STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery

STEPHEN MAGSIG at David Klein Gallery
at David Klein Gallery

31 July 2010

Detroit Landscape VI



Detroit Landscape VI
Oil on linen/panel, 5"x7" 2010
SOLD
To a collector in New Fairfield, CT
This daily painting is a downriver  industrial landscape along the Rouge river.
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#994

30 July 2010

Queen Anne's Lace




Queen Anne's Lace
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
This daily painting is a view of an interesting building with graffiti tags and Queen Anne's Lace
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#993

29 July 2010

Details of Detroit II




Details of Detroit II
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#91

 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Sylvan Lake, MI
This daily painting is an architectural detail on a downriver building with early morning light. It is on W Jefferson Ave and was built in 1916.
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#992

28 July 2010

Michigan Ave Shadows II


Michigan Ave Shadows II
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Grosse Pointe Park, MI
This daily painting is a view of a wonderful green building with long shadows and evening light on Michigan Ave.
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#991

27 July 2010

Detroit Details


Detroit Details
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
SOLDThis daily painting is an architectural detail on a Midtown building with early morning light. I was happy with the way this came out and think it would be fun to do a series of details from all over the city.
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#990

26 July 2010

Bill's Blue Star


Bill's Blue Star
Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#90
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Portland, OR
This daily painting is a view of the former Bill's Blue Star Lounge on Michigan Ave.  I have painted this building before, larger and a view of the corner, before it burned down. Another forgotten building.
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#989

25 July 2010

Fleetwood Diner


Fleetwood Diner
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Bloomfield Hills, MI
This daily painting is part of the sign for the Fleetwood Diner in Ann Arbor, MI. This is a very small classic diner. I may do a whole diner view as it is all stainless steel in a classic corner location.
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#988

24 July 2010

Detroit Vignette IX


Detroit Vignette IX
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
This daily painting is the ninth in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit urban landscape paintings. There is some mystery going on in this deceptively simple painting.
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#987

23 July 2010

Zug Island Landscape


Zug Island Landscape
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Grosse Pointe Park, MI
This daily painting is an industrial landscape of the the steel plant on Zug Island. This is the island where yesterday's swing bridge connects to over the Rouge River. One thing I find very interesting is the water in this part of the Rouge always has an aqua tint to it, very unusual for an industrial area.
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#986

22 July 2010

Swing Bridge Reflection


Swing Bridge Reflection
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Los Angeles, CA
This daily painting is an industrial landscape of the swing bridge over the Rouge River with reflections.
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#985

21 July 2010

Rouge Reflection


Rouge Reflection
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Los Angeles, CA
This daily painting is an industrial landscape of the Rouge Plant with reflections.
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#984

20 July 2010

A House near the Railroad Track


A House near the Railroad Track
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Des Moines, IA
This daily painting is a view of a downriver house near the railroad tracks in early morning light.
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#983

19 July 2010

S Fort Street Shadows


S Fort Street Shadows
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Ferndale, MI
This daily painting is a view of warehouses and shadows on South Fort Street in Detroit. I really like the early morning light with long deep shadows
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#982

18 July 2010

Brush Park Shadows II


Brush Park Shadows II
 Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#89
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7x5"
Available
This daily painting is another abandoned building in Brush Park, it used to rent rooms.
I went downriver today to shoot industrial scenes to paint. It is good to know Homeland Security is doing their job as they stopped me and made me delete about forty great shots of Great Lakes Steel that would have made wonderful paintings. I understand, and he was very understanding about the whole thing, Oh well another day in Detroit.
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#981

17 July 2010

Detroit Vignette VIII


Detroit Vignette VIII
 Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#88
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Sylvan Lake, MI
This daily painting is another Hamilton Street building marked for demolition
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#980

16 July 2010

Eastside Warehouse


Eastside Warehouse
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Sylvan Lake, MI
This daily painting is a scene of a warehouse on Detroit's east side near the river
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#979 

15 July 2010

Candy


Candy
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Sylvan Lake, MI
This daily painting is part of the sign for Sidney Bogg Candy on the other side of Dutch Girl Donuts on Woodward Ave.This  store has been  closed since 2001
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#978

