Friday, February 28, 2014

Crossing Wabash Bridge

  Crossing Wabash Bridge is part of a series of works that combine the figure with the cityscape.  These figures are crossing the Wabash Bridge in Chicago on a summer afternoon.  The red bridge reaches back in perspective and gives depth and stability to an otherwise chaotic scene.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, February 27, 2014

School Bus Caught in Cross Town Traffic

  School Bus Caught in Cross Town Traffic is part of a series depicting the urban landscape.  The afternoon traffic has swallowed up a school bus near Chinatown in NYC.  The strong contrast of a late afternoon sunset easily separates light from dark.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD
 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pedestrians and Taxis Midtown

  Pedestrians and Taxis Midtown is part of a series combining the figure with the cityscape.  These figures are crossing Eighth Avenue near Midtown around noon lunch hour.  The center of focus is easy to identify in this painting.  I often debate as to whether or not to have a center of interest.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Yellow Book and Fruit

  Yellow Book and Fruit is part of a series illustrating the female figure reading.  This scenario came from Millennium Park in Chicago.  If you look closely, streaks of yellow can be found in the background, foreground, and subject.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Melrose Street Looking East

  Melrose Street Looking East is another painting in a series done from the vantage point of a rooftop.  These images came by accident as I was taking my kids shopping on Christmas Eve.  The parking lot was full and had to drive to the very top of the building to park.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Looking South on Halsted Chicago

  Looking South Halsted Chicago is part of a series of works taken from the viewpoint of a rooftop.  The lite shapes are pulled out of the darkness on the right and vice versa on the left.  The road down the middle gives depth and perspective.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Friday, February 21, 2014

Wabash Bridge and Skyline Chicago

  Wabash Bridge and Skyline is part of a series of works depicting the urban landscape.  This painting came from a photograph which I took about six years ago.  On a yearly basis I take around five-hundred reference photos to work from.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Hustle and Bustle Union Square

  Hustle and Bustle Union Square is part of a series of paintings based on the human figure in motion.  The two figures on the right provide clarity and depth.  The middle figures are a blur of motion  representing openess and undefined.  These figures are crossing Union Square West in New York City.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Long Shadows Midtown

  Long Shadows Midtown is part of a series of works where I tackle the concept of the figure and cityscape.  These figures are crossing the street near Ninth and Forty-Eighth in NYC . The sun is at their backs creating long cast shadows which give a sense of depth.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Union Square and Seventeenth Street NYC

  Union Square West and Seventeenth Street NYC is part of a series depicting the urban landscape.  The figures work with the background to provide a hectic surface.  These figures are crossing Seventeenth Street near Union Square early in the morning.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Sunday, February 16, 2014

Walking on White Line Chicago

  Walking on White Line Chicago is part of a series depicting people coming and going.  These figures are crossing a street in downtown Chicago.  The white line gives the painting a calm sense of depth in contrast to the energetic figures and background.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Federal Building Chicago

  Federal Building Chicago is one in a series of urban landscape works.  This is a Federal Government Building located in downtown Chicago.  I like to use long diagonals in my paintings.  It's something that I got from Richard Diebenkorn's work that I found was very effective.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Friday, February 14, 2014

Sixteenth Street Early Morning NYC

  Sixteenth Street Early Morning NYC is part of a series of urban landscapes.  In this painting the figures are rendered in a certain scale so as to work in conjunction with the buildings.  The figures and buildings work together so that neither is the primary focus.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Row of Taxis Chicago

  Row of Taxis Chicago is part of a series of urban cityscapes.  These taxis are lined up on State Street in Chicago.  The horizontal dark shapes of the taxis contrast the verticals of the tall buildings.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

THree Men Shoveling Coal

  Three Men Shoveling Coal is part of a series depicting jobs of hard labor.  These men are shoveling coal into carts to be taken away.  I work from historical photo references for these images.  Often the photos have no factual information attached as to when or where the photo was taken.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Intersection During Downpour Chicago

  Intersection During Downpour Chicago is part of a series of urban landscape works.  The atmosphere of rain creates a dark, subdued painting in most cases.  In that case, I play up the tonal contrast and go easy on the cool warm contrast.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Taxi Cab and Delivery Truck NYC

  Taxi Cab and Delivery Truck NYC is part of a series to do with the urban landscape.  This scene is Greenwich Village in NYC.  The taxi and delivery truck give a sense of depth compared to overall flatness of the painting.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Concrete Bleachers Millennium Park

  Concrete Bleachers Millennium Park is part of a series focusing entirely on the subject of the female figure reading.  Millennium Park is a large outdoor area in Chicago.  Many tourist and locals can be found there reading and relaxing.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Friday, February 7, 2014

Shoveling Coal into Cart

  Shoveling Coal into Cart is part of a series that depicts jobs of hard labor.  I use archive photographs as a reference for these works.  This image dates back to the early 1900's.  since these references are usually in black and white, I have to make up my own color scheme.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Thursday, February 6, 2014

State Street Chicago

  State Street Chicago is part of a series of works depicting people crossing the street.  My goal in these works is to capture the energy and motion of the situation.  I focus on putting the energy into the background and while keeping the figures static.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Excavation of Lincoln Tunnel NYC

  Excavation of Lincoln Tunnel NYC is part of a series focusing on jobs of hard labor.  With this series I rely heavily on archive photos.  This image came from photos of the WPA.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Wells Street Rain Shower Chicago

  Wells Street Rain Shower Chicago is part of a series of urban landscape paintings. Most of the time my cityscapes are drenched in sunlight.  Occasionally I try the rainy cityscape.  These figures are walking along Wells Street in Chicago.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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SOLD

Monday, February 3, 2014

Three Figures Reading

  Three Figures Reading is a larger work (36 x 48) based on a series to do with the female figure reading.  Separate, smaller paintings of the three figures were used a reference.  The figures are reading in the sunlight at Millennium Park in Chicago.

$ 900.00 USD 36 x 48 oil on birch
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SOLD

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Laying in Grass Reading Chicago

  Laying in the Grass Reading Chicago is another painting in the series that has to do with the female figure reading.  This figure was laying in a large grass area in Millennium Park Chicago.  My intention is to give a hazy, dream like feeling to the painting.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Stretching Out Millennium Park Chicago

  Stretching Out in Millennium Park Chicago is part of a series that focuses on the female figure reading.   This figure is stretching out in Millennium Park in Chicago.  She could be a tourist or a local on her lunch break.

$ 140.00 USD 12 x 16 oil on linen
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