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The Painting of William Brice

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Artist Tom Wudl with Brice’s Untitled, 1978 Oil on canvas, 116 x 92 in. Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR Museum Purchase: Contemporary Art Fund (2011.149) WB78-004 What I want to say about this painting…is that it could easily be misunderstood to the uninitiated. We…see technical mastery in this line. This line in order to make [...]

The Art of William Brice

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Artist Tom Wudl with Brice's "Rock Composition III", 1947, from Mr. Wudl's YouTube video, "Promise and Mastery". This is the beginning. Here are the stones. And, what’s particularly poignant about this painting is that kind of deep devotion…this young artist has to this imagery. He’s not only looking at these stones…These are special.  We could [...]

PRESIDENT’S WELCOME TO WILLIAMBRICE.ORG

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I have tended to live in such a way that I could concentrate and that I could, in a sense, immerse myself in what I was doing.  My accompanying activity was teaching...[It] was a way for me to do something that I really believe in very strongly, which has to do with the participation in [...]

Welcome to William Brice

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Welcome to WilliamBrice.org, an Online Museum Dedicated to the Art and Life of William Brice and to Art in General—and to this, Our Premier Blog Post. Shirley Brice, William Brice, and Howard Warshaw On a lark in 1949, my father and his close friend and fellow painter, Howard Warshaw, had an itch to paint murals [...]