April 2017 Newsletter

 
Bruce McCombs
The Opening Reception will take place Gallery Night and Day April 21 and Saturday April 22. The exhibition will run through July 15, 2017.

Born in 1943, Bruce McCombs received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA degree from Tulane University. Most recently, his work has appeared in shows in Norway, Taiwan, Columbia and the former Yugoslavia.

McCombs's artwork has been procured by many permanent collections both nationally and internationally including The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi, Vietnam. He is best known for his super realist rendering style and his subjects include: Vintage cars, motorcycles, Art Deco, and architecture.
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #10937c
Title: Car Museum
Medium: Watercolor, signed lower center
Art: 29 1/2" x 22"
Date: c. 1990
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #10936c
Title: Lindburgh's Monocoupe, St. Louis Airport (airplane)
Medium: Watercolor, signed lower right
Art: 22" x 29 ½"
Date: c.1990
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #10938c
Title: Chevrolet Grille (car)
Medium: Watercolor
Art: 22" x 29 ½"
Date: c.1990
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #10939c
Title: Diner
Medium: Watercolor, signed middle left
Art: 22" x 29 ½"
Date: c.1990
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #7965c
Title: 58 Corvette
Medium: Watercolor, signed
Art: 22 1/4" x 30"
Year: 1995
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #10933c
Title: Corinthian Columns
Medium: Watercolor, signed lower left
Art: 22" x 29 ½"
Date: c.1990
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #10615c
Title: Yellow Cadillac
Medium: Watercolor, signed
Art: 22 1/4" x 30"
Date: 1994
Artist: McComb, Bruce
Inv. #7961c
Title: Harley
Medium: Watercolor, signed
Art: 26" x 41"
Frame: 32 3/4" x 47 3/4"
Date: 1993
 
Thank you Tom Hoffman for the insightful write-up on the Bruce McCombs exhibition in the Gallery Night and Day brochure!
Read it here:
 
"Change the Look and Vibe of Your
Surroundings... With Local Art"

 
We'd like to say thank you to M Magazine and Sarah Lange for the wonderful interview in this April's issue!
 
"Decorating the Nest:
How to buy art locally to transform
your space into a home you love"

 
Read It Here
 
April 22nd - Earth Day
 
Nature has always been an important source of inspiration to artists. From plein air painting to photography to pottery- art is largely inspired and made from the earth. These artworks are some that celebrate Earth as the grand inspiration. 
Artist: Sheer, Robert Kawika
Inv. #12631g
Title: Spirits in Corkscrew Canyon
Medium: Fine art photography, signed
Art: 40"x 30"
Frame: 38"x 48-1/2"
Date: 2000
Artist: Foster, Heather
Inv. #10629c
Title: Ucross Sky
Medium: Oil on masonite, signed
Art: 24 1/8" x 18"
Frame: 25 3/4" x 19 5/8"
Date: 2001
Artist: Indonesian
Inv. #1275d
Title: Fish and Birds, Ubud, Bali. 
Medium: Tempera on Canvas, signed W. Rapet
Art: 37" x 26"
Frame: 44" x 33"
Date: c.1920
Artist: Knigin, Michael
Inv. #7906c
Title:Silent Witness
Medium: Color lithograph, signed108/275
Art: 34” x 21 ¾”
Frame: 43 3/4" x 31 7/8"
Date: 1978
Artist: Barnett, David
Inv. #5464d
Title: Up North Series: Fall Sunset at Star Lake, Wis. 
Medium: Mixed media collage-birchbark & ink, signed lower center
Art: 9 3/4" x 6 1/2" 
Date: 2004 
Artist: Shelton, Tom
Inv. #10088g
Title: Trapped in New York
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Art: 44 1/2" x 48 1/2"
Date: 1995
Artist: Ferderbar, Thomas
Inv. #6013dg
Title: Yosemite Valley
Medium: Black and white photograph signed lower right
Art: 40" x 50" 
Frame: 48" x 58" 
Date: 1958
Artist: Schroedter, Howard
Inv. #6291c
Title: Clouds Over Hatch Lake
Medium: Oil on canvas
Art: 24" x 36"
Frame:28-3/8"x 40-3/8"
Date: 1988
Artist: Padron, Tracy
Inv. #12631g
Title: Ocean Surf
Medium: Watercolor on board, titled lower left, artist logo lower right
Art: 5"x7"
Date: 3-2014
Artist: Lueck, Craig
Inv. #10088g
Title: Reflections
Medium: Watercolor on Holbein watercolor paper, signed and dated lower right
Art: 4 3/4" x 6 1/2”
Year: 2004
 
 
Joan Miro 
Joan Miro was a Catalan Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona in 1893. As an Artist with multiple pieces in the David Barnett Gallery, we are displaying some of his works in homage to his upcoming birthday this April 20th!
Artist: Miro, Joan
Inv#: 7642g
Title: Terre de Grande Feu 
Medium: Color lithograph 
Art: 31" x 23" 
Frame:00” x 00”
Date: 1971
Artist: Miro, Joan
Inv#: 406d
Title: Miro/Artigas Sculpture in Ceramic (double sided)4 lithographs on back side
Medium: Original Color Lithograph
Art:8"x 27-3/8"
Frame:19"x 38-1/4"
Date: 1956
 
 
 
 

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