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Photograph of Artist JIM LIVELY
JIM LIVELY
Dallas, Texas - United States


, Topographical Error, Abstract Landscape, $2,205
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, What Might Have Been, Abstract, $2,205
, Little Black Dress, Abstract, $1,890
, Fashion Tribe, Abstract, $2,415
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, All Tomorrows Parties, Abstract, $2,205
, A Fresh Start, Abstract, $1,995

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Artist Statement

Whether portrayed in the abstract, realism, or somewhere in between, I am most influenced by both the beautiful and unattractive components of contemporary urban culture. Many times, one painting will reflect both components. My art tends to focus upon interesting juxtapositions of close-up images of human faces. Often, the larger images border upon realism and are caught expressing a panoply of emotions usually directed at the other images that share the canvas. Several of my recent works such as the tongue in cheek entitled "Lenin and Things" contain unlikely combinations of images such as a statue of Lenin which is dwarfed by a billboard size fashion model displaying a vacuous stare. A number of works contain both large images and interrelated small images. For example in the painting "Staring at Natalie", all the smaller images are a depiction of a collective group of voyeurs staring at a larger image of a posed fashion model. I want those viewing the painting to be the ultimate voyeur. The viewer is not only drawn initially to the larger image in its own right but also cannot help but then notice the relationship of the smaller images to the large image. Works displayed on my website are representative of the last few years of my work....

Original Artworks (331)

Jim Lively, topographical error, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
48 x 36 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, what might have been, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
48 x 36 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, little black dress, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
30 x 48 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, customed tailored, 2017, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2017
30 x 48 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, fashion tribe, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
30 x 51 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, all tomorrows parties, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
30 x 56 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, a fresh start, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
26 x 56 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Day Dream Believer, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
30 x 30 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Blind Ambition, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, The Other Side of Growth, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Fearsome Foursome, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Asymmetrical Contention, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Opportunity, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Survivor, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
16 x 16 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Adverse Possession, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
12 x 15 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Steadfast, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
12 x 12 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, Winter Midnight, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
16 x 16 x 2 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, A Perfect Indian Summer, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 30 x 5 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, NonConformist, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 30 x 5 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Jim Lively, The Continents, 2016, Original Mixed Media,    inches
Jim Lively
Original Mixed Media, 2016
48 x 30 x 5 inches (W x H x D)
United States


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