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Kyle Staver

Hot Off the Easel: September, 2015 Edition

John Seed | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts
John Seed

Hot off the Easel is a new monthly feature blog that I am introducing with this edition. It is designed to showcase a cross-section of vital and varied contemporary paintings.

In Which I Curate "Poets/Artists," an Art Magazine

Daniel Maidman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Ultimately, I collected work from 98 artists and 5 poets, from around the world. Several artists show work here for the first time.

Theophany: Kyle Staver's Greek Myth Paintings at Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

One solution is to paint the gods as mortals see them. How do mortals see them? Indistinctly and murkily, by moonlight, with the aspect of a rustle among the leaves or a burst of feathers. This is how Kyle Staver paints the myths.

'They Contain The Joy Of Being Alive'

John Seed | Posted 04.04.2013 | Arts
John Seed

For many years painter Kyle Staver has crafted warm-hearted paintings that gracefully recall private moments tinged with joie de vivre. Domesticated c...

Painting Lives! 'Mark, Wipe, Scrape, Shape' at Spaceshifter

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler


Painters' Table: Top 10 Best Posts: May 2012

Brett Baker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts
Brett Baker

Artists are growing more ambitious about their part in the art conversation. Enjoy the mix of great painting posts presented here.

Kyle Staver: A Brother Honored

John Seed | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home
John Seed


Painterly vs. Precise: 20 Artists, 20 Studio Visits

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

2011-02-08-zazalia.jpg Ingres thought that visible brushwork was vulgar

PAINTING: Courbet the Trout, Matisse the Goldfish

John Seed | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Gustave Courbet, The Trout, 1872 Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 35 in (55 x 89 cm), Kunsthaus, Zurich "Fish, I love you and respect you very much. But ...