Exclusively representing new works by
BRUNO ZUPAN You are cordially invited to celebrate eighteen years of representation by Galerie d’Orsay with the artist at the Collectors’ Reception Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 6 to 8 PM
Galerie d’Orsay 33 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 tel : 617 266 8001 www.galerie-dorsay.com
Boston Public Gardens in Spring Oil on canvas, 38 x 57.5 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
Diptych: Rocks and Sea Oil on canvas, 48 x 96 inches. View of the Charles River, Evening Light Oil on canvas, 38 x 57.5 inches.
Zinnias in Chinese Pot Oil on canvas, 32 x 25.5 inches.
Snowy Evening in Boston Oil on canvas, 39 x 39 inches.
Closeup of Wildflowers Oil on canvas, 18 x 22 inches.
My Childhood Oil on canvas, 18 x 15 inches.
Outlying Fields, Valldemossa Oil on canvas, 45 x 45 inches.
Triptych: Rocks and ea Oil on Canvas, 51 x 108 inches.
From the palette grow the flowers
Agapanthas in Dannaâ€™s Garden Oil on canvas, 35 x 57.5 inches.
Bouquet on Turquoise Ground Oil on canvas, 39 x 32 inches.
Branches Over the Sea, Mallorca Oil on Canvas, 39 x 32 inches.
Triptych: Grove of Blossoming Almond Trees Oil on canvas, 51 x 102 inches
Bouquet in My Studio Window Oil on canvas, 35 x 46 inches.
Venice, View to Rialto from San Tomรก Oil on canvas, 39 x 39 inches.
My Village in Winter Oil on Canvas, 39 x 39 inches.
Venice Interior, behind San Rocca Oil on canvas, 39 x 45.5 inches.
Seashore Watercolor on Japanese rice paper, 27 x 38.5 inches.
Pale Blossoms Watercolor on Japanese rice paper, 27 x 38.5 inches.
Mosaic City Oil on canvas, 35 x 57.5 inches.
Pedestrians Oil on canvas, 39 x 32 inches.
Celebration with Fireworks Oil on canvas, 38 x 51 inches.
Leaves on Quiet Pond Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 inches.
City Lights Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches.
Roses Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches.
Composite Oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches.
Under the Bougainvillea Oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches.
Preliminary drawing for the triptych shown on pages 10 and 11. Oil on canvas, 51 x 108 inches.
Collections, Bruno Zupan Public Collections American Family Life Assurance Corporation American Ballet Theater Bank of America The Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia Colquitt County Arts Center, Moultrie, Georgia Columbus Bank and Trust Company Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia Macon Museum of Art Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, S.C. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Museo de Arte de la Cartuja, Valldemossa Museo de Mallorca Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Bruno, relaxing in Port of Valldemossa
Philatelic Museum, Palais des Nations, Geneva Bruno Zupan was born in 1939 in Slovenia. Once his studies in Zagreb, Croatia were completed in 1962 he emigrated to Paris where he enjoyed a thoroughly bohemian lifestyle with artists and students from many countries. He traveled to New York and Boston in 1964, and became an American citizen in 1969. He has been honored with over 200 exhibitions in museums and galleries in the United States, Europe, Japan and Kuwait, and has published 50 limited edition serigraphs and lithographs in Paris and Mallorca.
Schlumberger Corporation Synovus Financial Corp. Total System Services UN Headquarters, New York Valladarez Foundation Morris Museum, Augusta, Georgia Musée du Château d’Ars, La Châtre, France Maneuver Center of Excellence, Main Headquaarters Building, Ft. Benning Georgia W.C. Bradley Museum, Columbus, GA.
Private Collections S.A.R. Doña Pilar de Borbón
United States Senator Robert Corker
The Rockefeller Collection
Condes de Montrico
The Rothschild Collection
Sheikha Alia Mubarak Al Sabah George C. Scott
The Swarovski Family of Austria
Erica Jong Prince and Princess Michael of Kent Bruno Magli
Baron H. H. Thyssen-Bornemiza Jacques Valenti Terry Vanderbuilt
Natasha Makarova HRH Princess Grace of Monaco
Li Xiannian, President of the People’s Republic of China
The Perl Collection
Dr.Simon Suen, Hong Kong
Photography by Jane Zupan Printed in Italy by Grafiche Martinelli
Bruno at work inside the Boston Museum of Fine Art.
In 1976 he was awarded life membership in the Society of French Artists, and in 1981 and 1991 he received special commissions to create First Day Covers for the World Federation of United Nations Associations Philatelic Program. In 1993 the Vallardarez Foundation sponsored an exhibition of his work at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The Columbus Museum of Art curated his first retrospective exhibition to coincide with his sixtieth birthday in 2000. To accompany this event two books were published. Bruno Zupan, One Artist presents a large selection of his work in oil and watercolor and at the same time describes his unique lifestyle and painting technique. Bruno Zupan, Graphic Work is a complete catalogue of his prints. With tremendous personal pleasure Zupan accepted the invitation to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Sand extended jointly by the Festival Chopin in Valldemossa, Mallorca and the Year of George Sand Committee in France. He prepared two widely acclaimed exhibitions for the Musée du Château d’Ars in La Châtre, France, and the Royal Carthusian Monastery of Valldemossa. His twenty exhibitions in New York inspired a great deal of critical comment since his style and subject matter were so determinedly out of sync with the times: “Part of Zupan’s appeal is his willingness to take the necessary risks in terms of putting the emotive element back into landscape painting. He possesses the stunning confidence to put aside historical timidity and confront nature directly, and he has the rare painterly ability to translate passionate responses to it into transcendent works of art. His rhapsodic brushwork and singular vision have garnered him a worldwide following among those who still seek beauty in the art of painting. Bruno Zupan is one of the last great romantics and for that alone his work is worth treasuring.” Ed McCormack, ArtSpeak, New York. Cover: Crossing Paths Through the Boston Public Gardens. Oil on canvas, 39 x 39 inches.