by Richard Scott Perkins
In his Luminist landscapes and portraits, Norman Powell interprets and celebrates the ever-changing American present and reveals his fascination with the interaction of sunlight and the natural environment.
Norman Houston Powell, Jr. lived and painted in the American Southwest and Midwest, where his brush revealed these two different cultures, climates and times as two separate worlds.
From Texas in [...]
American painting has blossomed into such diversity that it might have closed our 20th century with no clear sense of direction. Yet out of this scattered field, the Figurative School – the Realists [...]