Jeffrey Long "Houseboats" 36" x 48" Oil on Canvas
Jeffrey Long "Houseboats" 36" x 48" Oil on Canvas

Shipyard artist Jeff Long in group show at Desta Gallery in Mill Valley

Shipyard artist Jeff Long is showing multiple artworks at Desta Gallery.

Shifting Directions
February 10 – March 20, 2021

Desta Gallery
100 Throckmorton Ave,
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Wednesday – Sunday 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Monday – Tuesday Closed
Private showing by appointment.

Jeffrey Long “Blue City” 48″ x’ 60″, oil on canvas

From the gallery’s website:

Places seen and Imagined

“One of my long-standing projects in painting has been to convey my impressions of place, seen, remembered, and imagined. These are improvisational pictures, which riff on the geometries, hard edges and colors of shacks, sheds and huts. I try to disclose the visual poetry latent in structures and in landscapes that have been manipulated and fractured by man. My paintings, LITTLE HOUSES, ORANGE HOUSES, SHELTERS series, and HOUSEBOATS fit this category. I try to see the landscape for what it has become in the era of overpopulation and economic inequity.

“In spite of the facts that the human population has more than doubled in the past fifty years, and that 96 percent of all animal life on the planet is made up of humans and the livestock of humans, there are still patches of relatively intact landscape.” – Jeffrey Long

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