(More) paintings revisited, retouched, and two new

acrylic paintings, contempory art

Fall is slowly arriving in the Hudson Valley, and the splash of colors I see from the windows of my studio inspire me to add my own splash of colors. Slight differences between the old and new versions of paintings — old, meaning in my case a few months’ old, since I only started painting in January this year.

And also,¬†two new paintings… Berlin Celebration (below) may need a few splashes of color — but for now I like the white-on-black and hint of red and yellow. This painting would not be possible without the inspiration of Gerhard Richter’s early amazing monochromes.

Berlin Celebration, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 26

Berlin Celebration, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 26

And Street Art Berlin (below), hmmm…. this really is a slightly altered depiction of wall art I saw on my last trip to Berlin — a lot of famous artists have added their splashes to the buildings in Berlin, and this could be one by the infamous and wonderful Richard Prince (note the “U R So Porno Baby”), which would be perfect, considering he borrows from others as I am presumably borrowing from him in this painting. With all due respect. He follows me on Instagram. And he lives nearby. Howdy, neighbor. I should tag him. Oh, yes, I’ll do that.

Street Art Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 19 x 25

Street Art Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 19 x 25

Theater Berlin (old version)

Theater Berlin (old version)

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 16

Theater Berlin, acrylic on canvas, 28 x 16

School Days, old version

School Days, old version

School Days, acrylic on canvas, 22 1/2 x 30 1/2

School Days, acrylic on canvas, 22 1/2 x 30 1/2

Planet X, old version

Planet X, old version

Planet X, acrylic on canvas, 22 x 23

Planet X, acrylic on canvas, 22 x 23

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Paintings and drawings sold recently

acrylic paintings, charcoal drawing, contempory art, figurative art, watercolor

This August I hosted an open studio. Met some great people and made some sales. Here’s my goodbye to my babies…(I’m trying to remember them all!) Alas, there are two I don’t have photos of.

Classic Bardot, drawing on paper

Classic Bardot, drawing on paper

"Good Boy," print of original (lost) charcoal drawing

“Good Boy,” print of original (lost) charcoal drawing

"Power Index" watercolor on paper

“Power Index” watercolor on paper

Watching through Windows,  acrylic on canvas,  22 x 30

Watching through Windows, acrylic on canvas, 22 x 30

Sidewalk Post,  acrylic and original drawing 28 x 16 jpg

Sidewalk Post, acrylic and original drawing 28 x 16 jpg

"Bouquet," oil on canvas, 16 x 20

“Bouquet,” oil on canvas, 16 x 20

Acrylic and gouache painting from the series “Empty Purse”

acrylic paintings, contemporary art, contempory art, female artist, feminist art, figurative art, portraits of women
Empty Purse (series) 25 x 20 acrylic on canvas

Empty Purse (series) 25 x 20 acrylic on canvas