ROLLAR DERBY LOVE
Artist: J. Kleinsteuber (Canadian)
Medium: Photo-transfer, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Charcoal on Canvas
Year: 2012
Size: 24″ x 30″ x 2″

ROLLAR DERBY LOVE

Kleinsteuber is well known for portraits in which a photo-transfer technique is used, along with charcoal and often bright colours, giving her work a pop art feel. The subject matter of Kleinsteuber’s painting take on a form that is both confrontational and seductive. These portraits are sexy and unapologetic. “I want to push the edges and blur the lines of what society deems as acceptable and tolerable. My personal focus has been to explore the notion of sexuality, that of my own and others. Hense, it becomes a focus that translates into my art practice. I’d like to harness ‘the wandering eye’ and dare viewers to examine their biases and to promote the enjoyment of looking. Looking is complicated of course, but it should be pleasurable. And art is… afterall, about looking. Kleinsteuber’s painting fill the homes of many collectors, worldwide.

ROLLAR DERBY LOVE
Artist: J. Kleinsteuber (Canadian)
Medium: Photo-transfer, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Charcoal on Canvas
Year: 2012
Size: 24″ x 30″ x 2″

Signed and dated on the back.

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     The artist, J Kleinsteuber (Canadian) graduate of Emily Carr Institute (now University) of Art & Design, has established an art practice based on the development of a series of portraits ranging in size from 3″ x 3″ to 84″ x 60″. Themes of her work are based on popular culture, identity and fashion.

Kleinsteuber works with photographs both, from her private collection, and images collected from popular magazines such as The Rolling Stone and Italian Vogue. These images are then enlarged, sometimes as much as 800%, a transfer is made using acrylic medium and the 11″ x 17″ sheets are places on canvas, much like pieces of a puzzle. She then goes into the piece with different charcoals and paints to make the portrait come to life. They take on a dynamism and energy that is so prevalent in Kleinsteuber’s work.

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DIPPED IN GOLD

Posted: November 6, 2015 in Kleinsteuber's Current Works

Kleinsteuber is well known for portraits in which a photo-transfer technique is used, along with charcoal and often bright colours, giving her work a pop art feel. The subject matter of Kleinsteuber’s painting take on a form that is both confrontational and seductive. These portraits are sexy and unapologetic. “I want to push the edges and blur the lines of what society deems as acceptable and tolerable. My personal focus has been to explore the notion of sexuality, that of my own and others. Hense, it becomes a focus that translates into my art practice. I’d like to harness ‘the wandering eye’ and dare viewers to examine their biases and to promote the enjoyment of looking. Looking is complicated of course, but it should be pleasurable. And art is… afterall, about looking. Kleinsteuber’s painting fill the homes of many collectors, worldwide.

DIPPED IN GOLD
Artist: J. Kleinsteuber (Canadian)
Medium: Photo-transfer, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Charcoal on Canvas
Year: 2014
Size: 24″ x 24″ x 2″

DIPPED IN GOLD

Signed and dated on the back.

Title: DIPPED IN GOLD

The story behind the painting.

It is a picture of the daughter of a pirate I used to love. I never met her but over the years we’ve formed a relationship of sorts. Her father was missing in action so to speak. For several years no one heard from him and during that time frame, she and I became friends. I shared stories with her her father had told me of moments when he had first seen and fallen in love with his first and only child. She told me things she knew about shared tattoo’s. Our bond started over stories for the love of a pirate gone mia.

She was beautiful, intelligent, compassionate, wise beyond her years and I knew her father would be proud of who she was becoming. I asked if I could paint her portrait. Her answer was an unabashed “yes”.

With this particular portrait, I went back to using colour photo-copies, something I had not done since art school when I was photo-copying actual toys (lego palm trees, miniature goldfish and plastic babies). I was delighted with the effect that enlarging the photograph into colour photo-copies had. Once the transfers were on the canvas, the charcoal worked into the painting and everything seemed fully realized. I spent some quiet time just looking. Looking at the portrait and the painted image. She needed gold. Layer upon layer I painted gold. Below both eyes, texture from the overlapping transfers appear beneath the paint, giving the suggestion of tears. An unintended seemingly unconscious decision of the painter to subtly represent a glance into the internal world of a woman. The story of one is the story of many. A universal theme if you will. Her story is mine.
Dipped in Gold

This is a remarkable work. The complexity of the image lingers after one viewing and deepens over time. A magnificent Kleinsteuber Original for your collection. Buyer pays for shipping.


I N S P I R I N G !      P O W E R F U L !
O R I G I N A L – A C R Y L I C – P A I N T I N G !

P  E  R  S  E  P  H  O  N  E
Artist: J. Kleinsteuber (Canadian)
Medium: Photo-transfer, Mixed Media, Acrylic, Charcoal on Canvas
Size: 36″ x 48″ x 2″

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This work has a compelling quality. A woman looks toward
the left of the canvas, offering her profile to the viewer. Her
attitude is suggestive of one who watches. Variations of grey
bring Persephone’s face into focus. The eye rests there, seeing
hope or longing, sorrow or betrayal. The power of her features
combines with the subtle darkness of the canvas to create a
thought-provoking piece that embodies passion and soulfulness.

This original painting is inspired by the myth of Persephone,
Queen of the Underworld. Roman mythology portrays
Persephone as the goddess of fertility and the queen of the underworld.
She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter who was seized by Pluto
and held captive in his underworld. Though Demeter eventually
persuaded the gods to let her daughter return to her, Persephone
was required to remain in the underworld for four months of each
year because Pluto had tricked her into eating a pomegranate
while she was there. Whenever Persephone left the earth, the flowers
withered and the grain died, but when she returned, life blossomed
anew. This story, which symbolizes the annual vegetation cycle, was
celebrated in the Eleusinian Mysteries, in which Persephone appeared
under the name Kore.

The painting is photo-transfer, charcoal, and acrylic on canvas and is in
excellent condition. Kleinsteuber’s style and her sensual perspective
Is powerful. The viewer is drawn into the darkness, and travels Persephone’s path.

This is a remarkable work. The complexity of the image lingers after one viewing
and deepens over time.

A magnificent Kleinsteuber Original for your collection.

PERSEPHONE Artist: J. Kleinsteuber (Canadian)  Medium: Mixed Media Year: 2009 Size: 36″ x 48″ x 2″  Purchase Price: $5000 Rental Price: $100 Inventory: 10003 Purchase this work

PERSEPHONE
Artist: J. Kleinsteuber (Canadian)
Medium: Mixed Media
Year: 2009
Size: 36″ x 48″ x 2″
Purchase Price: $5000
Rental Price: $100
Inventory: 10003
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ROXANNE Artist: J Kleinsteuber Medium: Mixed Media Size: 20″ x 20″ Year: 2014 Purchase Price: $1000 Rental Price: $20 Inventory: 10022

ROXANNE
Artist: J Kleinsteuber
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 20″ x 20″
Year: 2014
Purchase Price: $1000
Rental Price: $20
Inventory: 10022

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