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New England Landscape Show Nov. 5 – 23, 2009

Backgrounds & Foregrounds

November 5th – 23rd
118 Newbury Street Gallery

Backgrounds & Foregrounds

Featuring the works of

TM Nicholas, William R. Davis, and William P. Duffy

Join us in Boston and view the works of these three painters as they capture scenes of New England. Three of New England’s favorite painters are gathered for an exhibition of their studio and plein air works capturing scenes from the White Mountains of Vermont, to Downtown Boston, to the shores of Cape Cod.

This show explores how these artists’ backgrounds have effected their artistic development.

William R. DavisWilliam R. Davis finds inspiration for his work through immersing himself in the pristine landscapes of New England, painting en plein air.    His paintings show a deep admiration for and influence from 19th Century American Masters.  A self-taught artist, Davis has developed a unique style that continues this artistic lineage, his paintings evoke the timeless quality of the masters who preceded him.  read more…

William DuffyIn contrast, William Duffy began his career as a professional illustrator.  Like many aspiring painters, Duffy put his talents to commercial use to support himself while starting out as a fine artist.  Now, after dedicating himself exclusively to painting for nearly twenty years, his emotional studio paintings build upon his strong understanding of visual fundamentals such as composition and color harmony, creating a sense of place, and often suggesting a narrative.  read more…

TM NicholasTM Nicholas has been immersed in the art culture of Cape Ann since birth.  He has studied with many of the areas most renowned painters, including his father, a National Academician.  Now, TM is considered the finest painter of his generation representing the Cape Ann School, his painterly style captures New England in magnificent color and rich textures.  read more…

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