Katherine Gianaclis

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Angel Twenty-One

“These angels were the antithesis of every dark path she had ever trod down before. Here was only elation. Beauty without question of degree, just do, just be.”

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Angel Sixteen

“There were never any names for the angels. We just numbered them.”

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“I always thought seeing Twinkie soaring up in the heavens was fitting for him. He was a one of a kind cat. I suppose this painting is what he’s doing … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

One of the Ladies (from Triptych) 1997

This is one of the Ladies. Gianaclis’ Triptych. The Ladies are beautiful, they are seductive and they are all and they are one.

June 24, 2012 · 1 Comment


 As a younger painter Gianaclis was a maverick, very meticulous, very precise. She said the ruffles on a copy of a portrait by Peter Paul Rubens was the most difficult thing … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment