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An American Luminist

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. – from “Refreshing Pause” by Dalhart Windberg An Intimate Sense of Place Norman Powell’s pastorals portray nature’s illumination as numinous, all-encompassing light that overwhelms and transforms. His canvases […]

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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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