Modern Art Week Featuring Stanley Bate!

In honor of Modern Art Week at Sorelle we would like to share some of our favorite Modern artists with you! In particular we are featuring Stanley Bate and his ability to create quick, impulsive painting with textural depth and movement.

Stanley Bate (b. 1903, d. 1972)

Stanley Bate (b. 1903, d. 1972)

Art is not an object, but an experience. To be able to perceive it, we need to be receptive… (As to) the metaphysical quality—-I would rather have it convey itself to the viewer. My paintings have no predetermined plan. They are usually worked out on the canvas. Their source may be subconscious, intuitive, unknown. I try to complete a painting in the shortest period of time in order to preserve the initial impulse. Whether my very personal feeling is communicated to the viewer, I don’t really care, nor do I think it makes any difference. It makes me paint, and I am gratified if someone finds some joy in my paintings.
— Stanley Bate

Even after his death in 1972, Stanley Bate’s paintings and sculpture continue to be exhibited across the U.S. and abroad. He has received many awards in both national and local competitions.  His work can be found in the following collections: Aldrich Collection, Nelson Rockefeller Collection, Library of Congress, Carnegie Institute, Albany Institute of History & Art, Berkshire Museum and Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute.

Sorelle’s exclusive collection of Bate’s paintings are yours for the hanging! Consider one of his pieces for your art collection - call to schedule an in-home consultation today. 203-920-1900

Some of our other favorite Modern Artists with a similar feel are: