Rosalind Russell as Auntie Mame by Gerry Caban

Rosalind Russell as Auntie Mame

acrylic and tissue paper on canvas
over 6 years ago
A fabulours, joyous and powerful portrait. Love the colour palette!
over 6 years
I absolutely love it:the style and colors!!!
over 6 years
Awesome, impressive, great expression, lovely colors and style,5***** and greetings from Aneli
over 6 years
I just love this painting. There is so much life and expression in it. The background is great.
over 6 years
Gerry, I love your paintings!!! This style is unique!! Very well done!! Warm regards Angela
over 5 years
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Artist Statement
for Gerry Caban
The purpose of art is to inform and delight. Each work of art has its own level of intelligence. When you look at art what do you see?I paint what I know and love.I am a native Puerto Rican raised and educated in New Jersey. I 'm a huge fan of Vintage Hollywood,therefore my paintings reflect the old glamour of its stars. I work mostly with acrylics and use tissue paper in my backgrounds. My work has been discribed as poster pop art. I love using vibrant color in my pieces. The majority are on 11x14 canvas others are larger. I grew up during the 60s, hence my tribute to icons I love from that time period are represented here aswell. If they brought some measure of happiness to you then I succeeded in my mission.
Do you abstract painters really start with a blank canvas, and build from there or do you plan your abstract?
When I give abstract a go I take two sheets of card. I mix several different on my palette, then with my brush I slop blobs on to one sheet of card. I then... view answer
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