Itala Langmar

I have been a painter since the age of six and a poet since my middle thirties. My work started out realistic but became increasingly abstract. Lately I have incorporated my poems on the surface of the canvas using hand made paper and therefore the words become images. Lyricism is the nature of the way I paint.
I have had many one person shows and I have been published in many scholarly essays including several additions of the American Art Collector. My latest show was at Creative Coworkers Gallery in Evanston IL. The subject was color. I created twelve acrylic abstract paintings, red, blue, green, white, black, and the gentle turquoise inspired by the Venetian lagoon where I grew up and studied art.
This piece is based on the bright electric colors that we see in all the fashion and decorating style of the moment.
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Itala Langmar