Here at Fabulous Frames & Art, we know that winter is closing in on us. Today, we’d like to show you the delicate lines and bright colors of serigraphs by Cincinnati artist Brett Harper. We think they’re the perfect antidote to winter gloom! Brett is the son of renowned Modern artists Charley and Edie Harper, and a talented artist in his own right.
Here at Fabulous Frames & Art in Cincinnati, in addition to custom-framing, we sell a vast selection of prints as well, and we sometimes see common themes in the work of our artists. Today, let's take a look at one of those themes — music — in the prints of Charley Harper, Grant Nelson, and Brett Harper.
At Fabulous Frames & Art, our customers often come in with a single purpose — to find the perfect piece of art to brighten up the walls of their home or office. From moody blues to vibrant reds, here are some of our favorite bright prints to inspire you if you’re on a quest to add color to your space!
Here at Fabulous Frames & Art, we have long known that designer Todd Oldham is a major fan of Charley Harper‘s artwork. After all, he wrote An Illustrated Life, the definitive book of Charley’s life and work. Still, seeing these photos of Todd’s Harper collection is his weekend home in rural Pennsylvania wowed us!
Here at Fabulous Frames & Art, we often advise our customers on the use of color in their homes or office interiors. Sometimes, though, the impact of black and white, or almost black and white, artwork works best to convey a sense of drama in a space. Today, we’d like to show you some beautiful examples of impactful art that uses almost no color.
The Modern artist and illustrator Charley Harper is perhaps best known for his geometric representations of birds, and specifically cardinals, but we at Fabulous Frames & Art are rather partial to his whimsical depictions of insects. As the largest Harper dealer in the world, we have had the privilege of viewing even Charley’s rare prints up close, and here are some of our favorite insect-themed prints.
Here at Fabulous Frames & Art, we really love the summery colors of serigraphs by Cincinnati artist Brett Harper, as well as the unpretentious compositions rendered in strong gestural strokes. Brett is the son of renowned Modern artists Charley and Edie Harper, and a talented artist in his own right.
Right now, Memphis-area fans of the work of the “minimal realism” of Charley Harper have a chance to see his work in person at the newly renovated Expo Building at the Memphis Zoo. Entitled Beguiled by the Wild, the exhibit is up through July 4th, 2011 and features Charley’s unmistakably whimsical wildlife illustrations.