Featured Artwork: Wolf Kahn, The Red Barn

Wolf Kahn, Red Barn

The Red Barn 1971, Oil on linen 48 x 52 inches Signed lower right ‘W Kahn’ A renowned colorist, Kahn is equally recognized for his work in pastel and oil. Using nature as a starting point, Kahn’s work often includes elements of realism and abstraction. His strong use of light and bold, luminous color in … Continue reading

Dan Howard discusses "New Paintings"

In this video from Dan Howard’s reception June 10, Howard discusses the symbolism in his recreation of Grant Wood’s American Gothic, the continued influence of his past work, and his new exploration of color.  Dan Howard: New Paintings, 2008-2011 will be on view at Kiechel Fine Art through July 22, 2011. Additional information about the … Continue reading

Thomas Hart Benton: History of Water

We’ve started a new blog focused on the work of Regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton! Check frequently to read essays about major Benton works, as well as news stories about the artist. Follow the link to our first post–a detailed look at Benton’s 1930 mural History of Water. Thomas Hart Benton: History of Water: “THOMAS … Continue reading

Dan Howard exhibitions explore use of series in artist’s work

As Dan Howard approaches his 80th year, Kiechel Fine Art and the Sheldon Museum of Art have mounted exhibitions celebrating various facets of his more than 50 years of creating art.  Dan Howard: New Paintings, 2008 – 2011 opens at Kiechel Fine Art Friday, June 10. Imbued with his characteristic use of expressive brushstroke, vibrant … Continue reading