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RAY LAGSTEIN

Improvisation and experimentation mark Lagstein’s work, both as a painter and a musician. His compositional variation, neither methodical or premeditated, are evident in his strong accents, vigorous brushstrokes and richly textured surfaces. His more recent work has taken on a more simplistic evolution, a somewhat playful relaxation and a rejection of formal constraints.

Lagstein has studied with Eleanor Grace Miller at ROCA for many years, as well as Gale Bennett, in Giverney, France, and Nigel Konstam at the Verrochio Art Center in Tuscany.  He has exhibited at the Union Art Center, Sparkill, NY;  Outside In Gallery, Piermont, NY; Amis Gallery, Nyack, NY; Renaissance Art Gallery, Orangeburg, NY; Blue Hill Art and Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY; Pomona Cultural Center, NY; RoCA, W Nyack, NY; Garner Arts & Industrial Ctr, Garnerville,NY.

Ray’s gallery in Nyack, NY, is dedicated to the perpetuation of fine art in all mediums, including film, animation and crafts.

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797 - 36x36 acrylic/canvas
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592 - 24x24 acrylic/canvas

#682  48x36 acrylic on canvas.   unframed

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650 - 36x36 acrylic/canvas
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774 - 36x36. acrylic/canvas
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678 - 36x36 acrylic/canvas
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516 - 48x36 acrylic/canvas
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697 - 36x48. acrylic/canvas
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621 - 36x48 acrylic/canvas
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Idiomatic.
A visual language, non-conforming and often an unconscious  distortion.

#796 -28 x 22

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Color Field
Dominated by a single color, broken by line or shape.

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Gestural Abstraction
Intuitive expression
 

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Landscape
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