agriculture

The Universal Language of Art & Music | Behind the Canvas

Art and music feed the heart and soul.  - Julie Garwood, American writer   As summer brings long days and sunshine along the front range of Colorado, abstract contemporary artist Jim Klein finds himself with [...]

Pieces of the Past | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“Sculpture is like archaeology: You dig in and you find something.” — George Baselitz, German painter, sculptor and graphic artist.   Farmer with horse-drawn plow, ca. 1930-1939.The Ohio History Connection SC 1425, AL00587 from [...]

A Floral Family Tradition | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Shadow and Betsy's Garden “I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.” - Claude Monet Nature, especially flowers, has always captured the [...]

The Pioneer Spirit and the Artistic Journey

Abstract artist Jim Klein is a fourth generation Coloradoan. His grandfather came over in covered wagons and settled with his family in Colorado. His family is a long line of hardy farmers and prime examples [...]

‘Til the Cows Come Home | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow." ~ Grant DeVolson Wood, American painter Bosco Jondy Long-time readers will recall that contemporary [...]

Grateful: A Lifetime of Experience in the Agriculture World

Jim Klein's largest painting, "Corn", has found its home in the heart of corn country. A massive agriculture corporation has recently purchased one of Jim Klein's largest pieces of artwork. The combined 144-inch wide, double-canvas [...]