20th Century by HKFA

New York, NY

About 20th Century by HKFA

In a 341 square foot apartment packed with fine antique picture frames in New York's West Village, Heather Karlie Fine Art was founded in 2002. Reaching out to Manhattan's Upper East Side galleries, I soon found myself schlepping armfuls of frames on the subway uptown. Yes, I started my business with a MetroCard. Pablo Picasso is quoted as saying "inspiration exists, but it has to find you working". These years in New York City, saw me start another business as well. 20th Century by HKFA is for and about all those crazy things I like to buy. Fine items with character, tr...Read More

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Clintel Steed
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2000-2009 United States Contemporary Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"I think in some way i will always find a way to celebrate the human figure!" Clintel Steed About the artist: “My painting is about the explosion of an image and the i...
Clintel Steed
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2000-2009 United States Decorative Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"I did this painting from an actual encounter I had while I was walking my dog. He did not get to play off leash with other dogs too much. But when he did, it was a true relatio...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"Feeling divided in LA - I did this self portrait while I was in Los Angeles, California." Clintel Steed About the artist: “My painting is about the explosion of an im...
Tony Agostini
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20th Century France Paintings
Canvas, Wood, Oil Paint
A captivating still life oil painting on canvas by Italian artist Tony Agostini. The jewel tones in this cubist style oil on canvas are rich and saturated. A pitcher and vase with fr...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2000-2009 United States Paintings
Plywood, Oil Paint
"So I did the Obama painting because I felt like in that moment in time it was a huge moment for African American males in this country! I truly felt like for the first time we ...
Georges Vasseur
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Mid-20th Century France Paintings
Canvas, Oil Paint
Fauvist still life by Mid-Century French artist Georges Vasseur.
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Plywood, Oil Paint
"This painting also came from the trip i took with my family to Puerto Rico. I just tried to put all of my experience in that one moment into an image!" Clintel Steed Ab...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Decorative Art
Plywood, Oil Paint
"This is another painting that came from the aerial views, it was just about exploring one shape next to another, like a conversation about words!" Clintel Steed About t...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Plywood, Oil Paint
"This is from the second version of the money series that i did. Even though I have painted some of the same subject matter, I do try and expand on the possibilities!" Clin...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Masonite, Oil Paint
"This is an ongoing subject matter that I visit from time to time. It involves being on the moon or another planet for some reason, it just always amazes me!! And from time to t...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"After doing my second version of the money series, I sort of got rid of the numbers and words and just focused on the narrative of it!" Clintel Steed About the artist: ...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Decorative Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"I just enjoy doing portraits. I think it just reminds me of the every day. The way the people, us human beings, are just being and existing!!" - Clintel Steed About the...

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