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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 [...]

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 [...]

By Any Other Name: BOGUMILA Painting Spotlight

What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet. ~ William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Abstract Artist Jim Klein took some time to explain the interesting [...]

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 [...]

The Painting has a Life of Its Own: An Interview with Jim Klein

This quote by French artist Paul Cezanne rings true: "I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting."   Oftentimes, an artist may find themselves directed by inspiration separate from themselves: the paints, the [...]

Feeling and Tone in Art: A Discussion with Jim Klein

Abstract art seeks to break away from traditional representation of physical form. It is a style of art that explores the relationships of forms and colors, as opposed to more traditional art that represents the world in [...]