The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires

An Interview with Eric Merrell Discussing His Salton Sea Haze and Gustav Klimt’s (1862-1918) Attersee, 1909 by Stephanie Campbell (Summer 2013 issue, CAC Newsletter) Eric Merrell, Salton Sea Haze, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 30″ x 30″ American Legacy Fine Arts, Pasadena Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Attersee, 1901, Oil on canvas, 31.57″ x 31.57″ Leopold … Continue reading The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires

Remembering Daphne Huntington (1910-2012) and Her Contributions to CAC Art History

by Eric Merrell, CAC Historian Florence “Daphne” Huntington, c.1920’s. Courtesy Christopher Kennedy. It is a rare opportunity to engage in conversation with a living link to the California Art Club’s past. I had just such an opportunity when I met Daphne Huntington on a number of occasions, each of which I remember fondly. She recalled … Continue reading Remembering Daphne Huntington (1910-2012) and Her Contributions to CAC Art History

Los Angeles Fine Art Show

Morris Reservoir Shoreline, San Gabriel Mountains, 12″ x 12″, Oil on panel, © Eric Merrell The 17th Annual Los Angeles Fine Art Show opens up tomorrow, January 18th, and runs through January 22nd. Two pieces of mine will be there: a new painting, “Morris Reservoir Shoreline, San Gabriel Mountains” will be in the California Art … Continue reading Los Angeles Fine Art Show