

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Betsy Podlach, sensuous figurative abstract expressionism

Betsy Podlach, sensuous figurative abstract expressionism

What type of painter am I? I am a figurative painter who paints according to certain traditions – the creation of space (vs. mimicking of space) on a flat picture plane, the use of color and space to create light (vs. mimicking of light), using the principals of abstraction to paint solid forms, compose an…

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Gregory Grenon, representation of pure emotion, oils on glass

Gregory Grenon, representation of pure emotion, oils on glass

I lived in Detroit, Michigan with my mother and father and three sisters for twenty-five years. When I left there, I was a working artist in what is known as the Cass Corridor, where artists made art and did not talk about art. I then lived in Chicago, Illinois and worked as an assistant printer…

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Kathryn Jacobi, Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse

Kathryn Jacobi, Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse

September 28, 2019 | figurative painting | No Comments

Sleepwalking through the Apocalypse is a group of images that initially addressed my shock and horror at seeing the Twin Towers come crashing down. I have been reeling ever since, and what began as drawings, monotypes, and ideas eventually merged into a semi-narrative, very large triptych that approximated my response to the 21st century as…

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Jason deCaires Taylor, underwater sculpture museums

Jason deCaires Taylor, underwater sculpture museums

Earthworks or Land Art In 1968, the Virginia Dwan Gallery in New York hosted a ground breaking exhibition called EARTH WORKS that redefined the art world as it was known. This exhibition took art into new fields of materials, locations and scale, as the artworks it exhibited were built in and from the natural environment,…

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Anne Beletic, splashy watercolor girls

Anne Beletic, splashy watercolor girls

Signature member Southwestern Watercolor Society, jury selected for “Splash 19, the Best of Watercolor” Northern light publications, solo exhibit American Airlines, winner “As the Crow Flies” juried competition Telluride, Colorado, included in corporate and private collections across the USA. Work can be seen by contacting artist directly through AnneBeleticart.com. Contemporary fine art portraits and landscapes…

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