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SPEAKER

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SPEAKER

MEET the SPEAKER Faigin interviewing American artist, Roger Shimomura, about his critically-acclaimed, and oft-times controversial, work in an “Art Talk” televised at Town Hall, Seattle in July 2015. ​ ​To inquire about engaging Faigin for your next event, please use the ​on-line Contact Form Faigin MC-ing the “Gage Collector’s Gala,” an annual fundraiser to...

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CITY OF BILLBOARDS

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CITY OF BILLBOARDS

PAINTINGS | City of Billboards The City of Billboard series features urban landscapes with looming, often impossibly-large billboards, seen in fragments, whose real meaning is obscure.  For Faigin, the paintings of billboards create pictures within pictures, effectively replacing the sky.

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IMAGINARY LANDSCAPES

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IMAGINARY LANDSCAPES

PAINTINGS: Imaginary Landscapes The geometry of the man-altered landscape becomes obvious from an airplane, and everyone has been struck, at some point, by its resemblance to modern art or to flags.  In Faigin’s Imaginary Landscapes perspective, flattened and tipped, becomes a tool to further heighten the visual contradiction between the natural...

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TRAINS & TOWERS >

gary Lần cập nhật cuối: 26/08/2022
TRAINS & TOWERS
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TRAINS & TOWERS ​The below digital galleries show my “THE AGE OF STEAM‘ paintings recently on view in the Arts Festival Gallery as part of the 2019 Edmonds Arts Festival, as well as train & tower paintings from my 2017 show, “INSIDE OUT” at the BONFIRE Gallery in Seattle....

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CURRICULUM VITAE

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CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE To read an overview of Faigin’s exhibition history, education, teaching and lecturing venues, writing projects, art tour destinations, and citations in print and on-line, please go here.

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FIGURES + PORTRAITS

gary Lần cập nhật cuối: 26/08/2022
FIGURES + PORTRAITS

PAINTINGS | Figures + Portraits Like a musician practicing scales, every week, for over three decades, Faigin has painted figure models in an open studio with a cohort of colleagues.  Almost never exhibited, these figure studies record Faigin’s continuing dedication to working from the figure as foundation for his artwork.  Commissioned portraits are...

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COMPRESSION FITTINGS

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COMPRESSION FITTINGS

PAINTINGS | Compression Fittings As soon as artists mastered the art of rendering objects in the three dimensions, they began experimenting with ways to subvert that same illusion.   In his Compression Fitting series, Faigin creates a visual contradiction between the glittering, fully-rounded vessels and the flattened space that (impossibly) contains...

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PAINTINGS >

gary Lần cập nhật cuối: 26/08/2022
PAINTINGS
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PAINTINGS Imagination is central to the painterly vision of Gary Faigin.  His paintings combine elements depicted from observation with features that are simply invented, and the tension between these two ways of seeing creates a highly-charged visual drama.  The illusory nature of reality is a recurring theme – things...

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READER REVIEWS

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READER REVIEWS

READER REVIEWS | Facial Expression Book The softcover edition, released in 2008.​  The original hardcover book, 1990. “I teach animation and I recommend that every student add this book to their personal library. Faigin provides just the right blend of anatomy (how the face moves) and psychology (how the emotions...

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AUTHOR

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AUTHOR

MEET the AUTHOR | Facial Expression Book Faigin creates  “selfies” with animated expressions. In the early-80s, Gary Faigin set out to research a book on facial expression specifically for artists. Six years later, Faigin delivered his illustrated manuscript to Watson-Guptill, the largest art instruction publishing house in the U.S. ...

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