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About herbtannen

A spiritual, metaphysical artist in Malibu, CA

A Lost Painting Found

Thirty-seven years ago I decided one day to do a painting with my son, who was 15 at the time. The system I used was based on 20 minute intervals…One of us would work on the picture with the other … Continue reading

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Musings about Recent Works

I have recently reflected on the different roads I have traveled in my pursuit of material for my art pieces.  It is obvious that my range from “Nightmare” to “Clown” to the three paintings on sailing show a consistent willingness … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Repeat My Paintings

I have been asked many times during my artist life, ” Why don’t you repeat or do variations on any of your paintings, especially when that particular painting turns out real good. ”  My answer is that I am an … Continue reading

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AN ARTIST’S SEARCH FOR SOUL

Creating a painting is like roaming around in a darkened room led along by exquisite feelings and an exciting emotional tension. At a certain point a light goes on and a clarity of sight occurs and reveals the essence of … Continue reading

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