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Karen Lastre Art

American, b. 1940

Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965, where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She had been influenced by the Color-Field Abstract Expressionist works of artists such as Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994, she received a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville. She worked in a studio in Midtown at Art Square Studios. She showed her work in Dallas at the Mary Tomás Gallery, where she had an individual show in 2011. She passed in 2018.

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Artist: Karen Lastre
"Spiritual Advisor" Red, Orange, and Navy Modern Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Modern abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko's color field paintings that incorporates red, orange, and navy tones. Signed in lower right corner as well as titled...
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20th Century Abstract Karen Lastre Art

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Oil

“Portrait of an Exhibition - The Encounter” Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large scale painting of a gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the artist di...
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2010s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

Large Maroon Red, Black, and Yellow Colorful Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko that incorporates maroon red, black, and yellow tones. The canvas is not framed. Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville...
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20th Century Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

“Access to the Spirit” Blue and Red Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Blue and red tonal abstract expressionist painting in the style of Mark Rothko. The canvas is signed by the artist and dated. It is not framed Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Canvas, Acrylic

Red Toned Abstract Expressionist Gallery Scene Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large red toned gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the artist did explorin...
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1990s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

“Unexpected Pleasures” Red and Yellow Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko that consists of red and yellow tones. The canvas is signed, titled and dated by the artist. Canvas is not framed. Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

Materials

Acrylic

"Venetian Series-Portal 2-Phase 1" Purple Modern Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Modern abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko's color field paintings that incorporates purple and yellow tones. Signed, titled, and dated on the back. Currently framed, but framing options are available. Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

"Separate Issues II" Large Red and Yellow Modern Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large modern abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko's color field paintings that incorporates maroon, red, yellow, and aqua tones. Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville...
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1990s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

“Portrait of an Exhibition IV - The Haunting" Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large red toned gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the artist did explorin...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

Materials

Acrylic

“Sounding V” Large Red, Orange, and Blue Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko that consists of red, orange, and blue tones. The canvas is signed, titled and dated by the artist. Canvas is not fram...
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Early 2000s Abstract Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic, Canvas

“In Search of Higher Understanding” Large Orange Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko that incorporates black, dark brown, orange, and yellow tones. The canvas is signed, titled and dated by the artist. Canvas is not framed. Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville...
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1990s Abstract Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

“Portrait of an Exhibition III - For Tomaso" Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large burgundy toned gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the artist did exp...
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2010s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

“Portrait of an Exhibition X - The Rose” Abstract Expressionist Gallery Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large black and white themed gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the artist...
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2010s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

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Acrylic

Red and Brown Toned Gallery with Package and Abstract Expressionist Paintings
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large red and brown toned gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the artist di...
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1990s Abstract Karen Lastre Art

Materials

Acrylic

“Portrait of an Exhibition” Large White Gallery Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Massive white and orange toned gallery space of a selection of the artist's own work in the style of Mark Rothko's color field paintings. This piece is part of a series that the arti...
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2010s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

Materials

Acrylic

“Sounds From Within - Sounding III” Large Modern Abstract Expressionist Painting
By Karen Lastre
Located in Houston, TX
Large modern abstract expressionist painting influenced by Mark Rothko's color field paintings that incorporates purple, red, and yellow. Artist Biography: Karen Lastre was born in St. Paul, MN in 1940. She moved to Texas in 1965 where she began to work as a painter in 1969. She has been influenced by the color field abstract expressionist works like Mark Rothko. Her work has been purchased by private collectors throughout the United States and Europe. In 1994 she was a Merit Award at the Cheekwood Museum of Art in Nashville...
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Early 2000s Expressionist Karen Lastre Art

Materials

Acrylic

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“Passion Moving Towards” Red, Yellow, White Abstract Expressionist Painting
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Find a wide variety of authentic Karen Lastre art available for sale on 1stDibs. If you’re browsing the collection of art to introduce a pop of color in a neutral corner of your living room or bedroom, you can find work that includes elements of pink, red, orange and other colors. You can also browse by medium to find art by Karen Lastre in paint, acrylic paint, synthetic resin paint and more. Much of the original work by this artist or collective was created during the 21st century and contemporary and is mostly associated with the Expressionist style. Not every interior allows for large Karen Lastre art, so small editions measuring 40 inches across are available. Customers who are interested in this artist might also find the work of Francisco Santos, Allie William Skelton, and Monica Angle. Karen Lastre art prices can differ depending upon medium, time period and other attributes. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $2,200 and tops out at $4,800, while the average work can sell for $3,500.

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