Archive for May, 2014

Original Artwork by Max Werner  in Beyond the Horizon a Solo Exhibition

Original Artwork by Max Werner in Beyond the Horizon a Solo Exhibition

| May 18, 2014

Max Werner’s hyper-observant acrylic landscapes invite the viewer to enfold themselves in a new environment. Werner includes many small things in his paintings to create fully-realized scenes, like the shadow of mold on a stone or the precise stance of a seagull. But his most important subject is space. Werner uses the horizon line as […]

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Monica Manfroi Creating Images That Let the Mind Explore

Monica Manfroi Creating Images That Let the Mind Explore

| May 18, 2014

Through a combination of the figurative and abstract,” says painter Monica Manfroi, “I create images that allow the mind to explore.” Freedom and exploration are given life in her images, which create bold, vivid patterns and combine a sharp eye for depicting human figures with the ability to give the textures and colors of the […]

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Natso Mixing Color, Texture and Passion	with Amazing Results

Natso Mixing Color, Texture and Passion with Amazing Results

| May 18, 2014

Natso says that her work starts with the colors she chooses, and in her vibrant acrylic on canvas paintings and photographic prints, it is certainly true that colors set the emotional tone. Using shades that range from intense greens and oranges to black and white, the artist gives each of her images a depth that […]

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Olga Fedorova brings her Original Contemporary Russian Art to New York

Olga Fedorova brings her Original Contemporary Russian Art to New York

| May 16, 2014

Olga Fedorova’s oil on canvas paintings offer a brilliant fusion of contemporary and classic sentiments. Although she names Impressionists such as Monet and post-Impressionists like Van Gogh as primary influences, she also names the Russian “Landscape” artists Isaak Levitan, Alexei Savrasov, Valentin Serov and Ilya Repin as central to her work. Interested in drawing early […]

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Reunion Artist Ouni Mam, a Conceptual Painter of Energetic, Bright and Expressive Works

Reunion Artist Ouni Mam, a Conceptual Painter of Energetic, Bright and Expressive Works

| May 16, 2014

Ouni Mam paints in a wide variety of styles, from figurative to abstract and symbolic pieces. Yet despite the diversity of subjects in her work, every piece by this artist is recognizably hers. This is thanks to her personal signature of bright, saturated colors, impasto brushstrokes, and an emphasis on light and movement. Preferring to […]

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Paula Montgomery: Painting Happiness at Agora Gallery, NYC

Paula Montgomery: Painting Happiness at Agora Gallery, NYC

| May 16, 2014

Lively, effervescent color rhythmically pulsates through the paintings of American artist Paula Montgomery. Beginning each composition with a particular hue or design, Montgomery then lets her materials and concept guide her process as she produces breathtakingly exquisite canvases. Primarily focusing on flora as a subject, Montgomery passionately transforms everyday flowers into painterly visual poems. Utilizing […]

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Iranian Artist Pouneh Asli, Dreaming Life into Paint

Iranian Artist Pouneh Asli, Dreaming Life into Paint

| May 15, 2014

Contemporary Iranian artist Pouneh Asli works in a wide variety of media including oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil and pastel. In her work we see the melding of a number of traditions including Abstraction, Realism and Impressionism, joined with her own somewhat diaristic approach to gestural painting. Metaphysical and organic symbolisms linger in Pouneh’s sensuous […]

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