I'm very interested in the painter El Greco because his work is expressionist. I painted "City of Light" in 2019. It was inspired by my trip to Italy in 2018 but also by the painting called "A View of Toledo" by El Greco painted in the 1600's. I would like to study this painting in Toledo and also the architecture of the region. I'm hoping to travel to Spain as soon as it is possible to travel.
Above: City of Light, Oil on Canvas, 30 x 48 x 1.5 inches Below: Detail of "City of Light" showing the unique texture of the painting.
Catherine Picard Gibbs
- Through my paintings, I have become attentive to the splendid drama of my everyday world; how light hangs on a tree or building, the movement or stillness of water passing under a bridge, the mystery of a tunnel, a church interior or the grit of a train yard. My work is contemporary but takes inspiration from painters of the past.