+Fine Art

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'Springtime in Japan at the Bellagio'

'Springtime in Japan at the Bellagio' was inspired by a visit to Las Vegas. Perhaps attributable to having just seen the Fabergé egg exhibition at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, or maybe it was the experience of walking beneath the hundreds of pieces from  Dale Chihuly that adorn the hotel's lobby ceiling. 

 

My wife and I ventured toward the Bellagio Conservatory to see the botanicals everyone was swarming over like bees...

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'Lady in Clothier'

In Toronto, Ontario, there is a little clothier hidden away in an alleyway. For those who don't know, a 'clothier' is a person or company that makes, sells, or deals in clothes or cloth...

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'Extraction'

'Extraction' is a look into the motivations behind establishing form, or responding to function.

On a large kitchen cutting board rests Philippe Starck's 'Juicy Salif Lemon Squeezer', designed by Philipe Starke in 1988, largely regarded...

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'Space Cowboy'

'Space Cowboy' is a 28" x 22" acrylic on canvas painting of a horse and was inspired by humanity's quest to continually explore and tame the wild and voyage into the unknown in this 2022 work by Ben Miley.

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'Seasons'

A twelve-inch by sixteen-inch acrylic on canvas early in Miley's catalogue, 'Seasons' shows a human response to the ever changing weather.

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'No Wake'

'No Wake' is a painting of a waterfront section of the Old Port in Portland, ME.

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