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Gold Leaf Painting by Brad KunkleBrad Kunkle born 1978 in...

Gold Leaf Painting by Brad Kunkle

Brad Kunkle born 1978 in Lehighton, Pennsylvania is a fine artist working in oils and precious metals. He lives and works in New York. Kunkle merges realism, fantasy, and psychological depth in his glowing compositions of women in nature. After working exclusively in oil earlier in his career, he became interested in the possibilities of adding gold and silver leaf to his paintings, taking inspiration from Gustav Klimt. This resulted in works whose surfaces shimmer and shift with the light, and which seem to emit their own radiance. The women in his works are more than one with nature - they are nature itself.


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