STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery

STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery
at David Klein Gallery

31 August 2009

Manitowoc Unloading, study


Manitowoc Unloading, study
SOLD
to collector in Alfortville, France
Today's daily painting is of the freighter Manitowoc unloading on the Rouge River. I will be doing this as a larger painting for the David Klein Gallery. Today is also my Birthday and it is a beautiful cool sunny day, hope to spend some time in the studio and later cupcakes on the yard with the neighborhood children.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#703

29 August 2009

Shadows


Shadows
SOLD
To collector in Troy, MI
Today's daily painting is of
an abandoned Detroit Public Library, the George V. N. Lothrop branch.
The seventeenth in the series of portraits of abandoned Detroit building.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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#702

28 August 2009

Swing Bridge to Zug Island


Swing Bridge to Zug Island
SOLD
To a collector in Hiawassee, GA
Today's daily painting is of the swing bridge to Zug Island, with Great Lakes Steel in the background.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
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#701

27 August 2009

700th Paintings, Huron River RR Bridge, detail


Huron River RR Bridge, detail
SOLD
To a collector in Hiawassee GA
Today's painting is a detail of the RR Bridge over the Huron River in Ann Arbor, MI.
I really like the way the bridge bulked up against the blue sky. This is my 700 th painting posted to Postcards from Detroit since August 2007. Thanks to everyone who has been a part of this journey.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#700

26 August 2009

Huron River Dam


Huron River Dam
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Today's painting is a scene with the Argo Dam on the Huron River in Ann Arbor. We had some errands to run in Ann Arbor yesterday and took some time to visit this dam and park. There were a few rowers on the pond reminding us of Thomas Eakins famous single scull paintings. Argo pond is used by as many as 600 rowers, including U-M's men's club team and the Ann Arbor Rowing club.

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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#699

25 August 2009

Rouge Plant


Rouge Plant
SOLD
to collector in Grosse Pointe, MI
A blast furnace at the Ford River Rouge Plant
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
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#698

24 August 2009

The Red Wall


The Red Wall
SOLD
to a collector in
San Francisco CA
I really like the abstract composition that these colorful buildings make.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#697

23 August 2009

Lake Reflections



Lake Reflections
Today's painting is of sky and boat mast reflections on Lake Huron, North of Detroit
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#696

22 August 2009

Lake Huron Shadows



Lake Huron Shadows
SOLD
To collector in La Jolla, CA
Today's painting
is of a scene of Lake Huron, this view is near Lexington, MI
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
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#695

21 August 2009

Brush Park Ivy


Brush Park Ivy
SOLD
Today's painting is of an Ivy covered building in Brush Park, Detroit. The sixteenth in the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series of paintings.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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#694

19 August 2009

Fire in the Sky



Fire in the Sky
SOLD

To a collector in Grosse Pointe, MI
Today's painting is of a fiery cloud over Detroit. I was excited by the color and contrast over our dark city.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#693

18 August 2009

Woodward Ave Shadows


Woodward Ave Shadows, AD#015
SOLD

To a collector in Grosse Pointe, MI
Today's painting
is of finding beauty in the simple shapes of an abandoned building. The color and designs made from the cast shadows on this building really caught my interest. It has such clarity. The fifteenth in the AD "Abandoned Detroit" portraits.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#692

17 August 2009

Pointe aux Barques reflections


Pointe aux Barques reflections
SOLD
To collector in bloomfield Township, MI
Today's painting
is of reflections of sky, clouds and sun on the shore at Pointe aux Barques,
lake Huron
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#691

16 August 2009

Janet's Red Gladiolus


Janet's Red Gladiolus
SOLD
To a collector in Hiawassee GA
Today's painting is of one of Janet's red Gladiolus, Atom 1946. These were a gift for her birthday this spring. We have been enjoying them this beautiful summer.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
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#690

15 August 2009

Summer Reflections


Summer Reflections
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Today's painting
is of boat and sky reflections on water.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#689




14 August 2009

Michigan Ave Red



Michigan Ave Red, Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #015
SOLD
To a collector in Grosse Pointe, MI
Today's painting is the fifteenth in the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series. This corner red building is on Michigan Ave near the old train station.
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oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
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#688

13 August 2009

Belle Isle Reflections


Belle Isle Reflections
SOLD, to a collector in the Netherlands
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is of Water Lilies and reflections on a Belle Isle pond.
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#687

12 August 2009

Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#14


Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #14, Woodward Reflections
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is the fourteenth in the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series. This large red building on Woodward Ave looks more ominous in the rain.
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#686

11 August 2009

Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#13, Fortune Records


Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #13, Fortune Records
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is the thirteenth in the Abandoned. Portraits of Detroit series. Fortune Records was a famous record label on Third St. in Detroit. Please see the Fortune Record Story by Ron Murphy
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#685

10 August 2009

Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #12


Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #12, the Blue Door
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is the twelfth of the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series of paintings.
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#684

09 August 2009

Detroit River, Nocturne



Detroit River, Nocturne
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is a nocturne view of the Detroit skyline seen from the Detroit River.
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#683

08 August 2009

Looking North



Looking North
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is the view looking North from the Dequindre Cut near Eastern Market in Detroit. This section of the Dequindre Cut has not been completed.

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#682

07 August 2009

August Moon


Nocturne, August Moon
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is a nocturne of the moon and backlit clouds outside my studio the other night.
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#681

06 August 2009

National Steel Corp RR cars


National Steel Corp RR cars
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is of National Steel Corp. RR cars, near the Great Lakes Steel plant on Zug Island. These cars are used to haul rolls of coiled steel, the covers are to protect the cargo.
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#680

CSX Locomotive #9

CSX Locomotive #9
Oil on Linen, 30"x42"
This painting is of the drive wheels of CSX#9 at the River Rouge Plant.
It is in the Summer Select show at the David Klein Gallery in Birmingham, MI

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05 August 2009

Citylights #43



Citylights #43
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x5"
Today's painting is the 43rd. of the Citylights series, when viewed from a distance they take on a jewel like presence
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#679

04 August 2009

Abandoned Detroit #011


Abandoned Detroit #011
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is the eleventh in the Abandoned Detroit series.
This downriver building has been abandoned for some time by the looks of the vegetation everywhere


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#678

02 August 2009

Nocturne, Detroit Skyline



Nocturne, Detroit Skyline
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is a nocturne of the Detroit skyline including the General Motors building
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#677

01 August 2009

Rouge River Reflections II


Rouge River Reflections II
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 5x7"
Today's painting is a RR Bridge and industrial pipes over and reflected on the Rouge River.
I was able to go out on this bridge to get some great shots.
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#676