untitled oil on canvas, c. 1960
Born in 1924, painter Jane Freilicher paints
landscapes as ‘apprehended rather than analyzed.’
Some of you know I dabble in paint and sell
to designers and individuals through word of mouth.
The freedom of abstract expressionism
appeals to me on so many levels…take a peek
to see how and why.
window – oil on linen, 2011
Flying Point Road – 1959, oil on linen
Flying Point Beach, 1961
Misty Day on the South Fork, 1961, oil on canvas
Freilicher is credited with developing what became
to be known as ‘painterly realism.’
The Hamptons, 1961
Grey Day, 1963, oil on canvas
She has painted from her Water Mill studio for more than 40 years.
Aint the work special?
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And now I must retreat to my studio to blow up
every canvas I painted in recent months
and begin anew.
Peace to you right where you are.
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