Oil Painting: Peter Fiore's Oil Landscapes

7 Apr 2008

In this online exclusive gallery, view more oil landscapes by May 2008 American Artist featured artist Peter Fiore.

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February Meadow
2007, oil on linen, 18 x 24. Courtesy Travis Gallery,
New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Fiore believes beautiful skies
can make even the most commonplace field picturesque.
January Snow,
Early Morning

2007, oil on linen, 30 x 40. Courtesy Travis Gallery,
New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Sky color determines the color
of  the landscape. What is
directly below reflects what is above.
Late February
Snow

2006, oil on linen,
20 x 16. Collection
the artist.   

Snow reflects everything
around and above it. Here
it shows traces of cadmium
yellow and red, and, in the shadows, lavender.

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Meadow, Winter
Trees

2007, oil on linen,
16 x 20. Collection
Cavalier Galleries,
Greenwich, Connecticut.

"I feel that my winter paintings have light and hope in them,"
Fiore says.
Morning Luminance
2007, oil on linen, 18 x 24.
Collection the artist.

Fiore likes winter because,
"Earth becomes the essence of
what it is," he says. "You can
see the anatomy of the land."
Winter Evening
2007, oil on linen, 24 x 30. Courtesy Travis Gallery,
New Hope, Pennsylvania.

The artist is attracted to
streams and the way they
reflect the colors of the sky.

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Winter Meadow, Sun
2007, oil on linen, 24 x 36. Collection the artist. 

Fiore thinks in terms of
painting spots of color,
rather than objects.
"Be faithful to value and
color, and you have a
painting," he says.
Winter Meadow,
Sunset

2007, oil on linen,
30 x 40. Collection
Cavalier Galleries,
Greenwich, Connecticut.

"There's more color in the landscape in winter than in summer," the artist notes.

 


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