JOHN POTOTSCHNIK FINE ART

Deceased Artists

Jean-Francois Millet

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Just one month separated the deaths of two of my favorite artists. One died wealthy and highly esteemed in the eyes of the public, art critics and fellow artists…the other » Read More

The legacy of Paul Strisik

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“I feel that God’s sunlight on a single blade of grass is such a miracle and so difficult to capture in paint, it is worth a lifetime of trying”- Paul Strisik » Read More

Corot: Figurative works

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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875) is one of history’s greatest landscape painters. He attained that honored position, and public acceptance, rather late in life. In fact » Read More

Corot: Early landscapes

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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875) in his day was considered one of the premier landscape painters of all time. Claude Monet said of him, » Read More

The best plein air painter of all time?

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The rooms were softly lit and human voices were as whispers…distant and subdued…yet the sound was deafening. Despite the noise, there was present a prevailing sense of awe and respect…maybe even reverence. I was standing in the presence of greatness…a giant. » Read More