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State Street  by Joe Helms

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35″×34″, oil on canvas

Original available

I would define my style as modern classical. I’m interested in life’s little dramas. Using allegory and symbolism there evolves a suspension of disbelief. Drawing the viewer in and along a storyline. I’m interested in tapping into the collective unconscious so each individual viewer forms their own personal narrative from the piece. I strive for a contrast between a calm and uneasy with a pensive quality: the instance before the event…
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  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonover 3 years ago

    wow… amazing amazing painting, joe… feels grand and demands attention… : )

  • Kate Eller
    Kate Ellerover 3 years ago

    Grand, grand, grand Joe! Everything about it is just beautifully done. Wonderful detail and magnificent water!

  • Mrswillow
    Mrswillowover 3 years ago

    Stunning image! I agree with Kate and mimi! I especially LOVE the water…beautifully painted!

  • Hassan Khan
    Hassan Khanover 3 years ago

    wow this is amazing! Ismail above me said it perfectly!

  • MattCole
    MattColeover 3 years ago

    Excellent work! Great control of your the water

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Great composition and rendering of the different surfaces. The water really feels like it’s moving.

  • Joe Helms
    Joe Helmsover 2 years ago

    thank you everyone for your kind words

  • Cynthia Lund Torroll
    Cynthia Lund T...over 2 years ago

    A phenomenal painting.

  • thank you so much

    – Joe Helms

  • Mike  Waldron
    Mike Waldronover 2 years ago

    The 1st comment is spot on – this demands attention and reflects well the beauty and awesomeness of cities : )

  • Thank you Mike….it’s hard shooting for and hitting awesomeness..:) Some time I get lucky….

    – Joe Helms

  • MoonlightLover
    MoonlightLoverover 2 years ago

    Bamboozled and Gobsmacked! : ))

  • oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

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