Duaiv: Technique and Passion

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The lustrous paintings of the artist Duaiv whisk viewers into a world of color and beauty. Duaiv is an internationally acclaimed artist who has been painting for over fifty years. Baterbys is highlighting the work of this accomplished artist in its new exhibit, Modernist Impressionists,  which is on view now until June 20th.        … continue reading »

The Master of Impressionism

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Strolling Harborside by Elena Bond
Impressionism emerged during the early 1900’s when a rogue group of artists decided to defy the traditions of the French art schools and salons, in particular, the Académie des Beaux-Arts (the Academy that dominated French art during the middle of the 19th century, known to be the relentless preserver of traditional French painting). Instead of… continue reading »

Renowned Impressionist Elena Bond Steps Into the Limelight at Baterbys Art Gallery in Orlando

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On March 9th, Baterbys Art Gallery – voted Best Art Gallery for two consecutive years by thousands of Orlando Style Magazine and Orlando Magazine readers – will have the honor to receive the well-known and acclaimed artist Elena Bond. Impressionism emerged during the early 1900’s when a rogue group of artists decided to defy the… continue reading »

Meet Elena Bond: First Impressions, Last

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Elena Bond
If you happen to view an Impressionistic artwork, step back a little, squint your eyes and try to look at it from different angles to scrutinize the varying effects of the light as it casts a gradation of shades and tones on the piece. If people back then went through these steps, they would have… continue reading »

Similar Differences: Ladies in Waiting

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Because I work in a Gallery, I am privileged to experience openings, exhibits, events and so much more. With these experiences I often gravitate towards the artworks and mediums that catch my eye and the ones I can draw a story from. There have been times when I have mistaken one artist over another.  The… continue reading »

“Behind every great man, there is a great …Muse”

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Painting by Tomasz Rut
“A woman’s face with nature’s own hand painted, Hast thou, the master mistress of my passion; A woman’s gentle heart, but not acquainted With shifting change, as is false women’s fashion: An eye more bright than theirs, less false in rolling, Gilding the object whereupon it gazeth; A man in hue all hues in his… continue reading »


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Impressionism was widely viewed as a distinct break from past artistic styles such as Classicism and Realism. It was rumored that the movement was initially rejected by the French bourgeois as it did not fall into any easily recognizable art form . Although the Impressionist movement did not exclusively consist of French artists, it did… continue reading »