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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Painting of Interior Welcome to My Jungle Again By k Madison Moore Pennsylvania artist


Welcome to My Jungle - Again

Inspired by Henri Rousseau

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Painting with The Masters
Art within Art Series

SOLD

16 x 20 Interior Oil Painting on Canvas


I loved to do puzzles when I was a kid.
Once in awhile you would see a photo with
several hidden elements in it that you had to find.
I would not give up until I found every single one.

I really like Henri Rousseau and his funny animals
and jungle paintings. I did a lot of research on his
work for this composition. See if you can find the 35
animals that are in this painting. I had a blast painting
this one but with all of the details it was never ending.

Whom ever purchases this painting will get a diagram
of where to find all of the animals. This is a fun painting
for everyone, kids and adults and surely a great
conversation piece.
Have fun!


Here is the list:

White Bird
Squirrel
Robin Bird
Ape
Owl
Giraffe
Hummingbird
Indian Flute Woman
 3 Butterflies
3 Lions
4 Monkeys
Snake
2 Raccoons
Frog
Cobra
Bunny
2 Mice
Cat
2 Parrots
Ladybug
Ant
Caterpillar
Turtle
Big Bird
Dog

Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris was a visually exciting, important exhibition. 


Monday, July 28, 2014

The Samovar Henri Matisse Inspired Oil Painting of Interior by k Madison Moore


The Samovar

Inspired by Matisse

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Painting with The Masters

11 x 14 Interior Oil Painting on canvas

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 I have seen Matisse use this element ( Samovar) 
in many of his paintings and even though I didn't know
what is was I still used it as I liked the shape.
I assumed it was some kind
of heater and he obviously liked them.

Matisse being a French artist and this being mostly
Russian must have had a special reason for using it
so many times in his paintings. I wonder what that 
was? I assumed it was for tea or for heating and I wasn't
too far off. Read about it below.

This is s fun painting with the reflect of what is on
the other side of the room. Of course I always
love to include Matisse's Cat somewhere too.
Hummm....wonder what she is thinking about?

Enjoy

The Samovar


The Samovar

The samovar was an important attribute of a Russian household and particularly well-suited to tea-drinking in a communal setting over a protracted time period. The Russian expression "to have a sit by the samovar" means to have a leisurely talk while drinking tea from a samovar. 
In everyday use samovars were an economical permanent source of hot water in older times. Various slow-burning items could be used for fuel, such as charcoal or dry pinecones. When not in use, the fire in the samovar pipe faintly smoldered. As needed it could be quickly rekindled with the help of  bellows. Although a Russian jackboot  (сапог)  could be used for this purpose, bellows were manufactured specifically for use on samovars
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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Art Deco Wine Painting by k Madison Moore


Roaring 20's Night - Club Deco

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Art Deco Series
11 x 14 Art Deco Oil Painting on Canvas

Another very cool addition to my Art Deco Series. I just love
the clotting styles, furniture, colors all of it, from the Deco / Nouveau
period. Can you imagine  dressing for a night on the town or a night
at Club Deco?

The gowns with all those details and the head dresses were amazing
and just the fact that they actually wore all that amazes me. I
 have close up photos below of the gowns with all the details. Hard
to show all the little things in a photo and the depth of colors.

Had a lot of fun painting tis and more to come for this series.
Enjoy

Roaring 20's Night - Club Deco

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Light of Night Blue Nude Oil Painting by k Madison Moore Pennsylvania Artist


Light of Night
©kMadisonMoore2014

Emotions in Blue Series
16 x 20 Nude oil Painting on Canvas

Sold Commission

On it's way to Australia
Thanks so much Melissa

This is a similar painting to a smaller Blue Nude
that I painted a couple of years ago. Tis one is a
nice size of 16 x 20 and we also used a beautiful
black lacquer floater frame so it is approx. 18 x 22.

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interested in Please contact me about similar
paintings.






Sunday, July 20, 2014

Picasso's Studio France Interior Painting by k Madison Moore






Picasso's Villa Veranda Studio
France 1961 - 1973

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Painting with The Masters Series
Masters Studios Series

14 x 18 Interior Oil painting on Canvas

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This is the second painting from my new Masters Studios Series.
This is such a special series for me because it is evolving my imagination
in so many directions that the ideas are just flowing. 

The best is that I can create any kind of scene that I think the Masters
would like. I am in keeping of places in which they lived and their studios
around the world during their lives for these paintings to add a "little'
reality!

This painting from my imagination is of his Veranda Studio that he
could have or should have had at his last place of residence in his 
farm house in Mougins  Southern France from 1961 -1973
until his death.
                                                 


I can imagine Pablo sitting in his Bentwood wicker Rocking Chair
at the end of a long day of working in this Vernada studio enjoying
some grapes and a glass of wine in a cozy pair of slippers.


Many of his paintings include chairs similar to his personal 
rocker that you see in so many of his studio paintings.
I thought the chair was a nice touch for this piece.







