Thursday, March 28, 2013

H R Bell

 Blue boats, 2006   14 x 18 ins  Oil on canvas

Cornfield revisited  2007

  2007 H R Bell, Evening time, 2007

English landscape on a small scale  2007

 A Mousehole Seaview

Medina wall with seagulls  2008

credits, the author's site

A British artist: Duncan Grant

Duncan Grant (British, 1885–1978)

A Landscape near Cádiz

 Mediterranean Scene with Olive Trees and Figures by the Sea

The Glass, circa 1916

Duncan Grant - Firle Beacon, 1953

 The Barn at the Pond

The Coffee Pot

Brighton Beach, Grey Day

South of France

Duncan Grant

Duncan James Corrowr Grant (21 January 1885 – 8 May 1978) was a British painter and designer of textiles, pottery and theatre sets and costumes. He was a member of the Bloomsbury Group.

source: wikipedia

Jenny Parsons

Water’s Edge 2012

Jenny Parsons, Jonkershoek sketch

Jenny Parsons is an urban landscape painter working mostly in oil on canvas and chalk pastel.

For Parsons a landscape painting is a place for the eye and mind to play, where the experience of the landscape and the act of painting hold equal importance.

Her work shows a fascination with vertical objects on the landscape: trees, buildings, lampposts and other structures; as well as the "drawings" on the land created by roads, paths and other demarcations. These elements suggest and in fact replace a human presence. The visual conversation between horizontal and vertical, mass and detail, solidity and fragility further explore the human relationship to the land.


Bernhard Heisig

Sommerhaus in Warnau, 1991

Weg nach Strodehne, 2009

Klaus Fußmann

Klaus Fußmann (German, b. 1938)
Untitled, 1980
Watercolour on vellum card, 64 x 77 cm.

 Margeriten und Rittersporn, 1985

Gelber, Roter und Rosa Mohn, Gouache 2002

Rapsfelder, 2006

Klaus Fußmann (born March 24, 1938), is a contemporary German painter.
Fußmann was born in Velbert, Germany. He studied from 1957 to 1961 at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen and from 1962 to 1966 at the Berlin University of the Arts. From 1974 to 2005, he was a professor at the Berlin University of the Arts. Fußmann now divides his time living and working between Berlin and Gelting on the Baltic Sea.
His work has won several awards, such as the Villa Romana prize in 1972 and the Art Award of Darmstadt in 1979. Major presentations of his work include exhibitions at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, 1972; the Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt, 1982; the Kunsthalle Emden, 1988; the Kunsthalle Bremen, 1992; and the Museum Ostwall in Dortmund, 2003. For his seventieth birthday in 2008 comprehensive exhibitions were held at Gottorf Castle in Schleswig, in the Free Academy of Arts in Hamburg, and at the Mannheim Arts League.
In 2005 Fußmann completed a monumental ceiling painting in the Mirror Hall of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.


Paul Wonner

Paul Wonner (American, 1920-2008)

Seascape No. 2, 1958

Flowers on the Chair, 1962

Drawing in the Studio, Oil on canvas, 1964

View of the Sea from Malibu, 1965

Fuchsia, c. 1968

View From South Laguna

Paul John Wonner (1920 – 2008) was an American artist who was born in Tucson, Arizona. He received a B.A. in 1952, an M.A. in 1953, and an M.L.S. in 1955―all from the University of California, Berkeley. He rose to prominence in the 1950s as an abstract expressionist associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement, along with his partner, Theophilus Brown (1919-2012), whom he met in 1952 while attending graduate school. In 1956, Wonner started painting a series of dreamlike male bathers and boys with bouquets. In 1962, he began teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles. By the end of the 1960s, he had abandoned his loose figurative style and focused exclusively on still lifes in a hyperrealist style. Wonner died April 23, 2008 in San Francisco, California.
Paul Wonner is best known for his still-life paintings done in an abstract expressionist style.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

American Contemporary: Terry St. John

Late Night Crockett

Wine Haven #2 (Pt. Molate), 12 x 16, Oil on Panel

 Mt. Diablo Ranch, 1995

Stormy Day, Berkeley Marina (II)

Man in Red Sweater, Berkeley Marina Oil on Canvas, 1997

Reclining Nude With Mirror

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Mike Rooney

The Sun Slid Down, 2013

Capt. Charlie’s Glimmer, 2012

Blue Heaven, 2013

American abstract: Jon Schueler (3)

The Minch from Reiff, 1966 Oil on canvas

Gold And Silver Grey

My Father is the Son

Schueler originally wanted to become a writer and, after acquiring his MA at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1940, he worked for a short time as a journalist. The Second World War interrupted his writing. 
After the war, he moved to San Francisco and taught English while he began attending the California School of Fine Arts where he studied with Edward Corbett, David ParkHassel Smith, and Richard Diebenkorn. He chose Abstract Expressionism as his preferred style and moved to New York in 1951, where he became part of the New York School of artists. His first solo exhibition was in 1954, at the Stable Gallery.

American landscapes: George Inness

Sunset, 1865

Lake Nemi, 1872

Sunset at Etretat 1875

Study for the Catskills, circa 1875

Spring Blossoms, Montclair, c.1891

George Inness (1825 – 1894) was an influential American landscape painter. His work was influenced, in turn, by that of the old masters, the Hudson River school, the Barbizon school, and, finally, by the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg, whose spiritualism found vivid expression in the work of Inness' maturity. Often called "the father of American landscape painting," Inness is best known for these mature works that not only exemplified the Tonalist movement but also displayed an original and uniquely American style.

French Fauvism: Albert Marquet (part II)

The Port of Naples, 1909

Vue du Palais du Luxembourg

Le Jardin de Luxembourg. Oil on canvas, 38 x 45.9 cm.

Paris, Pont de La Tournelle

Trellis on an Algerian Terrace

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