Posts tagged Russell Chatham
Wilderness in Art: A Retrospective

For the Grand Opening in August of 2013, the Wildling organized a retrospective of its amazing history of 40+ exhibitions. We felt this would be a fitting way to acknowledge our history of quality art exhibitions, as well as reach out to former lenders and let them know about our exciting future. Perhaps most importantly it was a diverse show that was  appealing to a wide audience as new visitors came to find us in Solvang.

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The Poetry of Nature: Paintings and Lithographs by Russell Chatham

The Wildling Art Museum was honored to exhibit the work of the revered artist, Russell Chatham. Chatham is one of those rare individuals who is both visual and verbal. His emotional life is expressed brilliantly in both painting and writing. The paintings and lithographs in the exhibition, mostly from the artist’s own collection, spoke for themselves. They are lovingly brushed symphonies of the most subtle color, true tone poems in the tradition of the turn -of-the century Tonalists, like his grandfather, the San Francisco painter Gottardo Piazzoni.

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