Posts Tagged ‘acrylic painting’

Influences on My Art: ManRay & Meret Oppenheim

March 10, 2014

Paintings by Phil Dynan
Continuing with the homework assignment from my current CalArts class in “Art History for Artists”. MANRAY & Meret Oppenheim greatly influenced my work. These paintings were published as Art Prints by Verkerke.
Going to a Manray Retrospective at Beaubourg while I was living in Paris changed my life. It was also my introduction to DaDa and I find it is always in my mind!

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Philosopher Cat

August 12, 2013

Philosopher
Part of my series on “Wot’s Going on in a Cat’s Head” Acrylics on hand made paper. Shirley, you don’t expect me to explain what is going on in this cat’s mind. He’s a philosopher.

MOCA Mocha

July 25, 2013

Mocha-Final Inspired by a photo of Evelina Galli by photographer Alice Poghosian, and painted as a collaborative effort with Anastasia Nelson. Motivated by current pop culture, this fashionable visitor to the LA Museum of Contemporary Art talks on the phone and sips a coffee while Matisse watches from the background. 30×48 canvas.

Slop on the Palette

April 11, 2013

cow painting by Phil Dynan

Little cow

This little painting is the result of using up “slop” – paint left on the palette at the end of the day.

P.T.S.D.

January 29, 2013

P.T.S.D.

How I percieve my own heart or spirt, before and after the military. Diptych painting – acrylics on canvas

Text Message (Picasso Watching)

January 27, 2013

Ben-300

Ben-315Alberta just getting interested…

Ben-310

Ben-320

Portrait of Ben texting in front of Picasso Self-Portrait. Work in progress..(with help from “Alberta”)