sábado, 8 de mayo de 2010

James Daga Albinson - Pintor Estadounidense

James Daga & Family

James Daga Albinson began his art studies at the School of Visual Arts, and continued his studies with Robert Armetta, Director and Founder of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA) where James was introduced to the principles and practices of Classical Atelier training. He brought those principles to the Stevenson Academy of Fine Art where he became Attila Hejja's apprentice, developed and refined his teaching skills, and became lead instructor and art director there.

With James's innovative class offerings and commitment to classical art training, the Stevenson Academy grew from 150 students to 325 within one year of James's arrival. James left the Stevenson Academy in 2008 to become Robert Armetta's partner and co-owner of LIAFA. Since then LIAFA has established itself as Long Island's leading art academy, bringing world renowned artists and educators to the population of Long Island.

James has been represented by Peter Marcelle at the prestigious Hampton Road Gallery in Southampton, New York where his work has been displayed alongside famed artists, Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. He is currently represented by Laura Grenning of the Grenning Gallery who has built an international reputation for introducing some of the most well-known classical realist painters in the world today.



James considers himself a lifelong student of art. He has opened his life and home to artists from around the world to paint, live and learn from each other. His passion for art and dedication to teaching are unparalleled; his energy and enthusiasm are contagious. He is a sought after artist and educator who resides in Sag Harbor, New York with his wife and two daughters.

Waterfront
Oleo
6 x 11
2009


Trout Pond Stream
Oleo
11 x 24
2009


Summer Day
Oleo
18 x 24
2009


Sag Harbor from Above
Oleo
54 x 60
2009


Sag Bridge
Oleo
9 x 11
2009


sin Nombre
Oleo
6 x 11
2009


Old Dock
Oleo
6 x 11
2008


Morning Dock 
Oleo
18 x 24
2008


Montauk Mist
Oleo
6 x 14
2009


Montauk Harbor
Oleo
2009


Mill Creek
Oleo
2009


Long Beach Marsh
Oleo
6 x 11
2009


Indian Summer
Oleo
2008


Georgica Cove
Oleo
12 x 16
2009


Fresh Pond
Oleo
2009


Flying Point
6 x 11
Oleo
2009


Changing Weather
Oleo
6 x 14
2009


Beach Boats
Oleo
18 x 24
2009


Bay View
Oleo
8 x 14
2009


Back Creek
Oleo
12 x 16
2009

James Britton - Pintor Estadounidense

James Britton, American painter (1878-1936), born in HartfordConnecticut. Trained as a realist painter with noted Connecticut artist Charles Noel Flagg, he worked for a short period as staff artist for The Hartford Times, and then as an art critic for The Hartford Courant.
Britton was a prolific painter, earning his living for the most part from painting portraits and for his pleasure landscapes, as well as woodblock prints and drawings. He was also often short of money, which meant that instead of being able to buy new canvases for his work he simply painted over what he happened to have at hand. Among his surviving works are several paintings on cereal boxes and in one case a small egg carton, as well as a large number of very small postcard-sized landscapes .
He painted at various times in his native Connecticut, New York City, and Sag Harbor. As well as being a painter in his own right, he was also an organizer of artists and art students, in Connecticut being one of the founders of the Connecticut Art Students League. In New York he was one of the founders of a group called The Eclectics, with whom he exhibited regularly.
In his years in New York he occasionally worked as art critic for the weekly American Art News. And to reflect his interest in getting out the news on American painters, whom he believed to be substantially unknown and under-appreciated by the art world and public alike, in 1919 he created, edited and published an art periodical, Art Review International, which lasted until 1925. As a critic for American Art News, he reviewed contemporary events such as the [Armory Show] of 1913.
Britton had three children: James Jerome, born 1915; Teresa, born 1916; and Ruth born in 1919. In 1928 he was involved in a traffic accident, seriously injuring his hip and leaving his mobility compromised. He died on April 16, 1936 at the age of fifty-eight.
His work has been the object of some revival in recent years.
Landscapes and portraits by James Britton (1878-1936), a noteworthy American painter whose work has been regaining critical favor, were featured in a one-artist show in the spring of 2006 and remain available for viewing on request.
Well-known in his time both as an artist and a critic, Britton lived and worked in Connecticut, New York City, and Sag Harbor, L.I. Born in Hartford, he moved to New York at age 17 to apprentice as an illustrator at Scribner’s Magazine and to study at the Art Students League. Later, while living in Greenwich Village, he organized a group of painters and sculptors known as The Eclectics (including Maurice Prendergast, George Luks, Guy Pene du Bois, and Philip Hale) with whom he exhibited regularly. As a critic for American Art News, he reviewed contemporary events such as the Armory Show of 1913.


Britton was a compulsive painter of landscapes, often revisiting the same scene over and over to study the changing effects of light and cloud. Chronically short of funds with which to buy materials, he painted on whatever came to hand, including cereal boxes and, in one piece on display, both sides of the same panel. These works convey a spontaneity and a delight in color and texture that make them seem still fresh today.


Autumn Foliage Waterbury
1926



Bay with Sailboat, Sag Harbor
Oil on Panel
15 x 24
1925



Cloud Rolls, Mattatuck Hill Waterbury
Oleo - Carton
5 x 8
1926



Inner Harbor, Gloucester
Oil on Canvas
13 x 17
1907



Line of Ice
Oil on Board
8 x 8
1926



Madison, Connetticut
Oleo - Carton
8 x 11
1933



Rosalie
Oil on Canvas
26 x 21
1921


Sag Harbor Studio
Oil on Canvas
24x 36
1925



Autoretrato Sag Harbor
Oil on Canvas
12 x 9
1923



September
Oil on Canvas
40 x 42
1934



St. Mary's
Oil on Canvas
25 x 30
1932



The Card Players 
Acuarela
10 x 11
1908



The Coal Picker
Oleo
13 x 17
1902