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    Intervention - FINALIST, February 2019

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    Price: 3,800.00 USD
    Contact Robinwellner@yahoo.com
    Added 2019-02-27 09:07:02
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    I love painting people!  I love abstraction! I've been pondering ways to intersect the two for years.  The model in this painting is an artist friend.  He is a thoughtful, forthright person with incredible talent. I was so happy with the mood and the pose that I wanted to take it further --- and try to meld some abstraction with it.  My initial attempts were cowardly and stilted.  Finally I just decided to go for broke, obliterating parts of the painting.  Many sessions of painting that were then completely wiped off or repainted.  It was scary, but exhilarating! Looking forward to taking it further! Abstraction intervening on reality --- hence the name "Intervention".

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    Name of Artist: Robin Wellner
    Width (inches): 30
    Height (inches): 20
    Media: Oil
    Country: United States
    Painting Genre: Representational: Figurative / Other



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