contemporary art

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 [...]

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 [...]

NO PLACE LIKE HOME | Art Q&A with Jim Klein

Life is old there, older than the trees, younger than the mountains, blowing like a breeze. Country roads, take me home to the place I belong.   ~John Denver “No place like home”, “home is where the [...]

Still Life in Real Life: A new perspective

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnett Talk about a new perspective! You can now tour the J Klein Gallery and the [...]

Exploration into the Unknown : METRO FOREST Painting Spotlight

“Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes… Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It [...]

WASTE NOT:  The Peripheral Art Philosophy

pe·riph·er·al - adjective: relating to or situated on the edge or periphery of something. If you Google the phrase “peripheral art”, you’ll find results for “Peripheral Artery Disease”. It’s not a term used in art classes [...]