Monthly Archives: January 2011
Wayne Thiebaud was born in Arizona but moved to Los Angeles at a young age. Eventually he came to Northern California, studied more art and became a teacher at UC, Davis. I love his San Francisco Hillside Landscapes. It looks … Continue reading
Jay DeFeo is a painter and photographer who lived in San Francisco during the Beat Generation. She is known for her painting “The Rose.” It is a large canvas that weights, over 1 ton! Its 8 x 11 feet and over … Continue reading
Pablo Picasso is a fantastically famous artist, but most people don’t know the true scope of his work. He was extremely prolific creating of 50,000 works of art in many different mediums. I especially love his blue and rose periods. … Continue reading
Antoni Gaudi really broke out of the box and ran with all aspects of organic form. It seems so much more friendly, fun and relaxing at the same time. The architecture is truly art. Imagine a world of integrated natural … Continue reading
This is going to be a week of Spanish Artists I appreciate. Starting with Salvador Dali – The King of Surrealism. Salvador Dali Quote: “Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand themthoroughly. After that, it will … Continue reading
Alex Grey is a visionary artist who really inspires me. He takes his art to the next level literally all his images include aspects that go beyond what our common senses register. His work is large scale, including his own … Continue reading
I add Anna Lea Merritt to this list because I love Pre-Raphaelite Art and I just learned that I am related to her. She was a daring woman artist in a male dominated world. Originally named Anna Massey Lea she moved … Continue reading
I admire this artist and first saw her work as Murals in the Santa Cruz Downtown Post Office. I am still trying to find her painting of a white horse near Pigeon Point CA.
This artist portrays gnostic teachings through his art. Very Beautiful and Intricate. The style is Meta-Realism.
Charley Harper is an awsome Modern American Artist who inspires me with his “Minimal Realism.” His really celebrates the natural world with a superb balance of simplicity and complexity. He did some really awesome designs for the National Park Service!