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MARVELOUS LANDSCAPES at Laslagunagallery.com, gallery and online show- how humans see infinite nature in individual ways

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I am a lover of landscapes. I have painted them in oils, watercolors, pastels, colored pencils, ink, even collage and the results vary with mood and the weather–often the same.  I have spent many hours in the same place at the same time. Losing myself in a scene is essential, whether finished from a photo later or not. I’ve been told that losing awareness of time and self, while completely focused on an external scene is outward meditation. Whatever you call it. Landscape artists often exchange knowing looks about how good it feels to paint nature, especially outside.

When a friend told me she had a photograph in Las Laguna Gallery’s landscape show, I was curious about the work. Here were landscapes, seascapes, dreamscapes in paint, acrylic, wax, pastel, gauche, prints, pottery, photographs, (digital prints, silverpoint and images mixed with paint.). Whether literal or abstract, engineered or imagined ,work seemed to glory less in human perception than the unknowable mystery of nature.

I also liked the gallery’s strategy for showing work, both democratic and practical. They choose a small group of featured artists whose work is shown both in the physical gallery (by appointment) and online with  a large online group. All artists pay 35.00 to submit 3 pieces but are guaranteed one will be in the online show. They might also be featured. It’s the usual 60/40 gallery split but artists can also choose NFS (not for sale).

Below are ones I liked, though you might choose others. Shows on themes are changed monthly, so  go soon to www.laslagunagallery.com if you want to see LANDSCAPES.

FEATURED, Joe A, Oakes’ Sunset Path acrylic top, Jacqueline Clary’s Conversation bottom , acrylic

Online show includes below, Yuqiao Guo’s Valley oil pastel, Canoglu Perihan’s Golden Deers acrylic, Sarah Drummond’s Lingering Light linocut reduced print

    

Diana Rivera’s Lonely bike on side street, Greenwich Village, 2011

Silver gelatin print 



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