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Ivy Covered Tree, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"This woodland study transforms the scene into large blocks of bold color," says artist Robert Hofherr, "and then works deeper into the surface using both contr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Waiting for Customers, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"Inspired by some of the interior studies of Matisse, this work concentrates on expressive lines and simplified drawing," says artist Robert Hofherr. "I large...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Winter Creek, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"In this simple study, I used mostly choppy strokes of thickly applied color at an attempt to convey that soft, flat quality of light on a winter day," says a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

The Falling of the Leaves, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Artist Robert Hofherr says he drew inspiration for this semi-abstract scene from the landscape paintings of English artist Ivon Hitchens. Robert transformed a s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Windswept Shore, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This fairly straightforward composition is enlivened using the Fauvist approach of bold color, simplified drawing, and expressionist paint handling," says ar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Java, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A view of a modernist cafe, with patterned walls, hanging lights and open tables inviting the viewer in for a coffee. "This work reinvents a fairly straightfo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Uplands, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"Inspired by some of van Gogh's works of French farmland, this piece takes full advantage of the extreme horizontal bias by using a broad field of yellow flower...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Blue Hill, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A Maine cabin quietly tucked away amid tall pines. "Rather than doing much in the way of representational detail, the key here is the expressive paint handling,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Montmartre Blues, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"The idea behind this Fauvist work was to portray that time in the early morning when the sun is rising but almost everything else is still within the cool blue...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Stonington, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"A sunny day in a coastal town is the subject of this expressive effort," says artist Robert Hofherr. Portrayed in bold direct strokes is a view of a harbor vil...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Still Life with Mirror, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Artist Robert Hofherr presents an expressionistic still life featuring a collection of ordinary objects placed before a tall mirror. "The reflection adds a seco...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Bay Breezes, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>An expressionist waterfront scene depicting a secluded inlet surrounded by a cluster of homes. "The color palette is mostly cool. The tall trees in the foregrou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Late Summer Storm, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Expansive farmland provides the perfect antecedent to a cluster of barns and houses. Roiling dark clouds hover above. "Inspired by some of Van Gogh's larger lan...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Island Trail, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Artist Robert Hofherr takes inspiration from some of the landscapes of Matisse and Hitchens. "The technique here was to apply the color as freely as possible," ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Barn in Early Fall, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"A quiet country setting awaits the harvest season," says artist Robert Hofherr. "In keeping with the Fauvist approach, I applied the bold colors with energy an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Greenwich Village, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A lively scene with a series of flowerbeds in Greenwich Village, New York. "This piece is bursting with color," says artist Robert Hofherr. He explains that the...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Chilmark, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A sunny day view of a small inlet docked with boats on a Massachusetts island. "The image offers many opportunities to create compelling color relationships," e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Still Life with Sunflowers, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"A happenstance collection of objects is the basis for this work," says artist Robert Hofherr. He incorporates a Fauvist approach where he combines a more limit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Monhegan Coastline, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A sliver of the Atlantic Ocean is seen from an opening off of rocky outcrops. "The challenge with this image was to take a fairly monochromatic starting point a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Herd at Dusk, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A vibrant landscape filled with bright fiery leaves depicts the anticipation of the season changing to cooler weather. Artist Robert Hofherr takes inspiration f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Landscape with Cow, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A sprawling expressionist scene of a rustic dwelling in a forgotten valley. Artist Robert Hofherr paints with the dynamic use of bright colors and bold brushstr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Village Life, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"A quiet thoroughfare in a small village gets the full-on Fauvist treatment," says artist Robert Hofherr. True to the style's characteristics, Robert used inten...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Empty Courtyard, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A quiet courtyard adorned with flowers and overhanging trees awaits its next visitor. "Line and color are of primary importance here, and the challenge is to fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Elements of Style, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A collection of interesting objects creates an eclectic outdoor space. "Inspired by Matisse, this lively effort remakes reality with bold colors, simplified dra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Walking the Alley, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A quiet, sloping city street lined with tall trees. "This urban study, inspired by the Fauvist masters, derives from the exercise of reducing the original ima...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Deletion Red, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />The title of this interior composition stems from Robert's decision not to use any true red in the painting. This creates a work with a much cooler and more u...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Rustic Dwelling, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A pristine white house stands elegantly among a lush display of trees, and grasses. "This expressive work is an attempt to reduce the visual elements to only ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Principio Furnace, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This historic structure is the office portion of a rural furnace complex with its origins in the 18th century," says artist Robert Hofherr. "The drama here i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Cold Morning, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A cabin situated on a snow-covered mountainside emits smoke into a purple-tinted sky. With bold painterly strokes, artist Robert Hofherr creates movement amid...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Portree Harbor, Isle of Skye, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Inspired by a photo of the Isle of Skye in Scotland, this rendering neatly frames the end of the pier with the foreground foliage and the hills and clouds in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Shaft of Sunlight, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"Based on a personal photo, this work utilizes the classic Fauvist approach," says artist Robert Hofherr. "Using bold color, a simplified drawing style, and e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

