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Todays Funky Art Favorite: High Winds

High Winds has rich, vibrant tones offset by large white spaces and a black and white contrast. High Winds was chosen as a title due to the suggestion of trees and snow, however there are many interpretations of this intriguing piece.

High Winds was painted with a Warsteiner Dunkel beer from Warsteiner Braueri Cramer KG in Warstein, Germany.

High Winds is available in two sizes and can be ordered now by going to the Shop Our Art section, going to the Modern and Abstract dropdown category then clicking on High Winds then following prompts through checkout!

Artist Yutaka Ohashi (1923-1989)

High Winds j 10 27 15 16X20Yutaka Ohashi was born in Hiroshima, Japan in 1923. Mr. Ohashi debuted in Boston with his first solo exhibition in 1955. His show emphasized gold and collage elements. Mr. Ohashi then moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 1960.

Mr. Ohashi emphasized negative space in his art which used a great deal of texture and collage materials. He also added oil paint and rice paper in creating his works. A recipient of two Guggenheim fellowships, Mr. Ohashi held his last U.S. solo exhibit in the 1970’s before returning to Japan after the death of his wife.

High Winds (shown above) was painted with a Warsteiner Dunkel from Warsteiner Braueri Cramer KG inWarstein, Germany. High Winds has rich, vibrant tones offset by large white spaces and a black and white contrast. High Winds was chosen as a title due to the suggestion of trees and snow, however there are many interpretations of this intriguing piece. You can purchase High Winds by going to the Modern and Abstract drop down category under Shop Our Art and clicking on the High Winds image then following the prompts.

 

Artist Kumi Sugai (1919-1996)

High Winds j 10 27 15 16X20Kumi Sugai was born in Kobe, Japan and studied art at the Osaka School of Fine Arts. Mr. Sugai combined traditional ukiyoe woodblocks with contemporary art and held his first solo shows in Paris and in Brussels in 1952. In 1954 his gouache watercolors were shown in a London solo exhibition. Often, Mr. Sugai used Japanese letters as a focal point of his art and became known for his “S” series of paintings.

By the 1960’s, Mr. Sugai created abstract work involving directional and traffic signs. He often used calligraphy as an essential part of his abstract compositions. The art of Mr. Sugai is displayed in many great museums and collections worldwide.

High Winds (shown above) was painted with a great tasting Warsteiner Dunkel from Warsteiner Braueri Cramer KG  in Warstein, Germany. High Winds can be purchased by going to the Modern/Abstract drop down menu under Shop our Art then clicking on the High Winds image and following the prompts.