The Hidden Place

September 1, 2012

Charles Weed

Filed under: Contemporary Painters — thehiddenplace @ 10:39 am
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Ahem, hello again…

 

Charles Weed is an American painter who studied in Minneapolis and Florence.  He’s married to Louse Camille Fenne, who is also a gifted painter.  I’m personally more drawn to his landscapes, but his figurative work is very strong too.  He’s managed to carve out a distinctive look to his work without, it seems to me, forcing a style for the sake of it.  A feathery shimmering light unifies his figurative and landscape work.

 

 

 

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4 Comments »

  1. I’m so glad you’re posting again, I like your blog very much. You have wonderful taste and a gift for brevity.

    Comment by dougstotts — September 1, 2012 @ 8:26 pm | Reply

  2. Please keep posting…I have discovered so many authentic, talented artists through your blog

    Comment by lucy — September 4, 2012 @ 12:17 pm | Reply

  3. He’s one of my favorites- Cheers for updating again, it’s been a pleasure looking your blog over.
    -Evan Kitson

    Comment by Evan — September 12, 2012 @ 7:43 am | Reply

  4. The trees in Charles Weed’s work are so reminiscent of works of Ivan Shishkin.

    Specially the framing of the trees and the hide-and-seek of sunlight filtering through the top of the trees. Personally it was interesting to see the use of the same techniques, separated by a century, in two different schools – one more impressionist and the other in traditions of realism.

    Compare with these works of Shishkin and let me know if you agree…

    Comment by Sandeep Tiwari — September 26, 2012 @ 4:36 pm | Reply


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