Video – Bowl of Fishes and Bread

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Adrian, Video | 2 Comments

Adrian talks about his still life painting Bowl of Fishes and Bread and the influence of Spanish painter Juan Sánchez Cotán in this video.  

Secret Child

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Leah | 2 Comments

While putting together this website, I spent a lot of time staring at many, many images of Adrian’s work.  Often, it was like reconnecting with members of my extended family….I remembered when they were born, and when they lived in my attic for a few years and/or hung out in my living room and I […]

A Few Notes on Painting for my Son

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Adrian | One Comment

Dear Sebastian, I’m taking this time to put down a few thoughts because I never imagined the day would come that long affectionate visits with Old Master paintings might simply languish from lack of interest. Like classical music, the poetry of Milton or writing with a fountain pen, spending hours in a museum studying a […]

Video – Winter’s Abundance

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in Adrian, Video | No Comments

This is the first in an ongoing series of videos where Adrian talks about his paintings, his technique, art and life in general. In this particular video, Adrian discusses his original oil painting “Winter’s Abundance”. This painting was part of a cycle of work inspired by Brandywine Cottage, the complex and beautiful garden of friends […]

Introduction to Leah

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in Leah | No Comments

Hello, I ‘m Leah Martinez, Adrian’s wife.  We thought we would share this blog because, a) art is always a family business and b) I probably know more about Adrian’s work than anyone else since I have seen everything he has done for the last 25 years.  If this doesn’t arouse your envy, let me […]

Introduction to Adrian

Posted by on Sep 21, 2013 in Adrian | One Comment

This is a unique experience for me…… I am thinking about the world and what I want to say to it. So, hi. Wow, that was liberating. My wife says that showing enthusiasm is one of the things I do best and one of the things I have been really enthusiastic about most of my […]