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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Powerful Words: How Titles can Influence Perspective

Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain Park begins at the entrance of the park and follows the Fall River until intersecting with Trail Ridge Road. Trail Ridge runs to the top of the Continental Divide and [...]

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 [...]

Q&A with Artist Jim Klein: Art and Inspiration in the Fall

The autumn is said to be a time of change. Artist Jim Klein shares his thoughts on the season called a "second spring" and the hidden influences one experiences in life can have on their [...]

Inside the Art: The Story Behind “Red Maples”

According to Wikipedia, red maple is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees in North America- perhaps, because it is adaptable to a very wide range of site conditions. Red maples can be found [...]

Inside the Art: A Visual Walkthrough of J Klein Gallery

The Spirit of Art at J Klein Gallery can be found in the heart of the historically celebrated Scottsdale Art District. Located on “America's Original Artwalk,” this area boasts a captivating self-guided tour through the [...]

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 [...]

Discussing “Red Dot”: An Interview with Jim Klein

In the last newsletter, Jim Klein revealed the completed "Red Dot" painting. This week, he discusses "Red Dot" and the unexpected series the artwork has inspired.   Q: As an artist, are you happy with the finished [...]