November, 2014

Ines de Poligny. Using Color and Form to Bring Opposites Together

Ines de Poligny. Using Color and Form to Bring Opposites Together

“I try to express opposites coexisting,” Ines de Poligny says of her work. The path that the artist follows to express those dualities uses a variety of media — oils and acrylics as well as digital photography. The contrasts in her compositions are vividly shown in her approach to composition and color. Her images combine […]

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Be Original, Give (Affordable) Art This Holiday Season

Brooklyn, NY – A scarf for Mom, a tie for Dad… again? Get creative! Get them something that will outlast the vagaries of fashion. A work of art gives pleasure for generations. The 440 Gallery once again hosts its annual Holiday Sale with great art bargains. The gallery will be stocked, floor to ceiling, wall-to-wall, […]

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Artist Joshua Barber reveals new Richmond painting – Sara D. November Gallery Dec. 4-Jan. 11

Artist Joshua Barber reveals new Richmond painting – Sara D. November Gallery Dec. 4-Jan. 11

Richmond, VA – Richmond-based artist Joshua Barber opens the exhibition “eleven” on December 4, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Sara D. November Gallery in Richmond. Barber is known for painting modern icons that are both whimsical and dark, as well as moody, dream-like landscapes. The “eleven” exhibit will present his icons and landscapes side […]

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Tanya Mayer. Taking and Creating Pleasure in Looking

Tanya Mayer. Taking and Creating Pleasure in Looking

Tanya Mayer is a master painter working primarily in watercolor on paper with the occasional use of ink and water dyes. Often depicting the human figure in shining, voluptuous form, her subjects pose nude or semi-nude in plush domestic settings or against stark single color backgrounds. Sensual in their posturing, sometimes accented by accessories or […]

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Tamo. Using Color and Texture to Express Emotion

Tamo. Using Color and Texture to Express Emotion

Color and texture are at the center of Georgian artist Tamo’s quest to express her emotions. The artist cites Abstract Expressionism and Conceptualism as influences, but her images have a combination of restraint and power that puts them in their own category. In her paintings, bold graphic compositions gain an air of mystery through the […]

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Christopher Breining, Balancing Technical Mastery With Artistic Interpretation

Christopher Breining, Balancing Technical Mastery With Artistic Interpretation

Long Island native Christopher Breining’s naturalistic watercolors and drawings balance technical mastery and figurative representation with the personal interpretation of the artist. A self-taught artist, Breining prefers to start with a photograph — usually black-and-white — that he can trace and then transfer to paper using a light box. Working from that tracing, Breining brings […]

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C. Selves. A Personal Vision of Modern Spain

C. Selves. A Personal Vision of Modern Spain

In her lively oil paintings, C. Selves says her goal is to depict no less than “my life, my person, my class, and my generation.” Her vision of her world in contemporary Spain is at once personal, humble, and wittily modern in its observances. Selves paints small moments – a flamenco dancer at a town […]

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