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Keo Way @ 12th St. – DSM

11×14 oil on canvas

The north view looking out of my studio in downtown Des Moines at approximately 4:00 PM on a misty Friday night. I had been reading Erle Loran’s book on Cezanne, and it has influenced me. The color planes, the open palette, the lines, and the means, which were his own, by which he created depth.

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30×48 oil on canvas – sold

This is the Insurance Exchange building in downtown Des Moines, which used to be home to The Travelers, among other industry giants. The other building is currently Des Moines’ tallest building at 44 stories, known as 801 Grand and, home of the Principal Financial Group. This painting was a commission piece. It turned out well.