Feel The Paint

Feel The Paint
New York City's Betty Cunningham Gallery   will open the first show of its 2016 fall season right after Labor Day.  The artist: Beverly McIver.   Bevery McIver is a powerful force in contemporary American art. She applies an impasto of primary oil colors onto canvas to vividly express the emotions of her portrait subjects. Often it is the face of a family member, friend or herself that McIver paints to explore the human psyche and struggle. Her work has been reviewed by the New York Times , and in 2011, Art in America magazine recognized her as one of the "Top Ten in Painting".  New Work, Enduring Themes In addition to being a successful painter, McIver is Esbenshade Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University. Summer will bring the artist more time to work on two new series of paintings for her upcoming September show. In a …