14 July 2010

Diary World


Diary World
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
This daily painting is  the sign for Dairy World next door to Dutch Girl Donuts on Woodward Ave. For your one stop sugar fix. Thought I would lighten things up a little for today, enjoy.
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#977

13 July 2010

Hamilton St Shadows


Hamilton St Shadows
 Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#87
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Medford, MA
This daily painting is another abandoned building on Hamilton Street. There are quite a few of these buildings with trees growing inside or on the outside indicating they have been vacant for some time.
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#976

12 July 2010

Hotel


Hotel
 Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#86
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Medford, MA
This daily painting is another abandoned building on 14th Street near the abandoned Michigan Central Station. The house is also abandoned.
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#975

11 July 2010

Ice Cold


Ice Cold
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
This daily painting is another Hamilton Street building in early morning sunlight and shadow.
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#974

10 July 2010

Detroit Vignette VII


Detroit Vignette VII
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD 
To a collector in Portland, OR
This daily painting is the seventh in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit paintings. This building with the interesting shadows is off Hamilton Street.
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#973

09 July 2010

Lake Huron Shore II

Lake Huron Shore II
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
This daily painting is a landscape of the beautiful Lake Huron sore. It is north of Lexington.
It is easy to see why Michigan is the " Water Wonderland" state. Please check out a stripped down daily photo blog I stared on Detroit at Photos from Detroit
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#972

08 July 2010

Cass Ave Tags


Cass Ave Tags
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Detroit, MI
This daily painting is a tagged building on Cass Ave near Temple St with late afternoon light and shadows. On the right side of the painting is the Temple Bar a subject for another painting. Please check out a stripped down daily photo blog I stared on Detroit at Photos from Detroit
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#971

07 July 2010

First Light, Hamilton St


First Light, Hamilton St
 Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#85
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
To a collector in Oakland, CA
This daily painting is a building on Hamilton Street with early Sunday morning light. This and others in this area are slated to be demolished. I am happy I am able to visually record many of these structures in paintings before they are gone.  Please check out a stripped down daily photo blog I stared on Detroit at Photos from Detroit
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#970

06 July 2010

Stanley Hong's Mannia Cafe


Stanley Hong's Mannia Cafe
 Abandoned, Portraits of Detroit#84
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 6"x6"
Available
This daily painting is Stanley Hong's Mannia Cafe, another abandoned business in Detroit. It opened around 1968, known as  "Detroit's most beautiful Chinese-American restaurant" After closing it became the Omega Baptist Church and then the Grace Fellowship Baptist Church.  It is currently abandoned. Please check out a stripped down photo blog I stared of Detroit photographs at Photos from Detroit
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#969

05 July 2010

Early Sunday Morning


Early Sunday Morning
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
SOLD
This daily painting is a building on Hamilton Street with early Sunday morning light. Yesterday I went on a photo shoot with my good friend the photographer and painter Bob Beras. We had a great time shooting and exploring, more to come.  Also  check out a stripped down photo blog I stared on Detroit at Photos from Detroit
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#968

04 July 2010

Studio Morning Glory II


Happy Independence Day!!!

Studio Morning Glory II
 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
AVAILABLE
This daily painting is the second I have done of the Morning Glories that are growing on my studio. I wish they lasted longer, as soon as the sun hits them they start to wilt, and new ones start fresh the next morning.
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#967

03 July 2010

Lake Michigan Dunes III


Lake Michigan Dunes III
 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 7"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Charlotte, NC
This daily painting is the third of the Lake Michigan Dunes series. The dunes are North of Lakeside along Lake Michigan. From our trip last year to the Lakeside Inn.
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#966

02 July 2010

Citylights#59


Citylights#59
 Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x5"
SOLD
To a collector in Herndon, VA
This daily painting is the fifty-ninth in the Citylights series of paintings. The Citylight paintings really look magical when you see them from across the room.
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#965

01 July 2010

Detroit Vignette VI


Detroit Vignette VI
Oil on linen/panel, 2010, 5"x7"
This daily painting is the sixth in the Detroit Vignette series of Detroit paintings. This building with the interesting abstract shapes is near Michigan Ave  glowing in the  warm  evening light 
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#964