Oil Painting: GALLERY: James Tormey's Still Lifes

13 May 2007

 

In the December 2006 issue of American Artist, veteran painter James Tormey conveyed powerful meaning in his still lifes by continually shifting the backgrounds and settings in which they appear.  Here, we present 10 more of his meticulous oil paintings.

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The Offering

1986, oil, 36 x 44. Collection the artist.


Aegean Idyll

1986, oil, 38 x 30. All artwork this gallery private collection unless otherwise indicated.
The Gathering
1982, oil, 42 x 50.
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Florentine View
1986, oil, 42 x 56.
Across the Lagoon
1986, oil, 42 x 46.
Viewpoint
1984, oil, 34 x 34.
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The Red Bowl
1999, oil, 36 x 36.
Egg Islands
1979, oil, 42 x 48.
Arches
1996, oil, 26 x 40.
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The Viaduct
1990, oil, 36 x 34.

To read the feature article on this artist, check out the December 2006 issue of American Artist.


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Leah Johnson wrote
on 12 Jul 2007 3:59 PM
I love the surreal aspect of the change of scale, or the magic change of substance of the fruit.