Fifth Street, 1993, Tobin Sprout, American b. 1955, 42 x 32 inches, oil on canvas, $9,800

Carefully Described Terrain, Part 3 of 3: Now Leaving Modernism

Off-Screen Drama Now that the scene has been set and the lighting tweaked to perfection, we can see there are actually two players in this drama. We see a feminine shadow cast from the window above the fire hydrant and a masculine shadow cast from the elevated street light. Continued from "Carefully Described Terrain, Sprout's…Read more Carefully Described Terrain, Part 3 of 3: Now Leaving Modernism

Maine’s Diana Young, Virtuoso ‘Painter of Places,’ Joins Flood Fine Art

Flood Content is honored to be representing Diana Young, a virtuoso landscape painter based in Bangor, Maine. In 2017, Young began her sixth decade living and working in the US state famous for breathtaking beauty, natural diversity, and small town charm. Having resisted the formality of gallery representation since before the 1980s fine art boom,…Read more Maine’s Diana Young, Virtuoso ‘Painter of Places,’ Joins Flood Fine Art

To Be The Envy Of Museum Directors: Owning A Big Deal Painting

It is epic in scale at 60 x 40 inches, fit for a vaulted space. It is historically important. It has amazing stories. It is beautifully executed. It fits snuggly in the trajectory of 20th Century art, taking Photorealism from Commercial Pop to Postmodern Identity and Contextuality. It would be at home in a major…Read more To Be The Envy Of Museum Directors: Owning A Big Deal Painting

Sprout’s “Phone Booth”: Gateway From Commercial To Gallery

After contributing to some of the very earliest Guided By Voices albums and working with his own band fig. 4 ("At Bay" by fig. 4 - YouTube), Tobin Sprout moved from Dayton to Florida’s Siesta Key, just south of Tampa. For a handful of years Sprout worked creating visuals and illustrations for a local promotional…Read more Sprout’s “Phone Booth”: Gateway From Commercial To Gallery

Tobin Sprout’s “Lighthouse” On The Market After 30 Years

“Lighthouse” is a seminal Photorealism piece by Tobin Sprout that has recently come up for sale on One of my favorite painters also plays really amazing music. Painted as a gift for Sprout's mother at the beginning of his technical transformation to Photorealism, this work from her estate has just come on the market after…Read more Tobin Sprout’s “Lighthouse” On The Market After 30 Years