Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Abstract Running Horses

Title: Abstract Running Horses
Size: 9 x 12
"Man needs color to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water."
Matisse is one of my favorite inspirations and I consider him one of the greats in the fauvism movement. Fauvism takes a leap beyond impressionsm into almost abstraction, but not quite. I just love the bright colors and energy of this style and it lends itself well to palette knife work. Brilliant!
This painting would make a fantastic gift for the holidays!

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