“A Perfect End”

20″x 20″ oil on panel by Simon Kenevan

We are coming to the end of another year and we are grateful for all of our artists, friends, family, and cherished patrons. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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“Kissing Poppies” by Leo Osborne

This 28″x92″ Acrylic and Goldleaf painting by Leo Osborne is wired to hang in all four directions. Its your choice!

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Simon Kenevan’s New Pastel Complete with Poem

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‘Solitude Full of Flames’  pastel   image size 21 x 29″
 
Las Viejas del Océano
(The Old Women of the Shore)
Pablo Neruda

To the grave sea come the old women
With shawls knotted round them 
On frail and brittle feet. 

They sit themselves on the shore 
Without moving eyes or hands,
Without changing clouds or the silence. 

The obscene sea breaks and scrapes,
Slides down trumpeting mountains, 
Shakes out its bulls’ beards. 

The gentle women sitting 
As if in a glass boat 
Look at the savaging waves. 

Where are they going, where have they been? 
They come from every corner,
They come from our own life. 

Now they have the ocean, 
The cold and burning emptiness, 
The solitude full of flames. 

They come out from all pasts,
From houses which once were fragrant,
From burnt-out twilights.

They watch, or don’t watch, the sea, 
They scrawl marks with a stick,
And the sea wipes away their calligraphy. 

The old women rise and go 
On their delicate birds’ feet, 
While the great roistering waves
roll nakedly on the wind.

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JUXTAPOSE

In the upcoming exhibit during the month of October, Leo E. Osborne is taking a new approach to his work. Drawing inspiration directly from the animals he has sculpted over the years, Leo has created a new collection of paintings depicting the familiar faces of these wild creatures. Each painting will be shown with the sculpture from which it was inspired, and the pairing will create a fascinating juxtaposition. The strength of his talent as both sculptor and painter will collide and reside in harmony in the upcoming exhibit.

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New works for Leo E. Osborne up coming show.

Leo with Adrift
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ATTENTION STARVING ARTISTS!!!

Martin Gallery is having a FRAME SALE on Tuesday, August 2nd. We have frames of all sizes and finishes!!! Come by the gallery anytime during business hours and get frames for a steal! Some are banged up and in need of repairs, and a few are brand new!!!! See you Tuesday!

18 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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Palette & Palate this Friday

MARTIN GALLERY
welcomes

 SOCIAL Restaurant + Wine Bar

Offering Charleston’s largest selection of wines by the glass, SOCIAL has become the preeminent wine bar of Charleston. SOCIAL is housed in a nineteenth century warehouse and features a stunning four-thousand bottle display cellar, where numerous exclusive wines are stored. Complementing its extensive wine selection, Social serves modern American cuisine with an authentic wood-burning oven as its focal point.

2011 PALETTE & PALATE STROLL
presented by

CHARLESTON FINE ART DEALERS’ ASSOCIATION

DATE: Friday, July 15
TIME: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: CFADA Galleries
TICKETS: $45

THE 2011 PAIRINGS ARE:
Charleston Renaissance Gallery ~ Circa 1886
Corrigan Gallery ~ Cypress
Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art ~ BLU
Helena Fox Fine Art ~ Anson
Horton Hayes Fine Art ~ La Fourchette
John C. Doyle Art Gallery ~ Caviar & Bananas
MARTIN GALLERY ~ SOCIAL
Robert Lange Studios ~ Charleston Grill
Smith-Killian Fine Art ~ McCrady’s
The Sylvan Gallery ~ Halls Chophouse
Wells Gallery ~ The Boathouse

Tickets can be purchased online at www.cfada.com or by calling 843-819-8006.

Founded in 1999, the Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association consists of the city’s prominent galleries working together to promote Charleston as a fine art destination for passionate art enthusiasts, avid collectors and talented artists. Each CFADA member gallery has established itself as a knowledgeable fine art dealer and maintains the highest level of professionalism.  Since 1999, CFADA has donated $245,000 to local public high schools and scholarships for future artists.

MARTIN GALLERY
18 BROAD STREET, CHARLESTON, SC 29401
843.723.7378

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