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Collector Favorites: Bestselling Artists of April
Ever wondered what other people are buying for their personal art collections? Though your tastes may differ, seeing what others are purchasing can help you discover new artists whose works you might not otherwise have considered.
Below, meet 5 artists who have proven to be popular favorites with our collectors. For more ideas, browse our recently sold works and contact our curators who can help you find similar works in your budget.
Hai Linh Le
Vietnamese artist Hai Linh Le’s soft, Impressionistic landscapes are guided by the artist’s emotions. For Hai, the goal of his artwork is to convey these emotions to the viewer and allow for a cathartic and contemplative experience. Hai has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Vietnam, Japan, the Philippines, the United States, Portugal, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. He received his BFA in Studio Art from Harvard University and is a member of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association. See more of Hai’s work here.
Based in Pasadena, California, Richard Parker creates Hyperrealistic drawings of writing tools and other everyday objects using charcoal, ink, pastels, and chalk. These intricate drawings pay homage to the design of such commonplace objects. Richard has been an adjunct professor at both USC and Pasadena City College, and ten of his drawings are found in the permanent collection of the USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los Angeles. Since 1985, Richard’s work has been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions across California, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas. See more of Richard’s work here.
A product of the artist’s preoccupation with time and memory, Andrei Varga’s uncanny portraits have an eerie sense of familiarity. He uses oil paints to create complex and spontaneous compositions representing forgotten or distorted memories. Born in Romania and currently based in Dublin, Ireland, Andrei received his MFA from the University of Art and Design in Cluj- Napoca, Romania. He has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Romania, Italy, Ireland, Austria, Portugal, and Hungary. See more of Andrei’s work here.
Spanish artist Carlos García designs dynamic wall sculptures from mirror, glass, and metal. In his most recent “Origami” series, Carlos uses mirrors and colored glass placed at opposing angles to create a portal effect. Since graduating with a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Salamanca, Spain, he has participated in dozens of solo and group exhibitions in Spain, France, Germany, Brussels, Japan, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the United States. Carlos’s work is held in the National Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Art Center, and the private collections of Cristiano Ronaldo, King Felipe VI, and Queen Letizia of Spain. See more of Carlos’s work here.
Italian-born and California-based artist Anyes Galleani creates expressive abstract paintings reflecting the influences of nature and Los Angeles street art. A former fashion photographer who moved to the countryside, Anyes paints intentional compositions meant to aid in positive thinking and the manifestation of desires. She received her BA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Since 1991, Anyes has exhibited across California and the broader United States. See more of Anyes’s work here.
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