STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery

STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery
at David Klein Gallery

31 January 2010

Brush Park Window IV

Brush Park Window IV
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #65
SOLD
To a collector in  Hong Kong
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is a view looking up at a snowy Brush Park building against a deep winter sky.
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#854

30 January 2010

New Center Landscape

New Center Landscape

SOLD
to a collector in Livonia, MIoil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x5"
Today's daily painting is a winter landscape of the New Center area of Detroit, showing the old GM Building and the Fisher Building. Have a great weekend!
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#853

29 January 2010

Bridge with Snow

Bridge with Snow
SOLD
To a collector in Paris, France

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
Today's painting is a winter landscape of a bridge and snow. I really liked the abstract quality of this shot that Janet took as we were returning from visiting her father in Louisville, KY. I like the surprises you sometimes get when shooting photos from a moving car. The heavy mass with the feeling of movement

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#852

28 January 2010

Rouge River Landscape

Rouge River Landscape
SOLD
to a collector in New York, NY
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
Today's painting is a winter landscape of an industrial scene on the Rouge River. Now that I have gone through a few years with the blog is it interesting to return to some favorite areas as the seasons keep changing. I am glad I live in a state where we have four full seasons.

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#851

27 January 2010

Maumee River Landscape

Maumee River Landscape
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
Today's painting is an industrial winter landscape on the Maumee River in Toledo, OH. I would like to do a few painting based on the soft winter colors we are having now. To see some beautiful winter cityscapes please visit: Peintures de Paris/Paintings of Paris by a french painter.
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#850

26 January 2010

W Jefferson Ave Corner

W Jefferson Ave Corner
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #64
SOLD
to a collector in Atlanta, GAoil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view of an abandoned corner building in Delray, MI. A painting of sunlight, shadows, graffiti, neglect and blue skies.

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#849

25 January 2010

Mi Central Station III


Mi Central Station III
Available
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view of the abandoned Michigan Central train station, showing a walkway under part of the station.

Click here..... Mi Central Station 
to see a video of the inside this amazing building.
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#848

24 January 2010

Jefferson Ave Reflections

Jefferson Ave Reflections
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #63

SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7" x 5"
Today's daily painting is of an abandoned building along East Jefferson Ave in Detroit on a cold wet day
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#847

23 January 2010

Brush Park Cupola



Brush Park Cupola
SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is an urban landscape of a Brush Park cupola against a deep cobalt blue sky. I really liked the abstract quality of this scene with  it's deep shadows and sky color.

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#846

22 January 2010

East 8 Mile Road


East 8 Mile Road
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view along the famous 8 Mile Road in Detroit.

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#845

21 January 2010

Fisher Bldg Landscape

Fisher Bldg Landscape
SOLD
To a collector in Livonia, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view of the Fisher Building seen from Woodward Ave. This brightly painted wall against the deep shadows really created some interesting contrasts.

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#844

20 January 2010

Mi Central Station II

Mi Central Station II
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
 
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view of the abandoned Michigan Central train station, showing the walkway to the main waiting room

Click here..... Mi Central Station 
to see a video of the inside this amazing building.
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#843

19 January 2010

Michigan Central detail VI

Michigan Central detail VI
SOLD
To a collector in Sterling Heights, MI
on oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view of the abandoned Michigan Central train station, showing the carriage entrance on the western end of the station

Click here..... Mi Central Station 
to see a video of the inside this amazing building.
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#842

18 January 2010

Michigan Central detail V



Michigan Central detail V
SOLD 
To a collector in Pittsford, MI
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view of the abandoned Michigan Central train station as seen from inside the concourse

Click here..... Mi Central Station 
to see a video of the inside this amazing building.
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#841

17 January 2010

Jefferson Ave Blues III



Jefferson Ave Blues III
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #62
 Available
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5" x 7"
Today's daily painting is the third in the series of abandoned building along East Jefferson Ave in Detroit.
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#840

16 January 2010

Jefferson Ave Blues II



Jefferson Ave Blues II

Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #61

SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5" x 7"
Today's daily painting is of another abandoned building along East Jefferson Ave in Detroit.

Please check out the Detroit Entrepreneurs article in the NY Times to see what young entrepreneurs are doing in Detroit.

