Kinkade is perhaps one the most collected American Artists of his
generation. His incandescent artwork of
pastels and lighting textures has set him apart from other artists of similar
style. Paintings by Thomas
Kinkade are enormously popular with consumers.
10th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500
his most recent works, the series of Thomas Kinkade Paintings devoted to the
Indianapolis 500 are some of the most popular of American art buyers. These colorful and highly detailed portraits
cover various periods over the past century and are full of interesting little
surprises if you look closely enough.
the usual flair of other works by Thomas Kinkade, his mastery of light and
illumination are demonstrated with backgrounds of sunlight beaming through
white, puffy clouds shining down on glistening automobiles and bandstands
packed with spectators.
Hidden Gems Within
these paintings by Thomas Kinkade, you will find interesting little details and
hidden gems. The images are so highly
detailed, showing thousands of individual spectators in the bleachers, that you
very often see something new every time you look at it. He cleverly placed automobiles from several
different eras into the same image while also including the magnificent and
renowned Pagoda which is a “must” for any significant illustration of this
fact, Thomas Kinkade got very creative when crafting the individual fans
watching the race from the sidelines. If
you look closely, you will find Dale Earnhardt cheering along with the rest of
the fans. He even included an homage to
his favorite artist whom he admired as a child, Norman Rockwell, by including
his image as well.
Kinkade Paintings Make History
incorporating so many diverse elements into these wonderful paintings, from the
Indianapolis skyline to the historically significant Brickyard, Thomas Kinkade
set out to create a little piece of American History. His portraits were used as the covers for the
Indianapolis 500 Media Guide as well as for the 2009 Indianapolis 500 Official
of your personal opinion about paintings by Thomas Kinkade, one cannot deny
that his works have sold millions, which is a rare fete for any living
artist. He had a unique ability to
foresee what the public wanted and then was able to deliver. His recent death in April of 2012 has only
solidified his reputation as a leading American artist in the line of his
admired Norman Rockwell.
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