Gilles Charest Paintings for 8 x 8

“The fruits of my imagination: I do not paint from real-life models.  My fruit has borrowed the figurative look of apples, pears, plums and cherries, but not the realism.  They provide a pretext to speak of men and women.  They are characters who take their lives for a walk down the paths for our day-to-day lives.

The 8 X 8 Martin Gallery exhibition represented a challenge. I rarely paint so small sizes. I wanted to paint as I usually do on large canvas. I produced Charest mini sizes as I looked in an inverted microscope.  Every 8 X 8 painting shows all details of a larger painting.”

– Gilles Charest

A Heartbeat Away

Behind Closed Doors

Don't Be Shy, SOLD

My Angels

My Kind of Girls

Once Upon a Time

Time After Time

Un Rendez-Vous

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Martin Gallery strives to bring some of the finest artists in a variety of fields together under one roof. Upon entering the historic Grand Salon of Martin Gallery, one experiences a soaring space filled with the exquisite color and texture of oils, acrylics, bronzes, marbles, terra-cottas and richly hued glass. Martin Gallery features contemporary art, representing more than thirty nationally and internationally renowned artists. Our goal is to provide works of thoughtful beauty to enhance residential and commercial surroundings. Our belief in the quality of the work that our artists produce is what drives us, and our excellent client relationships are what sustain us. Martin Gallery is located at 18 Broad Street on the corner of State and Broad Streets, in the Grand Salon of the historic People’s Building.
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