Exclusive Collection by Texan Ecole de Paris Artist Bill Parker at Banks Fine Art

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Unlike some art galleries that have come and gone in the Dallas area, Banks Fine Art has established itself for more than 30 years. This hybrid gallery has distinguished itself by selling beauty and quality from both living and antique artists.

The gallery is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Bob and Maloree Banks. Bob specializes in antique artists, and has recently acquired a rare collection from artist Bill Parker, which he was introduced to six years ago. Parker was an Ecole de Paris artist who worked with Hans Hoffmann.

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Parker was born in Josephine, Texas in 1922, but spent many years painting abroad and participating in the School of Paris exhibitions. He was a master of Abstract Expressionism. In this painting of his pictured above, you see that he has combined color to a maximum force. The combination shapes and patterns these colors captures the viewer’s eye as it moves it throughout the composition.

“I was struck by his colors, textures, his forward thinking and his brilliant compositions,” said Banks.

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The Winners of ASID Austin's 27th Annual Design Excellence Awards Ceremony

The ASID Austin Design Community held its 27th Annual Design Excellence Awards ceremony on November 7, at Abel's on the Lake. Austin's premiere design community joined in to celebrate creativity, innovation, and achievement in interior design. The evening’s festivities began with a fajita bar, cocktails, and a photo booth.

Designers viewed and experienced new products from 22 vendors including, Dorado Stone Distributors, Anchor Ventana, Cosentino, Legen Lighting, BMC, Crossville Tile & Stone, Daltile, Decorum Architectural Stone, High Tech Flooring and Design, Kravet/Lee Jofa, Stockton Hicks Laffey, Stone SOlutions, Travis Tile, Kingwood Fine Cabinetry, Architectural Tile & Stone, Austin Stone Works, Exteriors Designer Showroom, Sherle Wagner Intl, Sunsational Solutions, Texas Sun & Shade, and Tufenkian Artisan Carpets.

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Gremillion & Co. Fine Art Hosts Reception to Celebrate the Opening of Artist Hunt Slonem's Collection "From Here to Eternity"

 

“My work is really just pure Spirit.” - Hunt Slonem 

GREMILLION &CO. FINE ART, INC. is pleased to represent New York artist Hunt Slonem and will host his Dallas inaugural exhibition on Thursday, December 6, 6p.m. – 8p.m.

Slonem has exhibited extensively throughout the world during the 30 years of his career. More than seventy institutions, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and Wurth Museum, Kunzelsau, Germany, have collected his work.

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Painted Ceilings

 

Painted ceilings have this similar feel of a negative of a photograph. It's flipped from colorful walls and white celings to white/light walls and colorful ceilings. It's startling in a delightful way. 

Colored ceilings are great for creating the illusion of there being more architectural detail, dimension and light than there actually is in a space.

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Buy Your Tickets Today for ASID's 27th Design Excellence Awards (Austin)

 

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Slocum Street Style 2012 Another Success

Slocum Street Style 2012 was once again a great success. Yesterday evening, Slocum Street brimmed with design enthusiasts and curious others strolling along leisurely from showroom to showroom in the twilight of the evening. Each showroom was full of the bustle of lively conversation.

The spread at McGannon Showrooms

They helped soothe the growl of people’s stomachs by serving light bites and drinks. Also featured in each showroom were individual raffle prizes for people in attendance. For those with bigger appetites, there were food trucks located on a few street corners filled with the smells of mouth-watering food.

The Kitchen Source had chefs from Subzero whip up some scrumptious tex mex finger foods for guests.

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Artmatters Gallery to Throw Opening Reception for Magic Faces

 

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Inspire! 2012

 

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Gremillion & Co. Fine Art to Unveil its Assemblage Exhibition

 

Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc. is pleased to celebrate the opening of our third season in Dallas with an exhibition of recent work from The United States and Europe. The show is comprised of paintings and sculpture from a group of artists with whom we have enjoyed long standing relationships.

The essence of our company over the past 32 years in the Houston market is the provision of financial and professional support for serious artists.

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Spruce Up Those Shelves

 

Spruce up shelves by giving them a charming and cohesive look, with an exciting backdrop, by applying contact paper, bright paint, scrapbook paper, or fabric to the back of a bookshelf. If you don't want to commit to a particular design or color scheme, measure the bookshelf's back panel and mount the background material on poster board cut to the size of each shelf. This can really give a space a whole new ambiance.

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