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Visions Of Florence Sold

March 9th, 2016

Visions Of Florence Sold

Michael's latest oil on canvas "Visions of Florence" is currently receiving much affection and emotional reviews..

Most observers have poured their own personal interpretation into this artwork while pondering what she maybe thinking and feeling?

"She seems to be in and out of the background" remarked one female observer.
The question often arises, Is she there or is it a dream, perhaps a memory, or just how it feels to her?

The background was created with many complex layers of oils that were applied with both brush and palette knife.
The figure is somewhat more defined and yet the question remains. " Is she really there, overlooking Florence or is the vision of Florence the figure?

This artwork has now sold.

Tuscan Lemon Tree SOLD

March 9th, 2016

Tuscan Lemon Tree SOLD

This popular 60x48 inch gallery wrapped canvas glows with rich earthy Tuscan warmth.

Michael recalls how much affection he poured into this piece. It remains one of his most favorite creations.

"It was a very special feeling for me to release this painting to someone who truly cherished and valued it for all of the reasons that I did while creating it" said Michael.


Michael Rock Featured In Stateside Magazine

April 2nd, 2012

Michael Rock Featured In Stateside Magazine

The art of Michael Rock features in the April/May edition of the Stateside Magazine in Santa Barbara California

Rhapsody A Melody In Paint

February 8th, 2012

Rhapsody      A Melody In Paint

'Rhapsody' is often used as a musical term to descibe an emotional effect or its improvisational qualities.
Michael chose this name to describe the feeling of the flowing movement and harmony.
It's a painting where your senses are free to explore.

Michael's works have often been described as 'lyrical' and 'ethereal'.
This latest oil on canvas is a 'melody in paint'.

Michael is greatly inspired from listening to classical symphonies and his brush strokes are influenced by the music.

You can see more of Michael's past work and keep up to date with his latest releases.
Just visit his web site to see more.

Michael's art is available in print formats ( including cards ) and some originals are available.