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Nine Years of Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes

6.08.2009

Steven Johanknecht

Today I received an eye-catching invitation to a reception in Los Angeles honoring artist Steven Johanknecht. Unfortunately, I can't attend but I thought everyone in L.A. might appreciate knowing about the event scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 17th at Nickey Kehoe, 730 North Highland Avenue (again, that's N. Highland in L.A., not in Atlanta!) For details, contact the shop.

BTW: When I first saw Johanknecht's work, I thought of another Steven.

The framed painting above is available at Dana John.

13 comments:

Mrs. Blandings said...

Adore it - and yes, I definitely see the Gambrel connection.

Style Court said...

Oh good. If anyone can speak to that (Gambrel's style) it's you. Appreciate that Patricia.

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

LOVE the blobs of color...so articulately placed. Also hope he never hears that description of his work. Sigh.

Amisha said...

I enjoy visiting your blog! I really like everything you post but I am partial to your posts on art. These pictures are beautiful. And right now I envy you for being able to visit with Monet's Water Lilies.

Style Court said...

Hi Amisha -- thank you! It's wonderful to hear from readers who enjoy the art. I do feel lucky to be able to see the Water Lilies so leisurely all summer :)

Style Court said...

Linda --

Glad you like Steven's art too.

Ideezine said...

Whole lot of fun with those colors they're just the right amountof happy.

Bette

Alicia said...

Color me dazzled!!! I'd love a large scale piece of his in my fantasy all white room. Now that would be a glorious burst!!!!

Karena said...

Courtney, Thank you for posting on the art world, it really helps to open people up to the significance and beauty of art in one's home. Love these featured today!

Lisa Borgnes Giramonti said...

Courtney, I got my invite in the mail yesterday...I'll try to go...will let you know if I do! xx

Style Court said...

Lisa, hope you can make it!

Karena, thank you for reading!

Belle said...

Gambrel is one of my favorites even though his aesthetic leans to the masculine more often than not. I discovered him many, many months ago through, yes, you. (Another reason I am grateful to you and your blog.) I am off to study up on him and his work to try to understand what it is about his work that I like so much. The soothing textures and colors and lines?

Thank you!

Style Court said...

Belle -- wow, how cool that you discovered Steven here. He is a true master, I think. And he does have a somewhat clean, harmonious style, yet it is lively! Not colorless at all. Always energetic.

Thanks for the kind words.