“Blood River” by Kris

Local Art Coeur d Alene Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 x 20 original oil on canvas
This stunning Red River is an amazing portrayal of the depths your mind can take you. Listen to the silence of the birch trees as the crimson river flows by.  This is one of our favorite pieces.

We will custom frame this Oil Painting if you desire. Please drop us a message and we will work out the cost.

If you would like this shipped outside of the United States, please contact us and we will calculate shipping.

Thank you for admiring our art!

Artist:  Kris

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For Jeremy Brown, Love is Art…

This Sydney Life

A slightly titillating post for this hump day…
Life is Art Black Painting with Mint Pic

Love is Art is a kit that comes with everything a couple needs to safely make a tangible piece of abstract (and expressionistic) art together. You and your partner put down the canvas, cover yourself with paint, and then use your bodies to spread the paint around, creating a unique piece of abstract art in the process. You then take your one-of-a-kind (truly!) abstract painting to your unsuspecting local framer to have it stretched for hanging.

Love is Art is the brainchild of South African-born Jeremy Brown.  Inspired by French artist Yves Klein and pieces by Andy Warhol, Jeremy Brown has been making abstract art for over ten years.  After first complimenting him on a piece in his own home, a friend asked him to provide her with the equipment she might need to create her own piece of art with her…

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Abstraction 5

The Optimism of Color

This photo abstracts fragments of Canadian Transfer, a massive ocean-going freighter that serves Hamilton’s steel industry. It is part of the Industrial Re-Evolution exhibition at the Museum of Steam and Technology in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

About the Optimism of Color Blog

For 365 days, I am posting a photo or piece of art that I have created that reflects what I call the Optimism of Color. Through vibrant colors and bold visceral forms, these works shout out my joy at being alive, and my good fortune at being able to continue to make art after a near death experience.

Each of the images I post brings a smile to my face. I hope they bring you similar joy and laughter through the Optimism of Color.

All photos © Linda Joyce Ott, 2012
Links may be used provided that credit is given to optimismofcolor.com

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