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Artist of the moment……James D. Brooks


James D. Brooks was an American Abstract Expressionist painter born in St. Louis Missouri in the year 1906. For his artistic and collegiate education Brooks attended many institutions including the Dallas Art Institute, Southern Methodist University, and later the Art Student’s League of New¬†York City.

Brooks used staining instead of painting as a favorite technique.

Here we view a great interview with the artist:

Brooks worked with oils and acrylics.

James D. Brooks worked as a mural painter and his works during this time were of the social realist realm. Brooks had a lengthy and successful career as a commercial artist.

Brooks was also a college professor teaching at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.

The artist was married to fellow artist Charlotte Park, a post from the previous day.

James Brooks passed away in 1992.

Price range information: The artist worked as a printmaker and prints start around $1,000. Originals in oils can reach as high as $125,000.







Artist of the moment…..Charlotte Park


Charlotte Park was a leading Abstract painter born in Concord, Massachusetts in the year 1918. For her collegiate education Park attended Yale University located in New Haven, Connecticut.

Park also studied with Wallace Harrison in New York City.

Park was married to an artist named James Brooks. James Brooks is also an important artist for he was one of the first painter to employ staining as a method in his painting process. Brooks will be a future post by himself.

Charlotte Park was a teacher at the Museum of Modern Art.

Charlotte Park is included in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Charlotte Park passed away in 2010.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

What an outstanding husband and wife painting team!