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‘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 [...]

A King Appears | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Since 1955, the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. It was a first class event from the very first day. The show has grown from 50 horses [...]

Canvas Considerations | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“A painted surface is a real, living form.” ― Kazimir Severinovich Malevich, Russian avant-garde artist and art theorist   Did you know there’s more to consider when choosing a canvas to paint than simply the [...]

Hidden Bottles | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” ― Chuck Klosterman Sometimes it takes another set of eyes to see what we cannot in [...]

A Sacred Space | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Kiva All dreams spin out from the same web.  ~ Hopi Proverb Spontaneity is a fixture in the origin of many a Jim Klein abstract painting.  On occasion, this spontaneity endows a painting with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]