(late 20th century)
Thomas Connolly was active/lived in Maine, New York. Thomas Connolly is known for photo-real building exterior painting.
Biography Thomas Connolly
New York City street scenes, especially at dusk when the city seems
quiet and traffic is framed by tall, imposing skyscrapers is the
favorite subject matter of Thomas Connolly. Although his
paintings seem totally realistic in that buildings and skylines are
identifiable, he adds artistic innovation through his handling of light
and dark and atmosphere. There is a pervasive sense of quiet and
calm, especially in his many paintings that convey rain, fog or
encroaching dusk. However, his scenes usually have evidence of
human activity---people on the streets and running and parked
cars. Viewers who have been in the City know that these elements
create noise, not quiet, but Connolly is able to keep tight control
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