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Artist Maurice de Vlaminck (11876-1958)

Artist Maurice de Vlaminck was a French-born artist well known for his use of intense color. Generally perceived as a Fauvist, Mr. de Vlaminck primarily painted with oils on canvas. His 1912 “Village” and “At the Bar” and “Man Smoking Pipe”-both painted in 1900- are amongst his better known works.

Influenced greatly by the works of Van Gogh, the paintings of Mr. de Vlaminck have been highly admired and collected worldwide.

Storm Over the Alps (shown above) was colorfully painted with a Bridgeport Witch Hunt beer from Bridgeport Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon.  Storm Over the Alps may be purchased by going to our Shop Our Art section, selecting the Modern and Abstract category, clicking on the Storm Over the Alps image then following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Milton Avery (1885-1965)

Artist Milton Avery was an American born artist whose first solo exhibition was in 1944. Shown and collected worldwide, Mr. Avery was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 1963. One of his best known works was his “Green Sea”, painted with oils on canvas.

Art critic Hilton Kramer described Mr. Avery as “…without question our greatest colorist…Among his European contemporaries, only Matisse…produced a greater achievement in this respect.”

Nappy Time (shown above) was painted with a Full Sail LTD limited edition lager from Full Sail Brewing Company in Hood River, Oregon. Nappy Time may be purchased by going to our Shop Our Art section, selecting the Modern and Abstract drop down category, clicking on the Nappy Time image then proceeding to checkout.

Artist Julio Larraz (1994-present)

Julio Larraz  was born in Havana, Cuba, moving to the United States in 1961. A sculptor, artist, caricaturist and printmaker, Mr. Larraz has art in collections across the world.

In 1975, Mr. Larraz won the Cintas Foundation Fellowship awarded by the Institute of International Education. Two years later he was awarded the Acquisition Prize Childe Hassam Purchase Exhibition by the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York City.

Argentina Afternoon 2 (Metal), painted with Altbier from Occidental Brewing Co. in Portland, Oregon, may be purchased by going to the Shop Our Art section, clicking on the Funky Art on Metal category then clicking on the Argentina Afternoon 2 (Metal) image and following the prompts through checkout.

Artist Sarkis Antikajian (1933-present)

Born in 1933 in the Middle East, Sarkis Antikajian immigrated to the United States in 1958. Mr. Antikajian worked for 35 years as a pharmacist then became a professional artist, working in oils, watercolors, pastels and inks. His subject matter varies amongst figurative, landscapes, still life and abstracts but is nearly always lively and quite colorful.

Mr. Antikajian is also a published author and his art can be found in galleries and private collections throughout the world. To view some of his excellent work, his website is: https://sarkisantikajian.com .

Taking Lessons was painted using a Tsunami Export Stout from Pelican Brewing Company in Tillamook, Oregon. Taking Lessons can be purchased by going to Shop Our Art, clicking on the Modern and Abstract category then clicking on the Taking Lessons image and proceeding to checkout.

Just Released: Crocodile and the Banana Tree

Crocodile and the Banana Tree is an homage to Karel Appel and his famous Crocodile Tries to Catch the Sun. Crocodile and the Banana Tree is a funky, colorful, bright, painting intended to bring a smile to your face and a bit of joy into your life every time you look a this whimsical print.

Add Crocodile and the Banana Tree to your other collections of funky BeerColors™ art, such as Giraffe Playing Guitar, and Bird Playing Volleyball to create a cast of joyful characters that will always influence you to have a great mood to start off your day!

Widmer Brothers Okto from Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. and Bridgeport Kingpin from Bridgeport Brewing Company were both used to create this painting.

New Print: Vibrant Flowers

Vibrant Flowers is a funky, lively painting created with both watercolors and acrylic paint using Bouchon California Cabernet Sauvignon wine (from Bouchon Winery in Healdsburg, California) in place of water. Vibrant Flowers was painted in a free and flowing manner. It is meant to be post-impressionist modern in style and to be eye-catching and intriguing in its colorful detail. Available in three sizes, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 and 24 x 30.

 

Just Released: Arizona Sky

Arizona Sky is an abstract landscape intended to show open sky, vegetation and the sunny contours of the Southwest. Hopefully, Arizona Sky implies fun in the sun and shows an optimistic spirit. This print is intended to inspire hope and joy! Available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Arizona Sky was painted with a 2016 Summerfest Crisp Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., located in Chico, California and in Mill River, North Carolina.

Newly Released: Walking on Water

Walking on Water is a fanciful, funky abstract painting with a light-hearted tone. Playfully created, Walking on Water is intended to bring a smile to your face and delight to your heart. Enjoy it in its awe inspiring irreverence! Walking on Water is available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Walking on Water was painted using a Henry Weinhard’s Blue Boar beer from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Recently Released: Taking Lessons

Taking Lessons represents the high level of concentration and focus required to learn new skills. It specifically depicts a child learning to play a musical instrument. The style of this painting is post-impressionism/abstract and intended to convey empathy with all who strive to continually improve their skills in our complex and varied world. Taking Lessons is available in all three sizes, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 and 24 x 30.

Taking Lessons was painted with a fine Tsunami Export Stout beer from Pelican Brewing Company in Tillamook, Oregon.

New Release: Nomadic

Nomadic is an abstract painting which evokes many different interpretations, the most common and literal being of a caravan winding through and over sand dunes. Nomadic also may be easily seen as representative of our individual, meandering travels through life with our family and friends. Nomadic is available in two sizes, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.

Nomadic was created using a Kona Longboard beer from Kona Brewing Company in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.