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"Flatiron Building, New York City"

Documentation Signed
Origin United States, New York
Period New
Materials Acrylic paint on board
W. 16 in; H. 12 in; D. 2.75 in;
W. 40.64 cm; H. 30.48 cm; D. 6.99 cm;
Condition Excellent
Creation Date 2020
Description Beautiful acrylic on board painting of the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City in a winter snowstorm. Signed middle bottom. Condition is excellent. Recently completed in 2020. Overall measurements 23.25 by 19.25 framed in a antique style gesso over wood frame.

The distinctive triangular shape of the Flatiron Building, designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham and built in 1902, allowed it to fill the wedge-shaped property located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway. The building was intended to serve as offices for the George A. Fuller Company, a major Chicago contracting firm. At 22 stories and 307 feet, the Flatiron was never the city’s tallest building, but always one of its most dramatic-looking, and its popularity with photographers and artists has made it an enduring symbol of New York for more than a century.

East End artist, John Crimmins was born in New York in 1963. As an American Impressionist painter, he lives in New York and he is very active in the Hamptons. Incredibly, he is self-taught, having studied the works and techniques of the prominent American artist Charles Hawthorne and living by his saying “Let Color make form”. If you view John’s paintings at close inspection you will see single spots of color silhouetted with another which not only shows his skill but his passion and intricate dedication to his work. His paintings are done 'alla prima', that in Italian means 'at first attempt', it is a painting technique, used mostly in oil painting, in which layers of wet paint are applied to previously administered layers of wet paint. With this style of painting the work is to be completed while the paint is still wet, so once started his works are finished in one session.

He is a member of the East End Arts Council and his paintings are a part of the Ken Ratner Collection and the Southold Historical Society in New York. His works were a part of the Islip Art Museum IAM Pocket sized open Call Exhibition in 2015. He is mostly known for his flag and beach paintings.
Styles / Movements Post Impressionism
Incollect Reference Number 421042
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