Exited to be releasing my latest mini-collection, 4 paintings in a series titled VESTIS. "Vestis" is the Latin term for drapery, which this collection pairs my figures with, creating a very classic and expressive element.
"Vestis" is the Latin word for "drapery" and this 4 painting collection will incorporate drapery with my figures. Look for this collection in early December and be the firsts to see the new work by subscribing to my studio newsletter.
Today is the 516th birthday of the Italian artist Benvenuto Cellini, born November 3, 1500 in Florence.
Benvenuto Cellini's Perseus with the head of Medusa in Rome
Proud to announce the release of my new painting series, titled "GRAVIDUS"!
Read more and view the new work by clicking on the link or photo below!
Michelangelo: The Last Judgment (details), Sistine Chapel, 1536-1541
Top left clockwise: St. John the Baptist, a soul ascending to Heaven, Minos a judge among the souls of the underworld, and Charon the ferryman of souls across the river Styx.
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Recently Lauren and I were able to visit the incredible exhibit "Women of Abstract Expressionism" at the Denver Art Museum. The show consists of work by women that helped to shape the art movement known as Abstract Expressionism in the 1940s and 1950s. The artists featured are: Jay DeFeo, Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Ethel Schwabacher, Deborah Remington, Mary Abbott, Perle Fine, Sonia Gechtoff, and Judith Godwin.
Here are just a few of the amazing pieces in the show, which will be up until September 25.
Ethel Schwabacher's Antigone I, oil on canvas, 1958
Helen Frankenthaler's, Fire, oil on canvas, 1961
Elaine de Kooning's Bullfight, oil on canvas, 1959
Lee Krasner's The seasons, oil and house paint on canvas, 1957
Joan Mitchell's Evenings on Seventy-third Street, oil on canvas, 1956-57
Sonia Gechtoff's The beginning, oil on canvas, 1960