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In Visual Art on June 27, 2009 at 11:06 pm

Oliver Vernon

Lots of groovy movement and color in Oliver Vernon’s work. The Joshua Liner gallery has this to say about the talented painter:

Oliver Vernon was born in New York in 1972. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1995, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn. He has exhibited his work in cities all across the United States including New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Chicago, and has also shown in London and Toronto. His work is part of numerous collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

He is exhibiting his work on the following dates at the following places –


June 5 – July 3, 2009
Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, group exhibition

June 20 – August 1, 2009
Street/Studio, Irvine Contemporary Gallery, Washington DC, group exhibition

September 2009
Irvine Contemporary Gallery, Washington DC, solo exhibition

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A Crazy-Quilt of Color

In Visual Art on April 11, 2009 at 12:17 am

Instead of a brush, Israeli painter Leonid Afremov uses a palette knife and a full palette to create eye-popping landscapes. From the site:

I tried different techniques during my career, but I especially fell in love with painting with oil and pallette-knife. Every artwork is the result of long painting process; every canvas is born during the creative search; every painting is full of my inner world. Each of my paintings brings different mood, colors and emotions. I love to express the beauty, harmony and spirit of this world in my paintings. My heart is completely open to art. Thus, I enjoy creating inspired and beautiful paintings from the bottom of my soul. Each of my artworks reflects my feelings, sensitivity, passion, and the music from my soul. True art is alive and inspired by humanity. I believe that art helps us to be free from aggression and depression.

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