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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 the Sixties and Seventies to Michigan in the Eighties and Nineties, Norman’s unique contribution to his two worlds is to reflect them, to distill […]

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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 – are rising to focus sustained love on the American land. The Figurative Movement – the Realists Although American landscape painters once […]

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