ARTS Linda blends oil and acrylic to create bold flowers and interpretations of horses. This piece in the family room is “Scarlet Blooms.”
Aussie poodle, Dexter, enjoys the spotlight under the glamorous tray ceiling and chandelier by Circa Lighting in the master bedroom.
the glass is hot without a mold. I lean towards Western art. When I have a cocktail here at the bar, “The Race at Waldo Canyon” by David Bradley, amuses me by conjuring up Tonto racing his horse. The Amy Ringholz “Hansen” (Jackson Hole, Wyo.) is the first piece we bought as a couple. The “Silent Warrior” bronze might be my most prized as it was the first piece done by Barry Henderson, a real estate developer who transitioned into sculptor.
Let’s just say it has appreciated in value. Linda: In the contemporary Western vein, we collect David DeVary, who has work displayed at the Booth Western Art Museum. We met him in Sante Fe, N.M., and liked that he creates portraits, but holds back the full-face view, usually the eyes. On the one in the living room entrance, he added an orange flower to the cowboy hat to make it special for us. He declared, “Something is missing,” before
Linda’s mother owned this original Miro block print “Untitled.” 26 | DECEMBER 7, 2018 ATLANTA JEWISH TIMES
we walked out with it. Sentimentally, we blended in my mother’s collection of a Calder, Miro, and Matisse. “Madonna,” in the lower-level rec room, is wild and unexpected for us. Marcia: Linda, what inspires you to paint? Linda: Here you see my intense bold flowers. I originally started with oil, then changed to acrylics or a combination of
Former real estate developer Barry Henderson’s first bronze was this “Silent Warrior.” Mark grabbed it as an early investment.
both. I also paint horses, which is spiritual for me as I lost a very dear family member who loved horses. That somehow helps me channel her. Marcia: How do you use your home to entertain? Linda: We make tons of pizza in the outdoor oven and salads to serve around the pool. We are very casual. We reconstructed the pool to include Pebble Tec and a shallow ledge.
This nontraditional Madonna acrylic dominates the entrance to the lower level.
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