Thursday, April 19, 2012

Black Grapes No.2

Black Grapes No.2  |  16 x 20  |  oil on panel





















This will be the next painting headed to Tree's Place Gallery for my show in July with M. Collier, and I want to tell you, I had the best time working on it. Blowing the grapes up to this large size really gave me an opportunity to get into some serious detail, especially with the water droplets. I really hated to see this one end. It's funny, I discovered streaming episodes of Columbo on Netflix just as I began this painting, and had them running in the background as I worked. The series ran out about the same time as I finished. I don't think I'll ever look at this painting again without hearing Peter Falk's voice in the back of my mind. 

Panchito  |  40 x 40  | oil on canvas






















I am also in the courting phase with another new gallery. It's called Christopher-Clark Fine Art in San Francisco. I'll be sending them two paintings Panchito (above), and Tractor (below). These will be presented at the San Francisco Art Fair May 17th through 20th under Christopher-Clark's banner, CK Contemporary. Here's hoping this becomes a mutually beneficial long term relationship. If you're in the San Francisco area during these dates and would like to attend, click here for a free one day pass to the fair.

Tractor  |  36 x 36  |  oil on canvas























15 comments:

UncleRabbit1 said...

Hyperrealism at its finest!

Fernanda Magalhães said...

abaut those grapes, I guess I have to thanks to Peter Falk too....

Dean H. said...

Tremendous as always!!!

rahina q.h. said...

stunning work!

Poet Whale said...

Outstanding!

Jean Reece Wilkey said...

I was really blown away by the grapes. Your painting is always beautiful but these are really exquisite! So yummy.

Lydia La La said...

I don't like to look at your work. It makes me so envious. You are a genius with your brush and paints and I admire every piece of your work.
I wish you huge sales and more recognition!

James Neil Hollingsworth said...

Thanks everybody! I really appreciate the wonderful comments. Neil

HNF said...

awesome work on grapes!

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Cindy said...

I can not even believe that painting of the grapes... holy crap, it's amazing! I love that you did it big... I also love the painting of the tarnished silver, just beautiful! found you because i follow "Paintings from the Point" M. Collier... so now i follow you!

Cindy

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Fredrick Russell said...

I would like to describe your entire work in three words : stunning, unbelievable and astonishing.
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