each custom made chair by Lx Rossi with in-curved sloping back cascading down to outscrolled terminals; flanked by a bowed loose cushion over a plain frieze apron all resting on tapering turned supports; the frame veneered in a taupe-colored shagreen; excellent condition; newly upholstered
Susan's energetic, colorful abstract contemporary paintings are based on her study of nature - from flowing water to rolling meadows; her use of thick brush strokes while adding and removing material creates a vivid collage of color and movement; within a thick birchwood frame; signature to lower left and on the reverse; label on reverse; good condition with no visible defects to canvas; minor wear to wooden frame
the thick square top with bullnose edge raised on a robust square baluster-form support; all in Belgian bluestone with embedded fossils; ideal for exterior design projects; honed finish; good condition with only minor overall wear
the thick round top with bullnose edge raised on a barrel-form support; all in a Belgian Bluestone with embedded fossils; ideal for exterior design projects; honed finish; good condition with only minor overall wear
this very peaceful painting composed of many layers of paint and varnish creating complex hues beneath a silky, soothing surface; Chiu finds her inspiration from her personal spiritual journeys to Mexico and India
from the artist: Old fishing boats have always fascinated me. those on the verge of falling apart, and sinking into the sea seem to call me, and I cannot pass one by without shooting a photograph as inspiration for a future painting. I seek to capture their essence, in a time less hurried, a calmness of spirit. I want to preserve their beauty. Michael Dunlavey is a true watercolor master learning his craft first from his father as a boy then receiving his B.A. and Masters in Art from California State University, Sacramento
from the artist: I've long been inspired by old things. The texture and play of light on a weathered surface are the things that spark my imagination. I seek to capture a building's essence in my paintings, in a time less hurried with a calmness of spirit. Their strong simple shapes inspire me to try to somehow preserve their beauty captured at a moment in time.
Michael Dunlavey is a true watercolor master learning his craft first from his father as a boy then receiving his B.A. and Masters in Art from California State University, Sacramento