Tag: abstract

Over The River Jordan 40 x 30 in. Oil on Canvas (detail 1)

flickrhivemind.net/user/stevenascroggins www.immersivecda.com/stevenascroggins www.stevenascroggins.com My model had a silver piercing in her lower right lip and beautiful leaf shaped earrings. This work reminds me of de Kooning’s Women paintings or some of the marks by Egon Schiele. Inspiration is important but even more so the need to evolve into the unique artist God makes each one…

Jenssen, Olav Christopher (1954- ) – 1990-91 Aphasia, from the Series Lack of Memory (Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland)

Oil and acrylic on canvas; 275 x 255 cm. Olav Christopher Jenssen (born in Sortland, Norway, in 1954) studied from 1976 to 1979 at the Statens Håndverks- og Kunstindustrieskole in Oslo, and from 1980 to 1981 at the Statens Kunstakademie in Oslo. He continued his studies abroad, first in New York and then in Berlin…

Gorky, Arshile (1904-1948) – 1944 Water of the Flowery Mill (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City)

Oil on canvas; 107.3 x 123.8 cm. Arshile Gorky, original name Vosdanik Adoian (born April 15, 1904, Khorkom, Van, Turkish Armenia [now in Turkey]—died July 21, 1948, Sherman, Conn., U.S.), American painter, important as the direct link between the European Surrealist painters and the painters of the American Abstract Expressionist movement. Gorky’s early life was…

Over The River Jordan 40 x 30 in. Oil on Canvas (detail 6)

flickrhivemind.net/user/stevenascroggins www.immersivecda.com/stevenascroggins www.stevenascroggins.com My model had a silver piercing in her lower right lip and beautiful leaf shaped earrings. This work reminds me of de Kooning’s Women paintings or some of the marks by Egon Schiele. Inspiration is important but even more so the need to evolve into the unique artist God makes each one…

Jawlensky, Alexei (1864-1941) – 1916 Large Variation: Wide Path (Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, USA)

Oil and pencil on textured wove paper, mounted on cardboard; 54.9 x 35.9 cm. Russian painter and printmaker, active in Germany. When he was ten, his family moved to Moscow. Following family tradition, he was originally educated for a military career, attending cadet school, and, later, the Alexander Military School in Moscow. However, while still…