Exclusively representing new works by
BRUNO ZUPAN & NATASHA ZUPAN You are cordially invited to celebrate seventeen years of representation by Galerie d’Orsay with the artists at the Collector’s Reception Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM
Galerie d’Orsay 33 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 tel : 617 266 8001 www.galerie-dorsay.com
Diptych: Almond Blossoms, Azure Sky Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 79 inches.
Diptych: Rocks and Sea Oil on canvas, 48 x 96 inches. Boston Public Garden, the Silence of Snow Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 45.5 inches.
Quiet Pond, Humming City. Oil on canvas, 38 x 57,5 inches.
Gifts of Nature: Wild Poppies in a Field Oil on canvas, 39 x 32 inches.
Bouquet on Golden Ground, Chinese Ladies Vase Oil on canvas, 39 x 39 inches.
It is not surprising that Bruno’s work has garnered much critical acclaim over the years. An impressionist at heart, Bruno’s exquisite city scenes and sweeping vistas have always captivated viewers, reminding them of familiar and exotic places. Bruno’s affinity for color enhances vibrant memories, visions, and associations of place. His brushwork is invigorated and loose, while his unique spatter technique updates the traditional impressionist style. Glistening like light through the canvas is Bruno’s signature 23 ½ karat gold leaf work, which adds a lively shimmer to his full sun canvases and quiet effervescence to his night scenes. His career has come full circle as we celebrate his most recent body of work and the Boston Museum of Fine Art honors Bruno as the only living artist to receive special participation in the prestigious Art in Bloom exhibit. In the top echelon of American art museums, this is a tremendous honor.
Sallie Hirshberg, 2015
Mediterranean Spring Oil on canvas, 32 x 51 inches.
Details from Seven Gondolas View to San Giorgio
Mosaic Palace by Campo Son Vio Watercolor on Japanese paper, 26 x 38 inches.
Night Traffic under Rialto Bridge Watercolor on Japanese rice paper, 26 x 38 inches.
Grand Canal, View to Salute Watercolor on Japanese rice paper, 25 x 38 inches.
Hidden Palaces, Tower of Frari in Distance Watercolor on Japanese paper, 26 x 38 inches.
Grand Bouquet, Violet Watercolor on Japanese paper, 38 x 25 inches. Bridge by Frari Watercolor on Japanese paper, 25 x 38 inches. Seven Gondolas, View to San Giorgio Watercolor on Japanese paper, 26 x 38 inches.
Evening Light on Venetian Canal Watercolor on Japanese paper, 26 x 38 inches.
Gondola Station at San Tomรก Oil on canvas, 35 x 46 inches.
Shallows, Port of Valldemossa Oil on canvas, 38 x 68 inches.
Fireworks in Central Park, Seen from My Balcony Oil on canvas, 32 x 25.5 inches.
July Fourth Fireworks, Seen from Brooklyn Oil on canvas, 39 x 39 inches
Manhattan at Night Oil on canvas, 35 x 46 inches.
Verdi Square, 73rd Street Looking East, Manhattan Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 inches.
Pedestrians Rushing through Orange Light Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 inches.
Early Blossoms by the Chattahoochee River Oil on canvas, 35 x 57.5 inches.
Color Derivatives #5, #6 #7 Mixed media on wood, 2016, 18x15 inches each.
Color Derivatives 2017 My work is about the juxtaposition of emotion in time, and the confrontation between traditional representation and contemporary subjectivities. This body of work explores the manipulation of surface texture, color tonalities, light and the interweaving of time. Time past, and time future are united in a perpetual possibility of change. I try to capture the resonances of evolution in various types of representation. It is not about translating a world that already exists, but about an entrance into a different universe. A timeless, tactile world of sensation and overlapping memory . Materials and emotions converge: The surface holds synthetic binders consisting mainly of layers of inks, acrylics, watercolors, pigments, gold, fabrics, wax, photographs, and oil paint. These are imbued with altered states of feelings and archetypal references and are captured in the color tone derivatives. I believe in the continuity of historical and intercultural exchanges as a form of communication and association. The spacio - temporal confrontation is about the transience of tangible reality and the illusionary nature of beauty we can hold onto both visually and materially. Color Derivatives #1 Mixed media on wood, 18 x 15 inches.
Color Derivatives set of 12 Mixed media on canvas 9.5 x 7.5 inches each 2016
Color Derivatives #24 Mixed media on wood, 2016, 39 x 39 inches.
Color derivatives #8, #9, #10, #11 Mixed media on wood, 2016
Bruno and Natasha in Venice
Published on Mar 30, 2017
An impressionist at heart, Bruno Zupan's exquisite city scenes and sweeping European vistas continue to captivate art lovers worldwide. His...