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This is a book about the paintings of Seattle artist Randy McCoy by Maine Sunday Telegram and Portland Press Herald art critic Daniel Kany. McCoy was a student of Richard Poussette-Dart at the Art Students League in New York City. He has won numerous awards and shown his paintings across the country. Kany is an art historian. His 15 page essay compares McCoy's earlier car paintings to his new series dedicated to abstract forms - including cast and collaged paints on abstract canvases. As well the book and the essay show a bit about McCoy's prints and explain something of their origin in the work of McCoy's wife who is a scientist for a major Seattle biotech firm. The book is beautifully designed and contains a substantial but enjoyably insightful text by Kany.

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About the Author

Daniel Kany
dankany Portland, Maine
Daniel Kany is an art critic, art historian and art dealer. His criticism appears regularly in the Maine Sunday Telegram and the Portland Press Herald. His published books and catalogs include "Robert Kantor: The Hope Series and Other Sculptures," "Judith Kindler: Consume," "Lino Tagliapietra: Maestro," "La Ballata del Vetro Soffiato" and "The 2008 Photo-a-Go-Go." Kany lives in Cumberland, Maine with his wife and two sons.

Publish Date  December 22, 2009

Dimensions  Small Square  38 pgs Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Fine Art

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Comments (3)

gehlartbook

gehlartbook says

this is brilliant! I can't wait to get my copy.

posted at 10:12am Dec 23 PST

emgleason

emgleason says

I just love the 3d aspect of randy's paintings,,,,can't wait to see the whole exhibition that guy can paint,,,,,

posted at 08:12pm Dec 22 PST

sgarber

sgarber says

Randy, is a great person and a truly amazing talent. I'm truly honored to own a couple of his earlier car paintings. This book is on my post holiday buy list. Cheers to both of you.

posted at 08:03pm Dec 22 PST

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