STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery

STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery
at David Klein Gallery

30 April 2010

Sunlit Awning


Sunlit Awning
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of sunlight on an interesting house with blue awnings.
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#935

29 April 2010

Uptown Radio


Uptown Radio
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of the Uptown Radio Company building. How could I pass up painting this wonderful building.
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#934

28 April 2010

Midtown Shadows


Midtown Shadows
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of a Midtown building with shadows
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#933

27 April 2010

Midtown View


Midtown View
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Bavaria, Germany
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of Midtown buildings with clouds behind. What interested me in this view was the contrast of the rich dark foreground against the very light sky. I also liked the very close values in the buildings making them work as one unit.
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#932

26 April 2010

Dequindre Cut V


Dequindre Cut V
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Ventura, CA 
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of a section of the Dequindre Cut below grade rail bed. It is being turned into a greenway park.
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#931

25 April 2010

The Green House


The Green House 
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #75

Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Cedar Rapids, IAToday's daily painting is an urban landscape of sunlight and shadows on an abandoned and boarded up building. Number seventy-five in the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series.
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#930

24 April 2010

Corner Shadows


Corner Shadows
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of sunlight and shadows on a corner wall. there are streets in Detroit that really ask the question,what was here before. The mystery of this corner caught my eye, who and what was here through the many years.
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#929

23 April 2010

Spring Reflections


Spring Reflections
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
Available
 Today's daily painting is a landscape of a beautiful flowering tree and reflections on the grounds near the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, MI.
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#928

22 April 2010

Sugar Creek Reflections


Sugar Creek Reflections
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
HAPPY EARTH DAY!
SOLD
To a collector in Ventura, CA
Today's daily painting is a landscape of reflections on Sugar Creek in Northwest Ohio. 
 As a child  I spent many happy hours in, on and around this creek. 
The creek ran along our farm my Aunt, the painter Justine Magsig 
still lives along Sugar creek.
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#927

21 April 2010

Ghost Wall


Ghost Wall
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Ventura, CA
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of a ghost wall. Most large cities have worn and weathered advertising images or type  that are still visible. Might make an interesting series of paintings.
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#926

20 April 2010

Blue Overpass


Blue Overpass
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield, MI

Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of car lights, overpass and and evening sky. I really liked the mass of the overpass contrasted with the brightness of the lights and evening sky.
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#925

19 April 2010

The Green Wall


The Green Wall
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
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Today's daily painting is an urban landscape with a teal green wall slicing the picture in half. I enjoy painting the urban landscape with all it's strange touches of man on the landscape, for better or worse.
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#924

18 April 2010

Lake Huron Nocturne III


Lake Huron Nocturne III
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Adelaide, South AustraliaToday's daily painting is a nocturne of Lake Huron east of Port Austin.
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#923

17 April 2010

Citylights #55


Citylights #55
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Herndon, VA
Today's daily painting is the fifty-fifth in the Citylight series of abstract nocturne paintings of Detroit. This is on Canfield near Cass Ave
#922

16 April 2010

Bronx Bar


Bronx Bar
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
 To a collector in Des Moines, IA
 Today's daily painting is  a view of the sign for the Bronx Bar. Still one of the very best burgers in the city of Detroit. When you really want a burger this is the place to go. 4476 2nd Ave in the Cass Corridor
#921

15 April 2010

Lake Michigan Nocturne


Lake Michigan Nocturne
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Adelaide, South Australia
Today's daily painting is a nocturne of Lake Michigan near Lakeside looking south
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#920

14 April 2010

Michigan Central XII


Michigan Central XII
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Melvindale, MI
Today's daily painting is the twelfth in the Michigan Central Train Station series. I was interested in the beauty of the massive bulk of this incredible building seen from 16th Street on a spring day.
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#919

13 April 2010

Delray Shadows


Delray Shadows 
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #74
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
Available
 Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of an abandoned corner building in Delray. I really liked the saturated color in this scene.
#918

12 April 2010

Spring Shadows


 Spring Shadows
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
Available
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of a house with spring sunlight and shadows.
#917

11 April 2010

Colors of Spring


 Colors of Spring
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"

SOLD 
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
 Today's daily painting is a view of an interesting house in the Trumbull St area of Detroit, same area as yesterday's painting. I really liked the warm, spring like palette in this painting. Spring has arrived very early this year. Let's hope we are not being fooled by Mother Nature.
#916

10 April 2010

Forsythia


 Spring Forsythia
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
Today's daily painting is a view of an interesting house in the Trumbull St area of Detroit, with a large flowering Forsythia in the front yard. We are having a beautiful Spring this year. March was one of the nicest I have ever seen.
#915

09 April 2010

Roma Cafe


Roma Cafe
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
Today's daily painting is the sign for Roma Cafe a restaurant in Eastern Market. It is the oldest Italian restaurant in Detroit. I really liked the way the shadows created a richness, and the way the awnings creating a dark void and contrast against the blue sky.  Bon appetite
#914

08 April 2010

Michigan Central XI


Michigan Central XI
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Rochestor, MI
Today's daily painting is the eleventh in the Michigan Central Train Station series. I was interested in the beauty of the harsh reality of this incredible building. It's dignity always takes me by surprise.
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#913

07 April 2010

The American Coney Island

The American Coney Island
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of the American  Coney Island in downtown Detroit. The American Coney Island was founded in 1917 by Constantine "Gust" Keros, who immigrated to Detroit from Greece in 1903.
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#912

06 April 2010

The Red Turret

The Red Turret
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Today's daily painting is a detail of a building on Trumbull St in Detroit. 
This painting is in memory of Mick Vranich, poet, musician, carpenter, activist, friend, mentor, husband and brother.
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#911

05 April 2010

River Rouge power plant

River Rouge power plant
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
Today's daily painting is an industrial landscape of the River Rouge power plant, winter home to two peregrine falcons. The plant's green team has installed bluebird boxes and raptor perches along with planting a butterfly garden.
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#910

04 April 2010

"G" tug Idaho

"G" tug Idaho
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Dorchester, MA
Today's daily painting is a view of the "G" class tug the Idaho. To see a photo of her in action please click on Idaho at the boatnerd.com Many thanks
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#909

03 April 2010

A Sunlit Wall

A Sunlit House
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Washington, DC
Today's daily painting is of a  sunlit building in Eastern Market. It is attached to Roma Cafe, the oldest Italian restaurant in Detroit.
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#908

02 April 2010

Como's

Como's
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Melvindale, MI
Today's daily painting is a detail of the sign at Como's restaurant on Woodward Ave. Janet and I had studios across the street from Como's in the 1990's. Many a pizza and beer were enjoyed there.
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#907

01 April 2010

Brush Park Window V

Brush Park Window V
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
Available
Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of interesting abstract shapes created by looking up at a window of a Brush Park building
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#906