Llyn Foulkes, Los Angeles artist featured in Blouin ArtInfo story, “Second Acts Why ‘Rediscovered Artists’ Are The Art Markets New Darlings” by Rozalia Jovanovic . Llyn Foulkes also has a retrospective at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, California. If … Continue reading →
Yellow China mum flowers & white gladioli flowers with fruit are the subject matter of this high contrast and colorful still life created by artist Vincent Farrell. This painting’s dimensions are 30″ x 40″. Painted in approximately 1972 or 1973 and in excellent condition, this gorgeous painting is available for purchase for the very first time and is offered exclusively here on our blog, for inquiries please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This painting was the first significant painting Vincent Farrell sold and the beginning of a 50 year art career. The painting was of red Canon lilies with a shovel against a wooden fence, the subject matter was taken from our garden at home and became the cover for his first professional brochure. The purchaser of the painting was a man from Dallas, Texas. The following post shows a then current biography and photograph of Vincent Farrell in 1966.
For all you dream chasers out there who feel as if you will never achieve what your heart desires, don’t worry! We have no control of what twists and turns life gives us. Do not ever compare yourself to the perceived success of others…most of the time those folks are lying about how wonderfully happy they truly are . Just do the best you are able to do even in the worst circumstances, in the kindest way possible.
Sui generis , is Latin for ‘of its own kind’ and that best describes the art of Francis Bacon. Standing alone, with no predecessors to derive from, Bacon was a master draftsman and painter , he could draw the human form and then turn it inside out by super-imposing multiple images which all had everything and nothing to do with each other. A lone and rare painter who was deeply sensitive, who was fortunate to receive accolades in his life time and at the very same time extremely unfortunate because those recognitions came at a very dear price. Sotheby’s has created a short film about the artist and the link :
Susan Van Brackle , editor of Home and Hearth Magazine wrote a lovely article about the art of Vincent Farrell. In addition to this new article Susan wrote, I had an amazing experience working with her on the online gallery exhibition which ran on Home and Hearth Magazine from April 20th-28th, 2012. The painting “Floral with View From El Moro” was featured in the online exhibition among other works created by artist Vincent Farrell . To read Susan’s article please click here.
For all of you I wish you a wonderful Mother’s Day!
Vincent Farrell published a limited edition serigraph series of “Moon Over Chicago” with his friend Grant Antik. The original oil painting was painted from Grant’s Lake Shore Towers apartment on the 32 floor with a beautiful panorama of Chicago.