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

20th Century by HKFA

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20th Century United States Paintings
Canvas, Wood, Oil Paint
With a strong yellow background, the architectural and mechanical shaped objects pop in contrast. As an apparent homage to Russian Constructivism, this work exhibits many of the conc...
Clintel Steed
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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
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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...
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
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Paintings
Canvas, Oil Paint
"This painting is just about the moment of American Pharaoh crossing the finish line. I had done two paintings about American Pharaoh and wanted to do one that was a full body. ...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Paintings
Canvas, Oil Paint
"I did a series of these paintings. I actually saw the NASA shuttle flying on top of a 747 over Harlem and it was an amazing moment to see such a feat. And I just had to paint a...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"This is an aerial view of the destruction from the tsunami in Japan of a boat after the destruction. I think when i see this painting and the reason why I made it, was that Mot...
Clintel Steed
Offered By 20th Century by HKFA
2010- United States Contemporary Art
Canvas, Oil Paint
"This painting is from a series of paintings I did while I was in Puerto Rico. This View of PR is of a dense greenery that is almost abstract to me." Clintel Steed About...

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