Posts made in 2015

Wedding Photograph Restored

Posted in Featured, Photo Restoration

Wedding Photograph Restored

This beautiful 16 x 20 photograph came to us recently and it really needed some help, as you can see. It had turned yellow, and had some pretty bad water damage. It was also mounted on a board that was very brittle, and it could not be flattened at all or it would crack into more pieces. As it was we had to tape some loose pieces together just to do the high resolution photograph for the restoration. This one took some serious attention, but the results were worth the effort. In this case leaving some of the old characteristics and irregularities of the original photograph was desirable, to...

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New Impressionistic Paintings 2

Posted in Impressionism

New Impressionistic Paintings 2

These are lovely impressionistic oil paintings, in various sizes. General sizes are 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, and 16×20 inches. Here are a few new works, most are already...

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New Impressionistic Paintings

Posted in Impressionism

New Impressionistic Paintings

These are lovely impressionistic oil paintings, in various sizes. General sizes are 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, and 16×20 inches. Here are a few new works, most are already...

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Cedar Bar

Posted in Abstract Art, Abstract Paintings, Sold

Cedar Bar

This painting by Lisa Strazza is one of her best known, and it was acquired recently from a collector that has several of her works. The story behind this painting can be seen here. Please note new photographs of this painting are being done, as these are too “hot” in color, and do not represent the painting...

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Spring in NYC

Posted in Black and White Photography, Contemporary Photography, Photography

Spring in NYC

This image, Spring in NYC, is a popular photograph in this Manhattan series by Strazza. It’s in several collections. Please call the gallery about sizes and...

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Standing in Line

Posted in Black and White Photography, Contemporary Photography, NYC, Photography

Standing in Line

This is another image done in the Lower Manhattan series by John Strazza. This one is also in the Kunstwerk Museum in Germany, collection of Alison and Peter Klein. Please call gallery for availability and...

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Man With Hat

Posted in Black and White Photography, Contemporary Photography, NYC, Photography

Man With Hat

One of John’s best know images, and first of many to make it’s way in to a fine museum. Available still in a three sizes, please call...

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Paintings damaged during a move

Posted in Art Restoration, Featured

Paintings damaged during a move

Sometimes things happen that we don’t expect while moving the contents of a home into another home. This unfortunate painting was mistakenly dropped onto a chandelier that was on the floor. A million to one you might say, but we see things like this quite often. It happens to the best of us (even professional movers). So we’re here to fix things just like this. The damage was extensive, and the painting fairly old and brittle to begin with. Here are some before and after shots of the restoration, which in the end needed to be re-lined with a new canvas backing. If you have a...

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What a little matting can do …

Posted in Art Restoration, Custom Picture Framing

What a little matting can do …

Sometimes a piece comes along that has some serious acid problems, and there’s not always a lot you can do (in a certain price range). But it can be de-acified, and the re-matted and framed. This is really helpful in stopping or slowing down the problem in many cases. It may seem obvious, but here are some photos, with and without mat, so you can see how nicely a print will clean up. We did treat this piece to stop, or at least very much slow down, the problem. It will look nice for years to come. These photos just show how nice a simple mat can be. Don’t give up on the pieces...

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Dioxazine Purple Abstract

Posted in Abstract Art, Abstract Paintings, Contemporary Art

Dioxazine Purple Abstract

This abstract entitled Dioxazine Purple Abstract is an acrylic piece, nicely framed, and it really has some serious color for any kind of space. Acrylic on cotton board Size: 22 x 28 inches Nicely framed in a wooden frame with a natural toned black finish....

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Green and Red Abstract

Posted in Abstract Art, Abstract Paintings, Contemporary Art

Green and Red Abstract

From the motion series, this acrylic has a lovely subtle colors just fitting for a quiet space. Acrylic on cotton board Size: 22 x 28 inches Framed in a great wood frame with natural black tones, perfect for this painting....

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Instant Photographs, Old Lyme Ct. 2

Posted in Contemporary Photography, Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs, Old Lyme Ct. 2

These images were taken in Old Lyme Ct. on the Ct. River. This group of photograph is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. More about this whole series HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Old Lyme, CT  ...

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Instant Photographs, Old Lyme Ct.

Posted in Contemporary Photography, Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs, Old Lyme Ct.

These images were taken in Old Lyme Ct. on the Ct. River. This group of photograph is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. More about this whole series HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Old Lyme, CT...

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Instant Photographs Ct. Series

Posted in Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs Ct. Series

These two images were taken on an overpass in Chester Ct. This group of photograph is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. More about this whole series HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Chester, CT  ...

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iPhoneography 2

Posted in iPhoneography, Mobile Photography, Photography

iPhoneography 2

Five images from the Wawayanda series.        ...

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iPhoneography

Posted in iPhoneography, Mobile Photography, Photography

iPhoneography

Mobile photography is a huge part of my work. In a way it always has been because I have used small cameras all my life. But of course we’re talking about iPhones here. I’ll be posting a lot of work here and be talking about this more … but for now it’s still a photograph and that’s the most important part, not so much the way it was taken....

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Instant Photographs Series 7

Posted in Contemporary Photography, Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs Series 7

This small photograph is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. This image was taken in Westpost, Ct. and it is a particular favorite of mine. If you want more details about these images, I have written more about them HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Westport, CT Being an original instant film photograph, they are of course one of a kind; there is only one....

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Instant Photographs Series 6

Posted in Contemporary Photography, Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs Series 6

This small photograph is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. This blue image is a favorite, taken at Saugatuck Bay, Westport, Ct. If you want more details about these images, I have written more about them HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Westport, CT Being an original instant film photograph, they are of course one of a kind....

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Instant Photographs Series 5

Posted in Contemporary Photography, Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs Series 5

This group of small photograph is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. Every artist has their favorites, and this is one of mine taken at the Saugatuck Bay area in Westport, CT. If you want more details about these images, I have written more about them HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Westport, CT Being an original instant film photograph, they are of course one of a kind; there is only one....

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Instant Photographs Series 4

Posted in Contemporary Photography, Instant Photographs, Photography

Instant Photographs Series 4

This image is from my Instant Photographs Series, many images of which were taken in and around New England. If you want more details about these images, I have written more about them HERE. The image size on these is: 1.75 x 2.5 inches. The film size is: 2.25 x 3.25 inches. Each signed in pencil by artist. Photo taken in Westport, CT Being an original self contained instant film photograph, these are one of a kind; there is only one....

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