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Aurelio Saiz
New Canaan, CT
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Interests: Black coffee. Red shoes. Any sky. Horseback. Swimming with my dog. Painting. Baseball and manual transmissions as life skills. David McCullough, Willa Cather, Cervantes, Mark Helprin, V.S. Naipaul. Singers who sing in more than one language. Pitchers with more than one change up. Sorolla, Degas, Cezanne. Renata Tibaldi, Rachael Yamagata, Astrud Gilberto, Etta James and Dinah Washington. Jimmy Durante, Maurice Chevalier, Mindy Smith, Eliza Gilkyson, Patty Griffin, Gillian Welch. The Toms, Wolfe & Waits. Leonard Cohen, David Ruffin, Arthur Prysock and Johnny Hartman. And, naturally, Alvin of Chipmunk fame.
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30 x 40 Inches Oil on Wrapped Canvas Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Inches Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
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11 x 14 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at Words & Pictures
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12 x 16 Inches, Oil on 3/4-inch linen wrapped canvas A nod to the Theodore Roethke poem, The Waking. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Words & Pictures
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24 x 18 Inches, Oil on Linen Wrapped Canvas A Christmas gift for Kaley and Sev, to hang at their dining table. The composition is borrowed from a work whose painter i sadly cannot recall. Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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30 x 40 Inches, Oil on Stretched Canvas A favorite Connecticut Marsh in progress. It will be a gift for Kelly's & roomie Meg's apartment. Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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11 x 14 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel, Recent Commission The pines, the stones and the spires -- everything reaches to heaven. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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11 x 14 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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14 x 18 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 10 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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14 x 11 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Sunset falling on a stone shed at the nearby farm of American Impressionist, Julian Weir. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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14 x 11 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Julian Onderdonk, after the portrait by his instructor, William Merritt Chase. Julian went on to become the preeminent West Texas landscape painter. I struggled to express his sympathetic eyes. Onderdonk loved to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 8 Inches, Oil on Linen Canvas Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 8 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel After a self portrait by John Singer Sargent. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 8 Inches, Oil on Wrapped Canvas Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Inches Oil on Linen Panel Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 8 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel I find the Scottish clouds and grey skies are as fine as sunshine most anywhere else. Between Guardbridge and Cupar, just west of Saint Andrews is Saint Cloud, where Robert Burns was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel Standing on the pier at Saint Andrews, the one where the students in their red robes walk in procession , the one from which the morning after graduation some are know to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 8 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel It may be you will come again, before my hair is grey As the sea is in the twilight of a weary winter's day. When success is grown a burden, and your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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18 x 18 Inches, Acrylic on Linen Canvas Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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10 x 8 Inches, Oil on Linen Panel My Tio Luis at Lauren & Kyle's wedding last week. You can take the cowboy out of Cuba, but you can't the cowboy out of the cowboy. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Words & Pictures
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8 x 10 Oil on Linen Panel I have found something in Rose Quinacridone, or it has found something in me. How it plays to ultramarine and to certain French yellows and how it insists so earnestly on joy. I'd... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Words & Pictures