Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Blanden Art Museum exhibiting Kate Javens

Working Horse, Hauling, 1995. Kate Javens.
Oil on theater muslin. 100 x 110 inches.
Palmer Museum of Art. Gift of Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein

The Blanden Art Museum, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, is exhibiting Kate's work. The exhibition, titled "American Beasts," closes on February 16. I have seen some of her animal paintings in her studio space in New York City, and have been deeply impressed by their artful integrity.

Studio view of Moths, oil on theater muslin, 2005

You can see more of her work in Marcia Wood Gallery, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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