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Heart of New York. 2012 by Stephen B Whatley | by Stephen B. Whatley
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Heart of New York. 2012 by Stephen B Whatley

© Stephen B Whatley

 

A new drawing by expressionist artist Stephen B Whatley, made 2 days after 9/11. The charcoal drawing was inspired by drawings made on location in Manhattan - specifically a view of 6th Avenue from the edge of Central Park - in New York City in October 2010.

 

The artist was captivated by the intermix of skyscrapers and classic architecture divided by the shaft of sky; the city feeling like an urban Grand Canyon.

 

The work of Stephen B Whatley is in private collections worldwide - including many US States; and has been published in TIME magazine.

 

To see further works - including an oil painting - inspired by Stephen's 2010 visit to NYC, type NYC into this photostream Search box ; or Google image "Stephen B Whatley NYC".

 

Charcoal on paper

23.4 x 16.5in/59 x 42cm

www.stephenbwhatley.com

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Taken on September 15, 2012