Process of a drawing of the Seagram Building in New York City from a commission earlier this year from a local architect/developer.
The integral plaza, building, stone faced lobby and distinctive glass and bronze exterior were designed by German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1958 at 38 stories and it is one of the most notable examples of the functionalist aesthetic and a noted example of corporate modern architecture.
Finished drawing size is 11”w x 17”h.
A look at the process of the TG&TC Building on Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles. This beautiful Art Deco building was built in 1930 and designed by The Parkinsons who also designed Los Angeles City Hall and Bullocks Wilshire. In 1984 the building was listed the Nation Register of Historic Places. This sold painting is now living in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
Attended a talk with #boomerangformodern by Roman de Salvo about his latest installation, Electric Picnic, at the Timkin Museum on July 8.
Roman de Salvo is a contemporary American s sculptor whose work infuses the every day with surprising effect and intrigue. His art is characterized by the inventive use of ordinary materials and objects often involving energetic phenomena such as wind, water, fire, electricity, and audience participation.
As part of the Timken Museum of Art’s summer artist-in-residence program, de Salvo has created the Electric Picnic sculpture based on the picturesque, Rococo-era, Blindman’s Buff (1775-80) by Jean Honoré Fragonard, which is part of the Museum’s permanent collection. De Salvo’s residency starts at the beginning of June, and the Electric Picnic sculpture is on display at the Timken June 28 through August 25, 2019.
Quick look at the process of Cityscape (60"x36") painted in 2015 and is currently living in Chicago, Illinois.
Process of a drawing of the Pan Am (Met Life) Building from a commission earlier this year from a local architect/developer. He wanted a version with the old Pan Am signage instead of the current Met Life from a photograph he provided. An iconic International Style skyscraper from 1963 and remains one of the 100 tallest building in the US at 59 stories.