Stephen Magsig is active/lives in Michigan, Ohio. Stephen Magsig is known for architecture-facades, urban streetscapes.
Biography Stephen Magsig
A painter of moody, urban landscapes, Stephen Magsig was born in
Toledo, Ohio and settled with his artist wife, Janet Hamrick, in
Ferndale, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Although he began as an
abstract painter, much of his mature work is highly realistic.
This transformation occurred when he began photographing industrial
buildings in Detroit in 1987, and became increasingly focused on
their architectural details. However, he says of his paintings
that he is not trying to recreate a photograph but is trying to paint
Many of his paintings are inspired by slide shots of
Manhattan and Detroit, and he works on one painting at a time,
sketching the initial drawing in indigo.
He had his first solo
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