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Robin Rosenthal's Paintings

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Pears and Wine

PEARS AND WINE

A classic still life composition with just the cheese omitted. There is a passage from Proust about the author Bergotte, where he stands...

White Teapot on Teal Plate with Citrus

WHITE TEAPOT ON TEAL PLATE WITH CITRUS

I've worked on this painting longer than I usually do because of the challenge of the teapot in shadow. I wanted it to have color reflected...

 
 
 
Maverick the Llama

MAVERICK THE LLAMA

Commission

Broccoli on Blue Background

BROCCOLI ON BLUE BACKGROUND

I've always wanted to paint a stalk of broccoli but I wasn't ready, silly as it seems. I also found it a simple subject, but hard to...

 
 
 
Self-Portrait

SELF-PORTRAIT

Now that it's spring I see a lot of Robins hopping around. Never having painted a Robin before, I thought I'd give it a try. Pretty...

March to March Art Show 2021

MARCH TO MARCH ART SHOW 2021

The show at the National Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa, NY has a wide variety of compelling art. There are over 30 regional artists...

 
 
 
The German Landscape Challenge

THE GERMAN LANDSCAPE CHALLENGE

My painting The German Landscape Challenge , a 6 x 6 in. oil on gessobord from 2015, is on its way to Australia to join two older daily...

Tiffany Cigar Box Painting

TIFFANY CIGAR BOX PAINTING

I enjoy painting and drawing my son's and daughter-in-law's cat Tiffany. She's a sweet furry cat that lounges around their NYC apartment....

 
 
 
Purple Cabbage, Scallions and Radishes

PURPLE CABBAGE, SCALLIONS AND RADISHES

When I was at the supermarket looking for still life objects to paint I chose these three vegetables, a purple cabbage, scallions and...

Seven Lemons

SEVEN LEMONS

10 x 8 in. oil on Ampersand panel I set up my light box for this still life. I haven't used it in a long time, but there was so much...

 
 
 
Five Lemons on Blue Plate

FIVE LEMONS ON BLUE PLATE

I know I can't attempt to paint anything unless I've already painted it in my head. I don't hope to figure it out along the way. To...

Pink Glass Mug, Green Glass Saucer and Orange

PINK GLASS MUG, GREEN GLASS SAUCER AND ORANGE

I find drawing helps me decide what to paint next. If I can imagine the drawing as a painting, then I'll move ahead with it. If I can...

 
 
 
Green and Blue Glass Objects Process

GREEN AND BLUE GLASS OBJECTS PROCESS

I thought it would be fun to show you my process. Set up Pencil drawing Small test painting Sketching it onto a 20 x 16 in. canvas Green...

Green and Blue Glass Objects

GREEN AND BLUE GLASS OBJECTS

I stretched this canvas on a 20 x 16 in. frame and applied five coats of gesso. The surface was very smooth and a pleasure to paint...

 
 
 
Most Viewed 2020

MOST VIEWED 2020

These are some of my most viewed images from 2020.Thank you for a wonderful year and best wishes for a Happy New Year.

Clear Glass Bowl on Blue and Yellow Papers

CLEAR GLASS BOWL ON BLUE AND YELLOW PAPERS

I'm pleased with this painting even though it looks simple and it took me a while to figure it out. I had to get the shape of this...

 
 
 
Green Vaseline Glass on Teal Plate with Lemon

GREEN VASELINE GLASS ON TEAL PLATE WITH LEMON

Here I am again painting this interesting green vaseline glass. When the light is just right the glass fluoresces. The National Bottle...

Honey Jar and Lemons

HONEY JAR AND LEMONS

This painting is all about color, light values, color temperatures and a sense of transparency. What is better than a honey jar to...

 
 
 
Getting back into the swing of things

GETTING BACK INTO THE SWING OF THINGS

I've had a difficult time thinking about participating in art shows during this pandemic and political season. My current strategy...

Yellow Pepper on Pink Plate

YELLOW PEPPER ON PINK PLATE

Painting glass is as much a looking, thinking and planning process as it is a painting process. It's fun, but it makes you question...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Figurative Art Painting, Interior View, Red Chair "Concentration" by...

Figurative Art Painting, Interior View, Red Chair "Concentration" by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

Contemporary Colorful Figurative Art Painting, Chair 24"x20" Acrylic on Canvas/Framed Available Read more ...

A Rare Tiffany Building Owned by a Nonprofit May Be Sold

Preservationists fear that the Ayer Mansion, a “national treasure” with landmark status, which has been painstakingly preserved, may be cut off from public access. Read more ...

Exciting news for exoskeleton lovers

Exciting news for exoskeleton lovers

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Chinese Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale Reimagines Traditional...

Chinese Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale Reimagines Traditional Multi-family Courtyards

Courtesy of TeamMinus Titled "Yuan-er, a Courtyard-ology: From the Mega to the Micro", the Chinese pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di... Read more ...

Art Gensler, Founder of Gensler Passes Away at 85

Art Gensler, Founder of Gensler Passes Away at 85

Courtesy of Gensler Art Gensler , the founder of one of the largest architecture businesses in the world, Gensler , has passed away at 85, as reported by the company's... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Southwestern Art...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting, Southwestern Art "QUADRUVIUM CLXXXXVIII" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

26.5"x7.5"x1.5 Acrylic With Patinas on Canvas/sold Commissions are welcome. Visit to Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Invisible Harmony” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

23"x35" Oil on Panel/Available $2400 Read more ...

Skier, Ski Painting, Winter Landscape,Snow "Snowboard Sal" By Colorado...

Skier, Ski Painting, Winter Landscape,Snow "Snowboard Sal" By Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

Figurative, Skier 11"x14"Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

DESIGN STUDIO - alix & flo

Alix & Flo is a new surface pattern design studio based between London & Buenos Aires. Alix Bigois and Florencia Mazza have been working in the fashion and licensing industry... Read more ...

ETSY SHOP - hannah sessions

Here are some lovely tea towel designs by Hannah Sessions spotted in her Etsy shop. She has picked out some lovely subjects with fashionable houseplants, farmhouse style... Read more ...