The paintings  that he was working on here are

Seated Woman 1927
Buste de Femme 1928
Jacqueline with Flowers 1939
Marie-Thérèse avec une guirlande, 1937
Courtesan woman with Necklace of Gems  1901


It was a lot of work creating the pebble stone and brick floor.
I wish all the little details would display better in a photo
because this is full of details which can certainly be more 
appreciated in hand. 

The flow of the vines on the old stone
wall against the tall arched windows just seems so fit for Picasso.
Many of his homes and studios had arches so he must have been fond
of them. I would love to have a room like this with tall windows, a dream!

The details are incredible and time consuming in this series but are so satisfying.
With this series we will travel to different countries and to imaginary spaces
The Masters. So fun!

This is also a nice size at 14 x 18. However if you would like a larger size just
email me for info.

Enjoy
Picasso's Villa Veranda Studio France


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Friday, July 18, 2014

Wind Beneath My Wings
©kMadisonMooreFineArt2014


Emotions in Color Series
14 x 16  Nude Oil Painting on Canvas


I was listening to Bette Midler singing
Wind Beneath My Wings while I was painting
this and I just went with the flow......tada!
Love when that happens.

Did you ever feel like you had the wind 
beneath your wings?

Enjoy! 

Did you ever know that you're my hero?
You're everything I wish I could be.
I could fly higher than an eagle,
For you are the wind beneath my wings.

Fly, fly, fly high against the sky,
So high I almost touch the sky.
Thank you, thank you,
Thank God for you, the wind beneath my wings.


See Bette perform this beautiful song Here




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Welcome to My Jungle - Again

Inspired by Henri Rousseau

©kMadisonMooreFineArtInc.2013

Painting with The Masters
Art within Art Series

16 x 20 Interior Oil Painting on Canvas


I loved to do puzzles when I was a kid.
Once in awhile you would see a photo with
several hidden elements in it that you had to find.
I would not give up until I found every single one.

I really like Henri Rousseau and his funny animals
and jungle paintings. I did a lot of research on his
work for this composition. See if you can find the 35
animals that are in this painting. I had a blast painting
this one but with all of the details it was never ending.

Whom ever purchases this painting will get a diagram
of where to find all of the animals. This is a fun painting
for everyone, kids and adults and surely a great
conversation piece.
Have fun!


Here is the list:

White Bird
Squirrel
Robin Bird
Ape
Owl
Giraffe
Hummingbird
Indian Flute Woman
 3 Butterflies
3 Lions
4 Monkeys
Snake
2 Raccoons
Frog
Cobra
Bunny
2 Mice
Cat
2 Parrots
Ladybug
Ant
Caterpillar
Turtle
Big Bird
Dog

Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris was a visually exciting, important exhibition. A collaboration between the Tate Modern, the Musée d'Orsay and the Réunion des musées nationaux, in association with the National Gallery of Art, this was the first Rousseau retrospective in the United States since MoMA's show in 1985, which had a quite different agenda. That exhibition and its catalogue focused primarily on Rousseau's influence on vanguard artists of the twentieth century: he was the rebel, the outsider who represented purity and instinct. Now that Rousseau's place in the modernist pantheon has been secured, it seems, we can cast our nets more widely to consider other issues—of audience, politics, and history. In this most recent exhibition, selected by Christopher Green and Frances Morris with Claire Frèches-Thory, there were certainly references to Rousseau's modernism and to his outsider status—labels told us that certain works "caught the attention of the avant-garde"—yet the focus was not so much biography or canonization, but contextualization. What was being contextualized, specifically, was the artist's jungle paintings—the densely packed, enigmatic fantasies painted mostly between the years of 1904 and 1910. The jungle pictures were understood here not merely as one artist's quirky fixation, but as part of a broader cultural phenomenon, namely the French fascination with exoticism during the nation's colonial expansion.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Blue Expression Blue Nude Oil Painting by k Madison Moore Pennsylvania Artist


Blue Expression
©kMadisonMoore2014

Emotions in Blue Series

12 x 16 Nude Oil Painting on Canvas

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Illuminating Blue - Nude Oil Painting by k Madison Moore


Illuminating Blue
©kMadisonMoore2014


Emotions in Blue Series
12 x 16 Nude Oil Painting on Canvas


Love painting the Blue Nudes. This is another
for my 2014 collection. The position was difficult
but I think I managed to get it the way I wanted it.

This is also a new size that I am going to start using.
Really nice and for those who have many of my
Blue Nude paintings this will be a nice addition to
the other sizes for your displays.

Enjoy
Illuminating Blue



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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Painting of Interior Inspired by Matisse by k Madison Moore Matisse Studio Paris



Studio Matisse - Paris France
Inspired by Henri Matisse]
©kMadisonMoore2014

Painting with The Masters
Art within Art Series
Masters Studio Paintings

14 x 18 Interior Oil Painting on Canvas

SOLD

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I have been wanting to do paintings of studios that I image
for the Masters. This is the first. The fun part of this is that
these are interiors that I picture the Master would be painting
and creating in and not the real artists studios.

I did research several of the Masters studios. There are not
really many photos of their studios and the photos that I did find
were so dull and drab. Made me wonder how they created in such
depressing surroundings.

