Timothy Barr

Date/Time

Sep 14, 2018 to Oct 13, 2018
05:30 PM until 07:30 PM

Description

Timothy Barr paints with a heightened sense of the relationship between color and light, infusing natural images with a serene and meditative radiance. He creates fine oil paintings of the colorful Pennsylvania countryside, including picturesque views of the Brandywine region and Southern Berks County; finding inspiration from his explorations of these specific landscapes.      

Timothy Barr’s oeuvre celebrates the structural and elemental components of the Barbizon School. "I gravitate to the color and light of these 19th century painters. I use what they brought to the art world as a departure point and by adding my own sense of light and color I can create a new way of seeing this world."

 Growing up in rural Pennsylvania in an artistic family, Barr always felt a strong connection with the Brandywine area. His love and understanding of nature is strongly represented in each of his paintings. Special attention is given to his technique, where he renders the application of thin layers, or glazes, of oil paint, to create complex colors and a luminous glow, which are trademarks of his classical approach. Barr’s evolution of color paired with his meticulous brushwork result in strikingly realistic images.

Contemporary American Luminist, Timothy Barr will be showing new works in a solo exhibition at the Somerville Manning Gallery September 14th through October 13th, 2018.  An opening reception for the artist will be held on Friday, September 14th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Cost

free

Location

View map Somerville Manning Gallery
Breck’s Mill, 2nd Floor
101 Stone Block Row
Greenville, DE

Additional Information

Phone

302-652-0271

Contact name

Rebecca Moore

Contact email

info@somervillemanning.com

County:

New Castle County

Neighborhood:

Greenville-Centreville

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