This Land is Your Land
Birthplace in Bohemia
Musical Instruments - Charles Bridge
Bodega Head White
Bodega Head Gray
Book Stack: Art Theory
Open Books: Frida and Louise
This Land is Your Land“This is Your Land” is a transformed 2017 painting which was titled “America First?”. The leaders have been obscured and the silhouette of USA is visible. There is a line that remains from the addition of the photograph of a television screen that evokes the division in the United States today. I feel the images surrounding our capital and our country are the good spirits that are working for us in the background.This is a mixed media acrylic painting on canvas, 60” x 48”. $6,000.00
Birthplace in BohemiaThis is an overpainted photograph of my great great grandfather’s birthplace. I took the photo on a visit in 2017 to Vranovice, Czech Republic. Standing at the site was touching and insightful. This exploration with paint over it is a tangible way to touch and respond to the experience.“Birthplace in Bohemia” by Monica Bryant is an acrylic overpainted photo, mounted on a panel. It is 8” x 10”, $425.
Musical Instruments - Charles Bridge“Musical Instruments - Charles Bridge” is an overpainted photo I took from the Charles Bridge in Prague in 2017. It was surprising and seemed like a vision for me to see the wording on the top of this building. The black lacy overpainting echos the musicality the image evokes.“Musical Instruments - Charles Bridge” by Monica Bryant is an acrylic overpainted photo, 10” x10”, $475.
Bodega Head White“Bodega Head White” is a thickly overpainted photograph of Sonoma County’s Bodega Head. The paint moves in a fluid way both obscuring and representing the power of water.Monica Bryant’s “Bodega Head White” is 17” x 23”, $2000.
Bodega Head Gray“Bodega Head Gray” is a thinly glazed overpainted photograph of Sonoma County’s Bodega Head. This harmonious study in Paynes Gray and Chromium Green expresses a cold beautiful day at the edge of the Pacific.Monica Bryant’s “Bodega Head White” is 17” x 23”, $2000.
Book Stack: Art Theory“Book Stack Art Theory” is a watercolor painting of beloved art books. Painted in 2015, it was a labor of love.Monica Bryant’s “Book Stack: Art Theory” original is in the collection of Katheryn Zils. It is 18.5”x 15” on 300lb. watercolor paper. Prints of a size smaller that the original are available.
Open Books: Frida and Louise“Open Books: Frida and Louise” is a water color painting of open books depicting images from favorite artists, such as William Kentridge, Sophie Calle, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo and Louise Bourgeois. It is an homage to these influential art makers.Monica Bryant’s “Open Books: Frida and Louise”, 2015, is a watercolor on 300lb paper, 15” x 18”. $1100.
Book Sketch“Book Sketch” is a watercolor drawing of a contrasting set of influences. Carl Larsson’s watercolor paintings of friends and family life in Sweden and Chinese pictograms and the shape and color of books are a source of reassurance.Monica Bryant’s Book Sketch is a watercolor on 300lb paper, 5” x 7” (irregular size), $195.
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