This is my studio for Matisse looking out over the colorful rooftops of
 France with the Eiffel tower in the back ground and a big flowering tree 
in front of the large window. He was born in France and worked most
of his life there. I can picture him here.

Hanging on the walls are my impression  of some of my very favorite 
Matisse paintings. I can image Matisse sitting in this comfy chair by the 
window or standing behind that easel painting this cute little lady.

Enjoy
Studio Matisse - Paris France

   







Initially trained as a lawyer, Matisse developed an interest in art only at age twenty-one. In 1891, he moved to Paris to study art and followed the traditional nineteenth-century academic path.

Discovering manifold artistic movements that coexisted or succeeded one another on the dynamic Parisian artistic scene, such as Neo Classicism, Realism, Impressionism and Neo-Ompressionism, he began to experiment with a diversity of styles, employing new kinds of brushwork, light, and composition to create his own pictorial language.

In the autumn of 1917, Matisse traveled to Nice in the south of France, and eventually settled there for the rest of his life. The years 1917–30 are known as his early Nice period, when his principal subject remained the female figure or an odalisque dressed in oriental costume or in various stages of undress, depicted as standing, seated, or reclining in a luxurious, exotic interior of Matisse's own creation. These paintings are infused with southern light, bright colors, and a profusion of decorative patterns. They emanate a hothouse atmosphere suggestive of a harem.


I found thee really great Photos Matisse when I was researching for this painting and wanted to share them.   Check them out Here


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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Effie Gray - Her Passionate Lives by k Madison Moore


 Effie Gray
Her Passionate Lives
©kMadisonMoore2014


Painting with The Masters
Art within At Series
14 x 18 Oil Painting of Interior on Canvas



A painting worth £50,000 has been found behind an old mattress in an attic where it had lain collecting dust for decades. 

The 45-year-old woman owner had been given the art work for her ninth birthday but had kept it in her loft for years and forgot about it until she put her house up for sale.

An eagle-eyed auctioneer who was valuing her belongings spotted the oil painting and was stunned when he realized it was by 19th century artist John Everett Millais.

I just love it when I find stories like this. I automatically have visions of a painting. In reading more of the details of her life 
(below) the composition just fell right in place within minutes. 
Here is the painting of Effie in the attic but on an easel instead of being hidden behind a mattress where it was found after many years.

I created the attic as a special private place where Effie may have gone to be alone and think , maybe read her love letters ( on the ottoman) or write some secrets in her diary (on the chair) or read a favorite book (on the chest). Keeping her company is her little bird friend. 
This is Effie's special place......or her spirit's.
Enjoy


A Special Gift for the Collector
that purchases this painting.

I am including this book by John Ruskin
and John Everette Millais
Effie
The Passionate Lives of Effie Gray




This is a short description of the story.
Now you will have the book and the entire
story to go with the painting.




Effie: The Passionate Lives of Effie Gray, John Ruskin and John Everett Millais


$70,000

Effie Gray, a beautiful and intelligent young socialite, rattled the foundations of England’s Victorian age. Married at nineteen to John Ruskin, the leading art critic of the time, she found herself trapped in a loveless, unconsummated union after Ruskin rejected her on their wedding night. On a trip to Scotland she met John Everett Millais, Ruskin’s protégé, and fell passionately in love with him. In a daring act, Effie left Ruskin, had their marriage annulled and entered into a long, happy marriage with Millais. Suzanne Fagence Cooper has gained exclusive access to Effie’s previously unseen letters and diaries to tell the complete story of this scandalous love triangle. In Cooper’s hands, this passionate love story also becomes an important new look at the work of both Ruskin and Millais with Effie emerging as a key figure in their artistic development. Effie is a heartbreakingly beautiful book about three lives passionately entwined with some of the greatest paintings of the pre-Raphaelite period.

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I just received this beautiful email from one of my collectors and wanted to share. Thanks so much for your lovely words Heather.


Love this.  Tks for yr beautiful paintings. 

 You have a 'beautiful' mind, beautiful thoughts that you express in yr colourful  paintings - a  'Kaleidoscope' mind.   

You have  been blessed with a marvelous gift.   The carpet is beautiful, can feel the texture. Love the pensive look on the young girl's face on the decorative easel.   If we had bay windows in our  home. we would have gone in for a window seat just  like the one in yr painting.  The room looks so  warm and cosy. The suspended light from the timbered ceiling looks like something my ma-in-law bought from a palace in Palanpur, Western  region of India.    When we had  left India,  we had  left behind some of our stuff in our  company's (Not really our Company -'Coats Viyella') warehouse in Bangalore, amongst which were a couple of  pretty ceiling lights, like the one in yr painting -  they disappeared.   One of these , when in our possession, was suspended ,  over a bar which had wooden beams , to which my pa-in-law had suspended his  miniature collection of  bottles of liquor/liqueur.  It was a beautiful cobalt blue, slightly different in design, that looked like an inverted cup  with a metallic rim and a pretty metal appendage at the bottom , suspended by 4 metal chains to the middle of the bar area.  

Sorry, if I've gone on and on - yr painting evoked memories in me.

Best wishes and warm regards from Deepak and self,

God Bless!

Heather




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