STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery

STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery
at David Klein Gallery

30 June 2010

Detroit Vignette V


Detroit Vignette V
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#83
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
This daily painting is the fifth in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit stories. And the eighty-third in the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series. Another abandoned Michigan Ave building.
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#963

29 June 2010

Citylights#58, Woodward Ave


Citylights#58, Woodward Ave
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD 
to a collector in Princeton, NJ
This daily painting is the fifty-eighth in the Citylights series of paintings. It is looking North on Woodward Ave with storm clouds on the horizon.
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#962

28 June 2010

Detroit Vignette IV


Detroit Vignette IV
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#82
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
to a collector in Oakland, CA
This daily painting is the fourth in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit stories. And the eighty-second in the Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit series. It reminds me of Edward Hopper's painting, Early Sunday Morning, only 80 years later and of Michigan Ave, Detroit not Bleecker St. NY
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#961

27 June 2010

Detroit Vignette III


Detroit Vignette III
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#81
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD 
to a collector in The Woodlands, TX
This daily painting is the third in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit stories. And the eighty-first in the Abandoned , Portraits of Detroit series. This is a Michigan Ave building in late evening light. In the advertising business we called this  time of day liquid light as it looked light the light had been poured onto everything giving it a warm glow.
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#960

26 June 2010

Rodeo Tank

Rodeo Tank
 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD 
To a collector in Sylvan Lake, MI

Today's daily painting is a view of an Eastern Market water tank, tagged with the word "Rodeo"
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#959

25 June 2010

Detroit Landscape V

Detroit Landscape V
 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Macomb, MI
Today's daily painting is the fifth in the Detroit industrial landscape series. This interesting industrial building is on Detroit's East side near Jefferson Ave.
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#958

24 June 2010

Janice Sue


Janice Sue
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Today's daily painting is from the trip we took up north  recently. It is the Janice Sue and reflections  at Historic Fishtown on the Leland River, in the Leelanau Peninsula
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#957

23 June 2010

Detroit Landscape IV


Detroit Landscape IV
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in The Woodlands, TX
Today's daily painting is the fourth in the Detroit industrial landscape series.I really liked the way the buildings bulked up to form one massive shape.
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#956

22 June 2010

Storm over Woodward Ave


Storm over Woodward Ave
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD 
To a collector in Bavaria, Germany
 

Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of storm clouds over Woodward Ave. looking East between 7 and 8 Mile Road
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#955

21 June 2010

Dequindre Cut VII


Dequindre Cut VII
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD 
To a collector in Sylvan Lake, MI

Today's daily painting is an urban landscape of a  section of the Dequindre Cut, a below grade rail-bed in Detroit. This part has been converted into a greenspace with a walking and bike path.
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#954

20 June 2010

Detroit Vignette II


Detroit Vignette II
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#80
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Oakland, CA
This daily painting is the second in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit stories. This could also be titled One Way. There are so many of these small businesses that have been abandoned in Detroit. You wonder if they will ever find a new life as Detroit recovers from this mess. One can only hope as there are many wonderful things happening all over the city.
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#953

19 June 2010

Bridge to Belle Isle III


Bridge to Belle Isle III
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Royal Oak, Mi
This daily painting is of the beautiful Belle Isle Bridge. It was renamed The MacArthur Bridge in 1942 . It was completed in 1923 and it replaced a mostly wooden bridge that accidentally caught fire and was destroyed in 1915. The bridge has nineteen of these beautiful arches and it's total length is 2,193 feet.
#952

18 June 2010

Rickel Malt III


Rickel Malt III
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
A local landmark, the Rickel Malt Plant supplied many of the local breweries with malt. It was located in  Detroit's Eastern Market area and was demolished in 1996.
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#951

17 June 2010

Sleeping Bear Dunes



Sleeping Bear Dunes
 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Clermont, FL 
Today's painting is a landscape of the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes in the Leelanau Peninsula
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#950

16 June 2010

Union St Bridge, reflections


Union St Bridge, reflections
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Ventura, CA

Today's painting is a view of the Union Street Bridge and reflections in Traverse City from our recent trip.
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#949

15 June 2010

Alley Shadows


Alley Shadows
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Clermont, FL
Today's painting is an urban landscape of late afternoon sun and shadows on a downtown Detroit alley seen from Park Avenue near Cliff Bell's.