View from the Summit, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Inspired by a family photo, Robert rendered this work in a fairly realistic manner, although he says not anything like the original image. Rather than too much ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

House with Hip Roof, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A glowing spring landscape of a home ornately decorated with the shadows of the surrounding trees. "Inspired by some of the Fauvist landscapes of Matisse and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Willows, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This vibrant work epitomizes the basic tenets of Fauvism - intense color, simplified drawing style, and energetic paint handling," shares artist Robert Hofhe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Upperco, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A view of an old home nestled in a verdant landscape, inspired by the lushness of spring growth in the mid-Atlantic. "This work attempts to emulate in some sm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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On Sugarloaf Mountain, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"In this work, mostly large, wide strokes of color make up the rocky surface, creating visual interest and enhancing the much more subtle tones," shares artis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Crystal Blue, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A white house sits at the edge of lake, overlooking the rippling water and autumn landscape. "In this piece, I wanted to demonstrate the most basic duality, t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Boating on the Marsh, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A verdant expressionist landscape emulating the quieting of the day. The last rays of the sun linger on the horizon, its remaining light gently reflected on t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Houses on Bank Street, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"Homes on a street in the small town of Chesapeake City, Maryland are the subject of this expressionist work," says artist Robert Hofherr. "Large blocks of expr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Canal at Sunrise, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>A glowing cityscape celebrating expressionist color. The cool purple canal cuts across the composition, grounding the scene and drawing the viewer deeper into t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Old Growth, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This work is built on the three elements of color, texture and expressive paint handling," says artist Robert Hofherr. "Color exists throughout the piece, bu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

View from the North Side, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This view of the south bank of the C;D canal makes use of expressive paint handling and a bold color palette," says artist Robert Hofherr. "The arc of the br...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

October Woodlands, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This seasonal piece is loosely inspired by the landscapes of English artist Ivon Hitchens," explains artist Robert Hofherr. "In lieu of representative detail...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Side Street, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A small intersection on a cool autumn day. Artist Robert Hofherr played up the perspective, exaggerating the curve in the road and the tall trees, injecting t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Milton, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"This rendering of a Victorian home in the small town of Milton, Delaware exhibits the three basic tenets of Fauvism - bold, uninhibited color, simplified drawi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Big Gunpowder Falls, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>"Derived from a personal photo, this semi-abstract work attempts to recreate a sunlit autumn stream in Fauvist color and exuberant paint handling," says artist ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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On the Waterfront, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Inspired by Andre Derain's series of London paintings, artist Robert Hofherr approached this bustling dock scene with quick, confident blocks of bold color, t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Ghost Woods, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This work is an example of an old but true maxim - what you leave out is as important as what you put in," says artist Robert Hofherr. "Blocks of color were ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Storm over C&D Canal, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Based on a personal photograph taken by artist Robert Hofherr, this work captures the moment just before the rain begins to fall from heavy storm clouds over ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Interior Space #2, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br>Inspired by the interior works of Matisse, artist Robert Hofherr takes an ordinary room and transforms it, using Fauvist colors, expressionist paint handling an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Lewes #1, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />A stately house, surrounded and partly obscured by foliage, seems to represent the epitome of late summer. A selection of wide, flat brushes were used in buil...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Hustle and Bustle, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />The title refers to the comings and goings of the people on the sidewalk, as well as the urgent and almost manic style of paint application in this work. "It ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Northern Farmstead, Original Painting
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />"This seasonal piece is the result of re-drawing the image on a grid, which imparts a discernible underlying structure," explains Robert. Buildings, trees and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Evening Stroll
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />Inspired by many of the Fauve landscapes of Maurice de Vlaminck, this work creates a color world in which every tone ; highlight, mid tone, and shadow, is a c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Impressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Interior Study
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />This work was inspired by the abstract expressionist painters in 1950s New York, especially Grace Hartigan. Although not completely abstract, this piece clear...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

Evening in the Old Town
By Robert Hofherr
Located in San Francisco, CA
<p>Artist Comments<br />This Fauve-inspired work makes use of two dominant sets of contrasting colors: yellow/violet and blue/orange. This projects and amplifies the colors within th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Robert Hofherr Art

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Acrylic

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