Body and Soul
“Street in Naples is no less human for the absence of particular melodrama and tragedy.” Our writer-in-residence James D. Balestrieri is offering us a preview of his chapter Body and Soul. It’s an interesting moment to think about transitions: how Hulings came of age as a painter, and the emergence of his mature themes of […]
A Bridge Between
In Hulings’ transition from watercolor to oil, there was an era where he would repeat subjects, resulting in paired paintings—so we can now compare the oil and watercolor iterations. As many of you know, there is a major Hulings book project in the works, and our author James D. Balestrieri is researching these doubles.
SOLD: The Red Swing Set (Brantôme)
The Red Swing Set (Brantôme) oil on masonite, 24.00 x 48.00″ 1982 was sold at Christie’s NY October 28, 2020 as part of T. Boone Pickens’ Collection. Congratulations to the lucky new owner!
Altea #1 – Street Repairs
“In any case, the two are now on their way again, going about their business as we all do after a setback…”
Of Tarps & Work
“I must confess to an undying gratitude for tarpaulins. To the vendors who use them, they are protection from the glare and heat of the sun. To me, they are excellent ploys to be used in composing pictures.”—Clark Hulings We’re delighted to introduce you to our writer-in-residence, James D. Balestrieri, who is working on […]
SOLD: Ten Below-Taos, New Mexico
“At the first sign of snow in the forecast, he’d be excited to be out, gathering source material.” If you’re in one of the many places in the world experiencing a summer heatwave, you may enjoy the chance to dive into a snow scene. The people in the New Mexican High Desert of Taos, however, […]
SOLD: Fleurs de la Madeleine-Sketch
Clark Hulings’ “Fleurs de la Madeleine-Sketch” is a rare chance to see a masterful artist’s agile mind at work: making decisions, playing, finding ways to engage the viewer’s eye: it’s available at Freeman’s Art Auction.
AUCTION ALERT: Old Lady in Black – Valencia
“The old lady in black was still there, and I showed her a reproduction of the painting. Big mistake! We spent the next hour going from stall to stall to exhibit her new-found fame.” It’s been a while since we’ve featured a Hulings market scene, and today, we’re in Valencia, Spain. Many artists explore multiple […]
SOLD: Bayou Fisherwoman
“There is no State in the Union, hardly any spot of like size on the globe, where the man [sic] of color has lived so intensely, made so much progress, been of such historical importance.” —Alice Dunbar-Nelson Louisiana was Clark Hulings’ family home for many years. In his own words from A Gallery of Paintings: […]
SOLD: Tesuque Frieze
“Hulings was invited to visit and celebrate Tesuque in paint: a rare honor for a non-Native artist.” Tesuque Frieze is a fascinating painting; it’s an especially noteworthy example of Hulings’ technical prowess, as well as his characteristic fearlessness and sense of humor. Santa Fe, New Mexico is among the oldest cities in the US, but […]
The Collector-Naples is a 17 x 24″ watercolor similar to one featured in Hulings’ early 1960s Tulsa Watercolor show at the NarBil gallery in Oklahoma. If this cheering work belongs on your wall, you can acquire it at this year’s Scottsdale Art Auction on June 13th.
Burning Ships & Wayward Widows
“We’re living in stressful times now, but you can imagine that Queen Elizabeth I really had her hands full…” Today, for a little historical escapism, we’re going back to Elizabethan England. This 1953 Cardinal edition of Jan Westcott’s The Walsingham Woman features Clark Hulings’ cover illustration. In this partial inventory of Queen Elizabeth I’s headaches, […]