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Stamatis Skliris Collection




The Dynamic Earth
Stamatis Skliris'  Vision of the Past, Present, and Future
of American Natural Treasures

Thunder Springs, North Rim, $600

Niagara Falls 2, $700
Grand Canyon, $700
Arizona Cactus, $700
Sedona Cathedral Rock $1.300
Melody of Waters $600
Hollywood Hill, $700
Malibu 1, $1,000
Malibu 2, $850
Jordan Pond & Bubbles, $800
Fireweed & Arctic Cotton, $800
Buffalo, $1,900
Nighttime in Arizona, $1,900

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Jordan Pond and the Bubbles

jordan-pond-stamatisHere we have a lighting condition known as "contre lumiere." The viewer is set against the light, the distant hills are in shade, and the center of the lake acts as a mirror reflecting the sunlight. This glow gives a strong sense of the fluid and liquid character of the water. A tree with a thin red trunk seems to sway above the lake, and suggests motion above the peaceful and unmoving lake. The lake seems to turn its surface toward the viewer, and we have a bird's eye view, as though we are looking at the lake from above. A sense of quiet peace pervades the scene.

"Jordan Pond and the Bubbles"
Acrylic on canvas, New Jersey, July 2013.
Price: $800

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