Kuerner is an artist who worked with and has been a longtime friend of artist Andrew Wyeth
. His works of the people and places he loves are created mostly in acrylic and watercolor, with a result akin to Wyeth's temperas.
It was then that he started learning from his "teachers" by practicing the styles of Andrew Wyeth
, Edward Hopper, Maxfield Parrish, Vermeer and Turner.
More recently this tradition of realism was followed by Andrew Wyeth
and Robert Vickrey.
The catalog also features images form such masters as Andrew Wyeth
, Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir, Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Rothko.
"Since introducing Doug's work to galleries, frame shops, gift shops and home decor stores, the reception has been tremendous with comparisons with Doug to Warren Kimble and Andrew Wyeth
," said co-founder Marshall Krumpe, who is responsible for establishing distribution for the new venture.
Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn't show." - Andrew Wyeth
The name comes from William Cowper's poem "The Task" (1785) which includes the verse, "Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour." The renewal of folklore aesthetics and the revival of interest in the American naturalist painters of the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Andrew Wyeth
, Georgia O'Keeffe and Edward Hopper, are also influences.
In 1986, a media frenzy revealed Andrew Wyeth
's (1917-2009) most guarded secret.
In her inaugural show at Miles McEnery Gallery, we found hints of John Anster Fitzgerald's nineteenth-century fairy paintings, Andrew Wyeth
's bleak nature scenes, Japanese ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kunisada (as Rob Colvin, who authored an essay for the show's catalogue, helpfully points out), Maxfield Parrish's lurid sunset hues, and even Matthew Barney's libidinal futurism.
The pattern for Merrymaking lends itself well to fabric collections or scrappy fabric placement appropriate for use year round, such as in this version made with batiks inspired by the painting Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth
, one of a new line of collections from Anthology Fabrics inspired by different art masterpieces.
At the institution's main campus two blocks off the water, check out the Andrew Wyeth
retrospective--the first one devoted to the American realist painter since his passing in 2009.
But one artist that helped me on my development was the work of Andrew Wyeth
for his superb use of egg tempera.