Monthly Archives: June 2016

Summer Vacation – 2016

Dear Readers: I will not be posting on a regular basis for the next three weeks. My youngest son and his wife are going on their honeymoon, and while they are abroad, I will be living in their San Francisco … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXIX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Ira Barkoff In the words of one writer, “Ira Barkoff, influenced greatly by Monet’s later Water Lily Series, has a wonderful concern for the elements of light and space. It is often commented … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Sam Barber Artist Statement: “Living here [on Cape Cod] offers tremendous changes of light and this affects my paintings. Surrounded by water causes the sky to change from green to green-blue to aqua-light … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXVII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Whitney A. Heavey Artist Statement: “My paintings are a celebration of the ever-changing colors in the New England landscape. Using the framework of a landscape composition, I strive to paint with a rhythm … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXVI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: John Stockwell In the words of one critic, “Using his hands and fingertips to paint, artist John Stockwell creates an unbelievable surface on his canvases that continually arrests his viewers. Stockwell, largely a … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Denise Mickilowski Denise Mickilowski earned a BFA in Painting from Temple University and an MFA in Painting from Boston University. From the Music Archives – Part I of II: Carly Simon Born 25 … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXIV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Margaret Gerding Artist Statement: “Each piece is based on a real place, a moment that I have experienced and been inspired by. There is something unique about being alone with nature – a … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Danny Galieote In the words of one critic, “Danny Galieote juxtaposes the imagery and pop sensibility of postwar America with an air of surrealism, evoking a menacing, dark aura in his paintings and … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Scott Upton Artist Statement: “i’ve always maintained that my work is about color and light and their effect on our emotions. my inspiration comes from nature, whose sublime forms and colors and chaotic … Continue reading

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June Offerings – Part XXI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Christopher Terry Artist Statement: “the central theme of my work is the ability of light to transform. although i select and place my subjects carefully, they are mostly drawn from the insignificant artifacts … Continue reading

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