About this Painting
Just beyond the edge of time somewhere in Taos rises the super Moon, blood red, its edges sparked yellow as it comes out of eclipsed shadow, and the wolf, in his cowboy clarinet player disguise cries at the Moon mightily.
Truly an artist portrait of sorts. The adobe lies just off Taos Plaza down the road on Kit Carson Road where the artist lived and painted for a dozen years and was known to occasionally howl at the Moon with his fabulous clarinet that he picked up from a buddy in Taos, the sound reverberating off the nearby hills. And yes, the Moon did rise, blood red, not often in our terms, but often in Celestial terms.
And then there's the yellow truck ...
Art James West - "Art West" - Contemporary Southwest Art
Visionary, Colorful, Whimsical - Landscapes of the West and Beyond
Art James West, award winning Taos Icon and contemporary southwest artist. Art considers himself a post-modern, American visionary and romantic who paints with a touch of socio-political commentary and humor that includes colorful visionary landscapes of the West and beyond--large conceptual oil paintings he coined as utopic displacement. Raised in Wyoming, Art has been painting in oils for over 40 years and is now PainTing BADass Color in Albuquerque with a working artist studio / gallery in downtown Santa Fe on San Francisco Street - Art West Studio. In 2000 he moved from New York City to Taos, New Mexico where he established himself as a Taos Icon and post Taos modernist following in the tradition of the Taos School. In 2006 he won best representational painting at the Taos Fall Arts Festival "Taos Invites Taos" (now the "Taos Select"). He is represented by several galleries around the west including Scottsdale and Taos.
In 2013 he took on the professional name Art James West (Art West) and moved his studio to Santa Fe.
Originally from Wyoming, Art West is and listed in The Artist's Bluebook as Alan Heuer.
When in Santa Fe you may visit Art West's Studio @ the Plaza Mercado, Suite 109, 112 W. San Francisco Street right off Santa Fe Plaza
Commissioned by Bill W., Santa Fe, NM
About Art West's Original Oil Paintings
I use only the finest oil paints (Grumbacher pre-tested) and stretched fine art canvas. This large original oil painting comes stretched and ready to hang or frame. Although no absolute guarantee can be given as to longevity, I have followed to the best of my knowledge, as outlined by Ralph Mayer in his treatise to artists via long-standing master painter principals, those principals that best ensure an oil painting's ability to stand against the ravages of time.
This is not a knock-off. This is an original piece of fine art done using my own reference materials and techniques. My painting style is not based upon that of any other artist, living or dead, but is the culmination of years of study, experimentation and practice.
All artwork on this website is subject to copyright and may not be copied for any reason without express permission of the artist.
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Original oil paintings and Fine Art Prints for sale, contemporary southwest art by Santa Fe, New Mexico artist and Taos Icon, ART JAMES WEST (aka Alan Heuer) - Whimsical, Colorful, Visionary, Landscapes of the West & Beyond - Conceptual of Southwest, Taos, Utopia - Adobe, Cars and Trucks, Moons, People, Structures, Sunsets, Utopia. Buy Art from Art!