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Modern impressionism oil painting of Grand Canyon National Park, by Erin Hanson

Arizona Light



26 x 23 in



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Soft, late morning light illuminates the other side of the Grand Canyon, seen from the South Kaibab trail. The impasto brush strokes in this oil painting are loose and impressionistic, alive with color and motion.


ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other havens of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, which is now taught in art schools around the world. With thousands of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, and she is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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