Tag Archives: abstract

Palouse Falls Rainbow, Washington, by Floris Van Breugel.

      A remarkable foamy abstract with contrasting lights and colours, and dephth and movement. Go and have a peek at Floris Van Breugel’s pages, aptly titled ‘Art in Nature’!           ‘White Water Spirit’, 2012. … Continue reading

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Painting with a camera!

Shining Moment : Rivers and Streams : Marc Adamus Photography. Marc Adamus is a multi-awarded artist. He is based in Oregon (USA) and specialises in wilderness photography.  I was struck by the abstract beauty of this shot, the explosion of … Continue reading

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Floris van Breugel, ‘Slumbering Beast’, 2010.

          Floris van Breugel , born and raised in California and part-time nature photographer, now lives and works in Seattle (WA), studying insect flight dynamics for his PhD (from the pages). This is the first time … Continue reading

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Tony Bowall, ‘Fellowship Panel – 20’, 2009.

            Tony Bowall is a self-taught photographer who works in Brighton (GB). He subtitled this photo with “Greek minimalism, Santorini, Greece”, but of course this work is beyond time and place, a remarquably well-built abstract. … Continue reading

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Andreas Gursky , b.1955, Germany. ‘Rhein II’.

      Andreas Gursky | karlarchambault.com.     ‘Rhein II’, 1999 ( 2m/4m) can boast beeing the most expensive photograph ever sold (at Christie’s last week, for 4.34 M dollars). When I first saw it , in small size, … Continue reading

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Dirk Braeckman

      Dirk Braeckman, Belgium 1958, from his ‘NN’ serie, no date.       A mysterious landscape of greys…   Dirk Braeckman                             .

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NIGRO. Spanish Abstract Expressionist Painter.

  Francisco Casariego, aka “Nigro”, Spain, Oviedo 1919-2010. I like thinking that the painter constructed his lines and colours surging from the dark the way a builder raises his timber. Both can imagine lights, depths and doors linked to the … Continue reading

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2011 june 1. Hans, aka Jean, Arp, Germany-France (Alsace) 1886-1966.

        The sensuality of curves…   ‘Coquille formee par une main humaine’ (handmade shell), plaster, coating, 1935. © Musée Pompidou, France.              

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Jean-Pierre Hebert, a pioneer of computer drawings.

            Jean-Pierre Hebert, France 1939, lives in California.           ‘Fractured Landscape’. Pen and acrylic ink on paper, 2004.               ‘Laque Noire’ Pen and ink on … Continue reading

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Karen Kitchel, painting with precision.

            Karen Kitchel (USA).               ‘Dormant Grass 7’     Oil on wood panel.                  

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Margaret Boozer: Image Index

http://www.margaretboozer.com/image3.html Margaret Boozer (USA) . Earthy memories of dried up landscapes . Rains and life are long gone… ‘In Your Own backyard’, 2004. Mount Rainier red earthenware, steel, mastic. ‘Out of the Fire, 2004. Black stoneware, mastic, tar, steel.

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Mark Sheinkman , vaporous ribbons.

            Mark Sheinkman, born in New York, 1963.                 ’04 11 07′ , 2007, oil, alkyd and graphite on canvas.                

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The Drawing Center – Viewing Program – Crit Streed

http://www.drawingcenter.org/viewingprogram/share_portfolio.cfm?pf=1183 Crit Streed (Christine Campbell), Iowa 1948. ‘The Geography of Drawing’11, 2004, sumi ink on tinted paper.

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Takesada Matsutani | ARTIST | COHJU contemporary art

http://www.cohju.co.jp/en/artist/matsutani.html Takesada Matsutani (Osaka 1937, lives in Paris) creates 3D works on canvas, using pencil, very dark watercolour pigments, japanese paper and vinyl glue. A mysterious sensuality emerges from that deep black . ‘Germination’, 1990.

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Galerie Fred Lanzenberg – Anne Delfieu

http://galeriefredlanzenberg.be/galeriev1/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=27 From simple materials (cardboard, mixed media), Anne Delfieu (Paris 1947) builds these three ‘Heads’ that rythm the panel with serene simplicity (2002).

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Adobe Photoshop 6.0 Web Photo Gallery

http://www.sohanqadri.com/gallery10/FrameSet.htm Sohan Quadri (Punjab, India 1932). Inks and dyes on paper with incisions. Serie 10.

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http://www.bernardgilbert.be/2_257.htm I enjoy diving into abstract paintings that offer constructed depth and space. Can you imagine yourself floating in those strange landscapes, gently brushing past shapes, colours and shadows? An amazing dream. Bernard Gilbert, born in Belgium , 1970. Both … Continue reading

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Paintings 1981-2009 – 2002

http://www.philiptaaffe.info/ARCHIVE/_Paintings%201981-2005/gallery.php?src=%2F2002%2FChasm%20%282002%29.jpg&size=full&file=/2002 Philip Taaffe (New Jersey, 1955) paints abstract highly decorative images with repetitive objects ( snakes…) or forms. At first, it made me think of fractals; or oriental carpets, or turkish mosaics. I love his sumptuous colours. Mosaics from the … Continue reading

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http://cybermuse.beaux-arts.ca/cybermuse/search/artist_work_e.jsp?iartistid=599 What do you see, black holes or black objects? Paul-Emile Borduas (1905-1960), his student Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002) and Alfred Pellan (1906-1988)were three influential painters in Canada. All three studied in Paris; all three turned to abstraction; all three had … Continue reading

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http://nadine-cosentino.site.voila.fr/ Are bodies becoming landscapes ? Or do landscapes metamorphose into bodies? Nadine Cosentino (France,1947) created a poetic, intimate and dreamy universe with her ‘Sentinelles des Sables’ (sands’ sentinels), 2007.

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