Archive for April 18, 2015

Artist of the moment…….Kim Sears

 

 

Kim Sears is the wife of tennis star Andy Murray, and one of the best painters of dogs on the planet. Kim Sears was born in Barcombe, United Kingdom.

Sears has a degree in English literature.

Below a link to the website of Kim Sears featuring many examples of mans best friend:

http://kimsears.com/wp/portfolio/

Sears just recently married tennis superstar Andy Murray at a castle the couple own in Scotland. Murray purchased the castle a few years ago and it underwent extensive renovations before recently being opened again.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

Sears is a big enthusiast of American country music and especially the cowboy hats!

What a fascinating couple that also enjoy my two favorite activites, tennis and painting pets!

To close here is a clip featuring Kim Sears, Andy Murray, and their recent wedding:

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Artist of the moment…….Roger Brown

 

 

Roger Brown was an American surrealist painter and printmaker who often painted works that featured urban landscapes with Art Deco style decoration. Roger Brown was born in Hamilton, Alabama in the year 1941.

Brown attended the American Academy of Art located in Chicago before transferring to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois where he would eventually earn an M.F.A.

Family and history were very important to the artist and he made references to both subjects in much of his artwork.

Brown was also an avid art collector.

Roger Brown passed away in 1997.

Price range information: Lithographs are very affordable coming in at $2000 or less. Original oils can reach $100,000. Acrylics range from $10,000 to $75,000.

Below a montage of many works of the artist. This clip doesn’t have an audio with it but the pictures are quite remarkable:

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