Palau de la Musica Round Stage, acrylics on canvas

This takes place in the music hall in the lower level of the Palau de la Musica, in Valencia, Spain.  It is one of only three remaining in a large series of paintings.  They originate with miniature pen and ink drawings done in the audience at the Palau.  They explore the state of mind we … Read morePalau de la Musica Round Stage, acrylics on canvas

Live at Sala Russafa- pen and ink drawings

I did these pen and ink drawings at the Berklee School of Music student concerts at Sala Russafa, Nov 11-13, 2017, except for the one at the bottom, which was at the year-end performance of the Valencia campus of the Berklee School of Music in pen and ink. Inquire about the originals. For prints send … Read moreLive at Sala Russafa- pen and ink drawings

Band at El Carmen

Band at El Carmen, 12th century monastery in Valencia. They performed during an event I attended. These monasteries were once brightly painted, but not like this!  I have the freedom to decorate the Gothic arches as I please, and I like them bouncing off the page. Available only from DAC See https://www.artsy.net/design-art-concepts/artist/gary-j-kirkpatrick

Five Players

The music series continues.  Five semi-realistic female figures will pale to blue-white skin perform.  Four instruments are visible.  One stairs straight ahead, eyes misaligned,another has eyes that are mere slits, two are in profile, three straight on, one wears what appears to be a glove, legs mingle, some disappear, arms there and not there .To … Read moreFive Players

Xylophone Player at the Palau

Xylophone Player at the Palau

Xylophone player at the Palau de la Musica, Valencia, Spain.  Fun house floor suggests a departure from every day reality, meeting with the muse, traveling to the realm of creativity. Comments from my Facebook timeline July 24, 2016 Marti: Loved it Gary! Sandra: This is fabulous Gary! Carol: I love the energy. Patricia: The combination treatments of floor patterns … Read moreXylophone Player at the Palau

Video: Paintings and Drawings Done at Palau de la Musica

Singer Sax Drummer detail 2

The paintings and drawings in this video slide show were done at Palau de la Musica, Valencia.  They explore the state of mind we experience as music transports us to a semi dream-like state.  The paintings and drawings in this video slide show were done at Palau de la Musica, Valencia.  They explore the state … Read moreVideo: Paintings and Drawings Done at Palau de la Musica