 INO
Oil on linen, 42x36in
This New York painting is of a cafe in the West Village and will be included in the summer group show  "New York Moments" at the George Billis Gallery, in New York opening July 8th
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#948

14 June 2010

Two Blue


Two Blue
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Adelaide, South Australia
Today's painting is an urban landscape of the Marianne Audrey Burrows' Trumbull Street mural "The Water Cycle" depicting the water cycle over city of Detroit, intended as a visual comment on the way humans connect to one another and to the world around them.
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#947

13 June 2010

A Detroit Landscape III


A Detroit Landscape III
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
Today's painting is an industrial landscape with interesting storage tanks and a beautiful blue sky behind. This scene is on the East side of Detroit near the river. Another small part of Detroit slowly being reclaimed by nature
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#946

12 June 2010

Detroit Vignette


Detroit Vignette
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
Today's painting is an urban landscape with warm afternoon sunlight on the side of two building with part of the Detroit skyline in the background. This is the first in a new series of Detroit vignette's. I have also corrected the blog count as I had counted some larger paintings in 2007 by mistake so the new count is 945


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#945

11 June 2010

La Maison Blanche IX


La Maison Blanche IX 
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit #79
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD 
To a collector in Bavaria, Germany

 Today's painting is an urban landscape with warm afternoon sunlight on the side of a small white abandoned house in Northwest Detroit.
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#969

10 June 2010

Michigan Central XIV


Michigan Central XIV
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Sag Harbor, NY
Today's painting is an urban landscape with sunlight and shadows on the once magnificent but still grand Michigan Central station in Detroit.
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#968

09 June 2010

Shadow Tags


Shadow Tags
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
to a collector in New York, NY
Today's painting is an urban landscape with sunlight and shadows on a building with graffiti tags. I like the way the tags are staged just like paintings in a gallery, each one a work of art.
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#967

08 June 2010

The Green Door


The Green Door
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
to a collector in New York, NY
Today's painting is an urban landscape with sunlight and shadows on an industrial building with a green wall and door. I really liked the abstract quality of this composition with the strong contrasts of light and dark, and the horizontal and vertical division of space.
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#966

07 June 2010

Historic Fishtown Leland


Historic "Fishtown" Leland
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Today's painting is a view of Historic Fishtown, Leland, MI. A 140 yr old historic fishing village on the Leland River

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#965

06 June 2010

Storm over East Traverse Bay


Storm over East Traverse Bay
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Today's painting is a view of storm clouds over East Traverse Bay. We took a couple of days off to deliver Janet's painting to the Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City. It was nice to take a couple days off and enjoy the beautiful countryside around Traverse City, I will probably be doing some more paintings from the area.
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#964

05 June 2010

Stream in the Desert


Stream in the Desert
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
to a collector in New York, NY
Today's painting is an urban landscape with sunlight on the side of a colorful building with a sign that reads Stream in the Desert. Another wonderful building in the Detroit vernacular
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#963

02 June 2010

S.W.France French Blue Shutters


S.W. France 
French Blue Shutters
Oil on linen/panel, 2005, 11"x8.5"
This is the second painting of SW France. I could not resist this beautiful street scene with the dramatic play of light and shadow. This scene is also in the Dordogne area of South-west France.
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01 June 2010

Evening Shadows


Evening Shadows
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD 
To a collector in Erlangen, Germany
Today's painting is an urban landscape of late afternoon sunlight on the side of a colorful building with graffiti tags.
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#962