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
perfect for a traditional or modern interior, this impasto painting of a colorful hilly landscape dotted with trees with mountains in the distance; all done in an impasto style using thick layers of paint with visible painting strokes making the landscape appear as if it is coming out of the canvas; professionally cleaned; original silver-leafed frame restored with linen matte
with quick spontaneous brushstrokes using nonrepresentational shapes in black, gray and white paints on a sepia ground; newly framed; Abstract Expressionism is a post–World War II American art movement, developed in New York in the 1940's. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a role formerly filled by Paris.
oil on canvas; the thickly and lively applied paint in white, black, orange, mustard and red all on a gray background; all withing a silver gilt-wood frame; signed 'levin '65' (possibly by estelle levin, oakland abstract artist in the 1960's); professionally cleaned