Friday, September 19, 2014

David Shevlino

March 29, 2010 by  
Filed under cityscape painting, Figure Painting, videos

Reflection 2008 Oil on Panel 8 x 10 inches David Shevlino paints a wide range of subjects but lately appears to focus on the figure and urban scenes. In many of his works, especially the landscapes, there is a wonderful balance between slow careful observation and the mad rush to capture fleeting light situations. In [...]

The Jerusalem Studio School Summer Program in Italy

March 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Uncategorized

I recently paid my deposit to the JSS summer program in Italy this summer which runs from July 18 – August 29, 2010. The location, near Sienna, looks absolutely fantastic, in a large complex that is a 14th century monastery converted into a conference center run by the University of Siena. I choose to attend [...]

Dean Fisher

March 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Figure Painting, still life

Dean Fisher New Cupboard 26″ x 42″ Oil on Panel Dean Fisher is a Connecticut-based still life and figure painter who has been included in 3 group exhibitions at the Hirschl & Adler Modern in Manhattan. He has also exhibited with the Tatistcheff Gallery. Recently I got the chance to see a few of his [...]

Sharon Yates

March 7, 2010 by  
Filed under landscape painting

The Heifer, oil on paper on panel, 8 x 10 inches Sharon Yates is an amazing painter whose primary subject for many years has been small paintings of cows done completely from life. Out of curiosity, I made a Google image search on “cow paintings” to see what other contemporary painters were doing with the [...]

New Film on Lucian Freud

March 2, 2010 by  
Filed under masters of perceptual painting, videos

Here is a link to the trailer for the new movie The God of Small Things, Lucian Freud Captured on Film by the filmmaker Tim Meara. His new film, with footage of Lucian Freud and his Holland Park studio and interviews with people close to Freud will begin showing in time for Freud’s 90th birthday [...]

Shalom Flash

March 1, 2010 by  
Filed under cityscape painting

Shalom Flash Tel aviv Panoramic view 7/16, oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches Shalom Flash is an Israeli painter I had the pleasure of getting to know when he was a grad student with George Nick in the mid 80′s. I also shared a window where we painted the same view of Kenmore Square [...]