Michael Ramseur is active/lives in Massachusetts. Michael Ramseur is known for expressionist pastel painting-hospital themes.
Biography Michael Ramseur
A painter whose style has been likened to Vincent Van Gogh, Michael
Ramseur is known for his expressionist scenes that speak of the fragile
spirit of human beings "as well as the shimmering, glowing, shadowy,
sometimes sinister impenetrability of their shelter, their home, their
'prison' " (gallery art). A recurring, 'obsessive' subject for
him is the Danvers State Hospital in Massachusetts, and the people
behind its walls. Although the settings are the exterior of the
building, the structure and its landscape seem actively 'nightmarish'
as though pushed around by the unhappiness and turbulence inside.
His customary vantage point is looking up, as though positioned at the
bottom of a hill below the fa
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