Inspired by a stroll through the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, this colorful painting captures that magical moment when the azaleas & cherry blossoms are in bloom at the same time.
This classic New York painting captures the urban dance of commuters making their way through Grand Central Terminal.
Vintage glam wall art featuring mid-century couture fashions by Balenciaga & Dior in shades of black, white, grey & cobalt blue.
A young woman lost in a painting of Monet’s garden in Giverny, France at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was the inspiration for this new art print. Painted in lush, colorful watercolor, this impressionist style Monet’s garden art print is both whimsical and contemplative. It’s part of my series of paintings on looking at art. Each […]
Carnations and roses in full bloom surrounded by a riot of green foliage. This fresh floral art print is painted in drippy, fresh watercolor in soft shades of peach, yellow and green with vibrant pops of red-orange. The mood is joyful and carefree – like a walk in the park on a perfect spring day. […]
From my travels in Boston this summer. This watercolor print was inspired by a quiet stroll through the Boston Public Garden. It’s one of my favorite gardens – America’s first botanical garden, designed by Frederick Law Olmstead. My intention was to capture the feeling of walking along Olmstead’s formal garden path, surrounded by lush greenery […]
The New York High Line, an elevated rail line transformed into a public park that winds along the west side of Manhattan is at its most atmospheric in the evening. This magical time of day inspired these two New York High Line night scene paintings. In the first High Line painting, in watercolor, a couple […]
Inspired by a recent visit to the Kips Bay Decorator Show House, this impressionist watercolor sketch captures just a tiny glimpse of a spectacular dining room designed by Ken Fulk, with the whimsical title, “Madame’s Magical Menagerie.” What you can’t see here are the hand-painted zoo animals that adorn most of the walls – hence the menagerie. The […]
Chic New Yorkers strike a pose in their Sunday best at New York’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival. This annual event dates from the 1870s, and was later immortalized by Irving Berlin, Judy Garland and Fred Astaire in the movie, Easter Parade. I’m always impressed by the participants’ creativity and enthusiasm. Clearly these people have spent days crafting their looks. It’s also a […]
An impressionist style watercolor painting, inspired by a recent visit to the New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show. This lush garden path filled with tropical color and dappled light is available as a print in my online shop. Each print is made to order in a choice of sizes and framing options; on fine art paper, gallery-wrapped canvas, metal […]
From my series on looking at art…. perusing the wonderful “Alice Neel,Uptown” exhibit at David Zwirner Gallery, currently on view through April 22nd. This show focuses in on Neel’s intense emotional portraits, primarily of friends and neighbors, during the years she lived in East Harlem and the far Upper West Side. A nonconformist, who refused to follow […]
Observing the observers at the “Seurat Circus Sideshow” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This captivating show of sideshow-inspired artwork by Georges Seurat and other master artists, including Daumier and Picasso, runs through May 29, 2017. This watercolor sketch is part of my ongoing series on looking at art. It’s available as a print in my online shop, in […]
A vase of white hydrangeas, illuminated by the morning light in my studio, was the inspiration for this recent watercolor painting. It’s available as a giclée print in my online shop. Each print is made to order in a choice of sizes and framing options; on fine art paper, gallery-wrapped canvas, metal or acrylic. Custom artwork is […]
And now for some totally escapist fun with watercolor fashion week sketches inspired by the runways of Paris and Milan. Paris Couture Week Spring 2017 Dreamy fairy-tale style evening dresses and headpieces by Maria Grazia Chiuri, in her first haute couture collection for Christian Dior. Ageless at 85, fashion model Carmen Dell’Orefice regally walked the runway at […]
Looking at Diane Arbus New Yorkers captivated by the early photographs of Diane Arbus. The exhibit, “Diane Arbus: in the Beginning,” is on view at the Met Breuer through November 27, 2016. From my ongoing series of people looking at art.
New Paintings of Paris, Fashion, Flowers and the New York Skyline…. Having done my vacationing earlier in the summer, I took advantage of that quiet period in August, when most sensible New Yorkers leave town. It was a gift to have uninterrupted time in the studio to work on new paintings. Paris That feeling of coolness in the midst […]
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Surveys the Scene 100 Years Later From my sketchbook at the Whitney Museum. The museum’s founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, as painted by Robert Henri in 1916, “observing” the visitors. This commissioned painting did not please her husband, Henry Payne Whitney, who refused to hang it in their home because she was, scandalously for the […]
Paris never disappoints, even when she is hobbled by strikes and floods (as happened during my visit last month). Here are a few Paris watercolor sketches from my recent trip. All of these Paris watercolor paintings are available as prints in my online shop – on canvas, paper, metal or acrylic with multiple framing options. Shop all Paris artwork, or […]
Luscious pink peonies, painted in loose, fresh impressionist style watercolor. This pink and green peony artwork would perfectly compliment shabby chic, modern farmhouse, cottage style, rustic or any other pretty, feminine decor style. It’s available as a custom print in my shop. Each print is made to order in a choice of sizes and framing […]
Last month I spent several days in London, where I had the good fortune to attend the Royal Academy Summer Exhibit. What makes this show unique is it is so eclectic, with world famous and unknown artists shown side by side (& above and below). The exhibit is open to anyone who applies. If you saw Mike Leigh’s 2014 film, Mr. Turner, you’ll recall the showdown scene […]