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Thelma Appel

 (born 1940)
Thelma Appel is active/lives in New York.  Thelma Appel is known for painting.

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Ms. Thelma Appel is a painter whose work clearly represents a natural development and extension of the artistic thinking of the immediate past.

The central subject in her work is landscape.  Landscape painting, and in fact most painting, has historically been treated as foreground, middleground and background.  Ms. Appel's paintings, however, destroy the illusion of space. Instead, her filaments and shapes float on the surface of the canvass in a charming network of gauzy intricacies.

The various ideas about how to represent three dimensional form on a two dimensional picture plane have preoccupied artists since the Renaissance. Modern painting especially has explored and redefined the representation of value in spac   ...  Displaying 750 of 3802 characters.

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"Llano Prairie", c.1975, Oil on Canvas, signed and titled verso, 24 x 96 in.
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