N*des-of-the-Month from Barebrush

A Juried Selection by Gary T. Erbe, Allied Artists of America, President Emeritus
Nudes of the Month MAY 2010

May 2010

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1*
Cubismn glass by Guenter Knop
2
New Hope by John Luce Lockett
3
Global Cause for Exaltation by Adrienne Mills
4
Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles
5*
Venus by Michael Newberry
6
Hand on Hip by Harald Grote
7
Untitled by Alana Clemens
8
Primavera by Janet A. Cook
9
Kate_A_3-15-10--8AB by Dan McCormack
10
Modern Romance by Kathryn Wasserman
11
Zebra by Michael Apice
12*
Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King
13
Mardi Gras(the baby's out of the cake) by Stephanie Fuller
14
AMALIA by Jon Rettich
15
Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price
16
Spring by Martin Danjue
17
A Brief History of the Universe by Merrill  Brace
18
Reassured by Russell Morgan
19
Sunday Rebecca by Bill Teitsworth, NWS
20
N*de St*dy 2010F by C. Charles Wang
21
Leaning by Emily Stedman
22*
PASSIONATE by BEN RIVIERE-NAZARENO
23
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton
24*
Hold On by Terry Hinkle
25
Human Nature by Penelope Przekop
26
TINTERN'S MAN No. 11 by William Thierfelder
27
Missy - Black Stockings by Stephen Panoushek
28
Fan 1 by Eric Angeloch
29
Torso 2 by Sara Swan
30
Figure With Candle by EKM
31
Colorful Overhead by Tina Johnston
     

Personal Vision, Part I — Gary T. Erbe (pronounced err-bee) is an artist of exceedingly high standards and exacting vision. Erbe coined the term “Levitational Realism” for his unique and highly distinctive approach to Trompe L’Oeil painting. When asked to select the art for barebrush for the May and June 2010 N*des-of-the-Month, he felt his personal view was not a problem. Erbe pointed out that he enjoys all types of art and many different approaches. Erbe especially likes work which displays both originality of vision and skill in execution. He selected Cubism Glass by German-born New York artist, Guenter Knop to begin the month. He was impressed by California artist, Michael Newberry's Venus. Another work Erbe liked for its approach was Reclining Nude by Peter King of New Mexico. Erbe appreciated Passionate by Ben Riviere-Nazerano of London, UK. Terry Hinkle's Hold On was an instant pick. “I like the colors,” he said.

The placement of the art between the two calendars (May and June) reveals an interesting dynamic. Barebrush founder, Ilene Skeen noted that looking at the two calendars together, the overall feeling of May is serene. Reassured by Russell Morgan and Leaning by Emily Stedman both show couples in quiet situations. There is a feeling of relaxed solitude, except for a few lively pieces like Primavera by Janet A. Cook, Zebra by Michael Apice and Mardi Gras (the baby's out of the cake) by Stephani Fuller.

The 31 artists represented in May, 2010, in day order are: 1* Guenter Knop, 2 John Luce Lockett, 3 Adrienne Mills, 4 Cynthia Angeles, 5* Michael Newberry, 6 Harald Grote, 7 Alana Clemens, 8 Janet A. Cook, 9 Dan McCormack, 10 Kathryn Wasserman, 11 Michael Apice, 12* Peter Wong King, 13 Stephanie Fuller, 14 Jon Rettich, 15 Angelique Moselle Price, 16 Martin Danjue, 17 Merrill Brace, 18 Russell Morgan, 19 Bill Teitsworth, NWS, 20 C. Charles Wang, 21 Emily Stedman, 22* BEN RIVIERE-NAZARENO, 23 Jeremy Holton, 24* Terry Hinkle, 25 Penelope Przekop, 26 William Thierfelder, 27 Stephen Panoushek, 28 Eric Angeloch, 29 Sara Swan, 30 EKM, 31 Tina Johnston.

Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings. Five artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. The top three artists receive additional prizes. You can also vote for “My Favorite N*de,” the poll which includes all of the art in the calendar. The top three artists in “My Favorite N*de” receive one (1) complementary listing. Winners announced June 1st.

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*Curators' Choice nominee. Nominees for the N*de-of-the-Month were selected by the guest curator as Curator's Choice. All barebrush curators have an opportunity to rank the Curator's Choice in their own special poll. Winners determined by a statistical combination of the curators and popular votes.

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Enjoy!

Winners below:
(winner, day, prize)

Curators' Choice

1st:
Michael Newberry (5), +65 points
2nd:
Guenter Knop (1), +30 points
3rd:
Ben Riviere-Nazareno (7), +16 points
 
Honorable Mention:
Peter King (12)
Terry Hinkle (24)

 

My Fav N*de

Results for your Favs:
1st:
Harald Grote (6)
2nd:
Cynthia Angeles (4)
3rd:
Jeremy Holten (23)

 

Congratulations all!

 

 

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