Michael Newberry

Michael Newberry

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Michael Newberry has been pioneering figurative art for over four decades with his unpredictable brand of beauty, optimism, and passion. Some of his notable paintings are Denouement, Icarus Landing, Puccini, Manhattan at Night (with the Twin Towers), and his current Arabesque Lovers' Series. He has exhibited in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, New York, Rome, Athens, and he will have an upcoming show in Washington D.C. in the fall of 2017.

He discovered Rembrandt at 11 years-old, Ayn Rand at 20, and Puccini at 26; they have fueled his lifelong excitement for light, aesthetics, and the best of the human spirit. He has also written and lectured on the visual arts covering contemporary representational artists, postmodernists, symbolism, and the aesthetics of Rand and Kant. Two well-received articles are Detecting Value Judgments in Painting, and Terrorism and Postmodern Art.

He was the founder of Newberry Gallery in Santa Monica, 2008-10 and he was the founder of Foundation for the Advancement of Art in 2003. Important collectors are Jag Grossman, Stephen Hicks, and Chan Luu.

Arabesque - Heterosexual Couple
Arabesque - Heterosexual Couple
  • 48 x 60 in
Puccini
Puccini
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  • 16 x 19 in
The Collector
The Collector
  • 60 x 50 in
Unbearable Lightness of Being
Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • 36 x 58 in
Glass Vases
Glass Vases
  • 18 x 24 in
Whispers
Whispers
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  • 84 x 72 in
Musk
Musk
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  • 22 x 28 in
Pink Orchids
Pink Orchids
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  • 25 x 19 in
Pearl Among Folds
Pearl Among Folds
  • 36 x 48 in
La Vie en Rose
La Vie en Rose
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  • 25 x 19 in
Three Jars, an Orb, and a Wood Coconut
Three Jars, an Orb, and a Wood Coconut
  • 18 x 24 in
Emerging
Emerging
  • 48 x 42 in
Mountain Daisies
Mountain Daisies
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  • 25 x 19 in
The Poet
The Poet
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  • 42 x 36 in
Live
Live
  • 42 x 36 in
Rob
Rob
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  • 28 x 22 in
Ascension
Ascension
  • 21 x 15 in
Adam study 2
Adam study 2
  • 22 x 14 in
Adam Study
Adam Study
  • 22 x 14 in
Shell
Shell
  • 24 x 18 in
Gold Box
Gold Box
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  • 18 x 24 in
White on White
White on White
  • 19 x 18 in
Female Nude Sitting
Female Nude Sitting
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  • 18 x 12 in
Naxos
Naxos
  • 18 x 24 in
Venus Study
Venus Study
  • 19 x 16 in