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Landscape Painting Now | From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism

. Excerpt from Landscape Painting Now | From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism ISCA GREENFIELD-SANDERS Born 1978, New York, NY, USA.  Lives in New York, NYIsca Greenfield-Sanders makes square-format landscape painting, often beach scenes, based on vintage 35mm color slides.  Her interest in the still image as a stand-in for memory led her to develop a multistep process that combines photography, watercolor, and oil.  She scans and manipulates the source image, creates a watercolor study, enlarges it to a square of thirty-five or sixty-three inches, and transfers it to a canvas using a pair grid that remains faintly visible.  The final layer is painted with oils to create depth and allow evidence of the layering beneath. Drawing on her background in visual arts and mathematics, she creates her work in series, sometimes producing up to ten images from a single slide. Greenfield-Sanders’s choices often reveal the amateurish nature of her photographic ...Read more

Cudjoe Bay

Cudjoe Bay 2014 Screenprint 8 x 8 inches Edition of 175, signed and numbered $350 To purchase the edition, please call Joyce Kuh at Grace Church School (212) 475-5609. Isca Greenfield-Sanders created the screenprint "Cudjoe Bay" to benefit the Scholarship Fund at Grace Church School.

Sky Beach (Pink)

Sky Beach (Pink) 2004 5 color aquatint and soft ground Paper size: 14½” x 13½” Image size: 7” x 7” Edition of 30 The pair of "Sky Beach" etchings (pink and blue) were created in 2004 with master printer Jennifer Melby in Brooklyn, NY.

Sky Beach (Blue)

Sky Beach (Blue) 2004 5 color aquatint and soft ground Paper size: 14½” x 13½” Image size: 7” x 7” Edition of 30 The pair of "Sky Beach" etchings (pink and blue) were created in 2004 with master printer Jennifer Melby in Brooklyn, NY.

Yellow Suit Diver

Yellow Suit Diver 2006 Color aquatint etching Somerset velvet white paper Image size 21" x 21" Paper size 32" x 31¼" Edition of 50 Purchase/Inquire Artist Isca Greenfield-Sanders collects and reworks photographs as part of her process. She uses images found in discarded family photo collections, selecting the part of each image that contains the most intriguing formal properties. Using modern technologies, she transfers the photographic image onto rice paper so it can serve as the foundation for a painting. At Paulson Press, she worked with a photographic key plate to achieve the same purpose with her prints. Ultimately, Greenfield-Sanders obliterates the actual photo image with paints and inks to uncover the found images’ essential meaning and beauty. “The Swimming Pool Etchings” combine centuries old techniques of painting and intaglio printing with late 20th-century photography and 21st century ...Read more

Red Suit Diver

Red Suit Diver 2006 Color aquatint etching Somerset velvet white paper Image size 21" x 21" Paper size 32" x 31¼" Edition of 50 Purchase/Inquire Artist Isca Greenfield-Sanders collects and reworks photographs as part of her process. She uses images found in discarded family photo collections, selecting the part of each image that contains the most intriguing formal properties. Using modern technologies, she transfers the photographic image onto rice paper so it can serve as the foundation for a painting. At Paulson Press, she worked with a photographic key plate to achieve the same purpose with her prints. Ultimately, Greenfield-Sanders obliterates the actual photo image with paints and inks to uncover the found images’ essential meaning and beauty. “The Swimming Pool Etchings” combine centuries old techniques of painting and intaglio printing with late 20th-century photography and 21st century ...Read more

Green Suit Bather

Green Suit Bather 2006 Color aquatint etching Somerset velvet white paper Image size 21" x 21" Paper size 32" x 31¼" Edition of 50 Purchase/Inquire Artist Isca Greenfield-Sanders collects and reworks photographs as part of her process. She uses images found in discarded family photo collections, selecting the part of each image that contains the most intriguing formal properties. Using modern technologies, she transfers the photographic image onto rice paper so it can serve as the foundation for a painting. At Paulson Press, she worked with a photographic key plate to achieve the same purpose with her prints. Ultimately, Greenfield-Sanders obliterates the actual photo image with paints and inks to uncover the found images’ essential meaning and beauty. “The Swimming Pool Etchings” combine centuries old techniques of painting and intaglio printing with late 20th-century photography and 21st century ...Read more

Blue Suit Bather

Blue Suit Bather 2006 Color aquatint etching Somerset velvet white paper Image size 21" x 21" Paper size 32" x 31¼" Edition of 50 Purchase/Inquire Artist Isca Greenfield-Sanders collects and reworks photographs as part of her process. She uses images found in discarded family photo collections, selecting the part of each image that contains the most intriguing formal properties. Using modern technologies, she transfers the photographic image onto rice paper so it can serve as the foundation for a painting. At Paulson Press, she worked with a photographic key plate to achieve the same purpose with her prints. Ultimately, Greenfield-Sanders obliterates the actual photo image with paints and inks to uncover the found images’ essential meaning and beauty. “The Swimming Pool Etchings” combine centuries old techniques of painting and intaglio printing with late 20th-century photography and 21st century ...Read more