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#839

15 January 2010

Lake St Clair, ice



Lake St Clair, ice 
SOLD
To a collector in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 

 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5 x 7"
Today's daily painting is of an icy scene of Lake St Clair as seen from Lake Shore Drive.
The sun was in and out of the clouds creating great color and contrast.
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#838

14 January 2010

A Detroit Landscape




A Detroit Landscape

SOLD
To a collector in Paris, France

Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5 x 7"
Today's daily painting is of an industrial landscape just off Jefferson Ave. This is another view of the buildings from Tuesday's post, with the sun finally shining giving the scene some needed warmth.

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#837

13 January 2010

Jefferson Ave Blues




Jefferson Ave Blues
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #60

SOLD
To a collector in Hillsborough, NJ

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7 x 5"
Today's daily painting is of an abandoned building along East Jefferson Ave in Detroit.

This one has been tagged with a Tyre Guyton Polka Dot. Please check out Tyre's Heidelberg Project. Also check out the Detroit Entrepreneurs article in the NY Times. 

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#836

12 January 2010

Landscape study in Blue



Landscape study in Blue

SOLD
To a collector in Sterling Heights, MI

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7 x 5"
Today's daily painting is of an industrial landscape just off Jefferson Ave. I was very taken with all the wonderful shades of Blue. We waited and waited for the sun to hit these, but finally gave up. But I think I like the softness of the colors without the sun.

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#835

11 January 2010

Corner of Park & W Adams



Corner of Park & W Adams
SOLD
To a collector in Sarasota, FL

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7 x 5"
Today's daily painting is of the the corner building at Park and W Adams in downtown Detroit. 
A sign says now leasing, which is much better than just abandoned and forgotten. Maybe someone will open a restaurant. Check out the Detroit Entrepreneurs article in yesterday's NY Times. 

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#834

10 January 2010

Dutch Girl Donuts


Dutch Girl Donuts
SOLD
To a collector in Ferndale, MI
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7 x 5"
Today's painting is of the sign outside the wonderful Dutch Girl Donuts store. Please take my word, forget Krispy Creme and anyone else. The people at Dutch Girls know how to make donuts. One of our favorite stops in Detroit, we stopped yesterday and I  had the last one for breakfast today with coffee. Very friendly and the price is right. The link will take you to  a recent article on them. Yummy, yummy! Enjoy!
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#833

09 January 2010

The Red Wall



The Red Wall 
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
 

oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
Today's painting is an Eastside Detroit urban landscape. I enjoyed the warm red wall with the green and dark cool wall behind it.

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#832

08 January 2010

Citylights #51



Citylights #51
SOLD
To a collector in Bethesda, MD

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's daily painting is number fifty-one in the Detroit Citylight series..

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#831

07 January 2010

Citylights #50


Citylights #50
SOLD
To a collector in Paris, France

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x5"
Today's painting is number fifty in the Detroit Citylight series of paintings.

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#830

06 January 2010

La Maison Blanche VII


La Maison Blanche VII
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield, MI

oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a scene of a white house and shadows along Michigan Ave in Detroit.

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#829

05 January 2010

Brush Park Wall


Brush Park Wall
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #59

SOLD
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is another of Brush Park. I really liked the contrast of color and the abstractness of the shapes in this scene. The graffiti with the dollar and cent signs is also interesting, making a little statement.

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#828

04 January 2010

Brush Park Turret


Brush Park Turret
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #58

SOLD
To a Collector in Hiawassee, GA
oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view looking up at a turret of an abandoned Brush Park building against a deep cobalt January sky.

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#827

03 January 2010

Woodward Ave Rooftop


Woodward Ave Rooftop
Available
oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view looking up from Woodward Ave. in Highland Park. I like the way the warm bricks and copper roof work against the deep cobalt January sky. This is one of my wife's favorite buildings along Woodward Ave. The whole building  was vacated this winter, I think it was with the landlord not paying the utilities and they were shut off. Such a shame.

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#826

02 January 2010

Mi Central Station, interior detail


Mi Central Station, interior detail 
SOLD
To a collector in Covesville, VA

 oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Today's painting is a view inside the abandoned Michigan Central train station. I was really moved by the play of light on the tagged columns. It was serene and exciting at the same time.
I feel this is one of the more successful daily paintings I have done, I hope you like it.

Click on this  link... Mi Central Station 
to see inside this amazing building.
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#825

01 January 2010

Mi Central Nocturne HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Mi Central Nocturne
SOLD
To a collector in Los Angeles, CA

oil on linen/panel, 2009, 7x5"
Today's painting is a nocturne of the abandoned Michigan Central train station.
Click on this  link... Mi Central Station 
to see inside this amazing building.
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#824