Ruth K. Meyer describes the similarities between Wassily Kandinsky’s and Melanie Daniel’s intuitive process, as exemplified in Daniel’s 'Antlers In Berry Season' (oil, 35x43).
Born in Toronto, Canada, Paul Fenniak received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and a master of fine arts degree from Concordia University, Montreal. His work is represented by Forum Gallery in New York City, and he’s participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Fenniak has received awards...
Michael De Brito paints oil portraits of his family and friends, giving bravura techniques of the masters his own contemporary spin.
Read about Théodore Géricault in the March 2012 issue of The Artist's Magazine, where Jerry N. Weiss writes about The Artist's Left Hand, which Géricault was driven to record while on his deathbed. The following is an excerpt from the article.
The Black Dress, an oil painting by Tina Spratt, was a finalist in the portrait/figure category of The Artist's Magazine's 28th Annual Art Competition.
Michael De Brito gives bravura techniques of the masters his own contemporary spin. His work will be on exhibition at University of Maine Museum of Art, January 12 through March 24, 2012 in "The Moment: Paintings by Michael De Brito."
Whether working in the realist or abstract idiom, Will Barnet seeks balance; a shape is countered by another shape in a reflexive manner that is never formulaic because Barnet always complicates or alters the shape that answers the other. Thus, his pictures evince a symmetry that’s never static.
When conservators began studying two of Wassily Kandinsky’s paintings, little did they know that, in addition to learning more about the artist’s underpainting and layering techniques, they would discover a previously unknown sketch by Kandinsky’s partner and fellow artist Gabriele Münter.
"De Kooning: A Retrospective" is an exhibition taking place through January 9, 2012, at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City.
Hans Burkhardt’s (1904-1994) expansive career and influence in Los Angeles are the focus of an exhibition of paintings and drawings entitled "Hans Burkhardt: Within & Beyond the Mainstream."
The Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision by Linda S. Ferber and The New York Historical Society (Skira Rizzoli International Publications) includes more than 100 images of paintings that celebrate the American landscape.