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Visions of Manhattan | Behind the Painting with Jim Klein

Manhattan As Jim Klein likes to say, he expresses life experiences through painting abstract art. It’s spontaneous with a deep consciousness that connects with people. He believes we condense our experiences and our [...]

Monet, A Solution for Art Slump | An Inspired Interview with Jim Klein

“My life has been nothing but a failure.” ~Claude Monet   No artist is immune from the art slump. If someone as prolific as Monet had such a moment as to produce the quote above, every [...]

More Music Q&A with Jim Klein & Ian Jamison

Behind the Preludes | Part II More Music Q&A with Jim Klein & Ian Jamison “...I express life experiences through painting abstract art. It's spontaneous, but there's a deep consciousness that connects with people. The music [...]

Behind the Preludes | A Music Q&A with Jim Klein & Ian Jamison

“Music is life itself. What would this world be without good music? No matter what kind it is.” ~Louis Armstrong, American jazz legend Jim Klein partnered with Ian Jamison to compose virtuosic, original compositions for [...]

When Life Gives You Limes | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

  We all know the saying: when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. This phrase is meant to give the receiver a “chin-up” type of approach to their less than ideal situation: adapt, overcome, and [...]

From the Mouths of Babes | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

“Don't be afraid to be unique or speak your mind, because that's what makes you different from everyone else.” ~Dave Thomas, American businessman It’s not often in life that people “call them as they see [...]

A Shift in Perspective | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

“It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.”  ~Philip Sidney For those who are unfamiliar with the horticultural or botanical nature of [...]

Inspiration in Key West | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try.” ~Dr. Seuss On occasion, inspiration will strike. Some say it can come from anywhere. [...]

The Unexpected Warrior | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

“Art has a voice - let it speak.” ~ Rochelle Carr, Abstract Expressionism Artist Abstract artist Jim Klein often remarks that once the brush meets canvas, it has a mind of its own. The paints [...]

Gertrude and Molly | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

Every so often, abstract artist Jim Klein creates a painting that is less abstract than most in his gallery. His recent works of Gertrude and Molly are prime examples and pay a gentle homage to [...]