Van Gogh produced many self-portraits in his lifetime; this was one of his earliest to use lighter colors and an almost pointillist technique. What was the first artwork that you sold in your own gallery and how did it feel? Yes, I often sell via email. A collector came and bought three works. Untitledoil, ink, wax, and paper collage on paper 24" x 18", signed and dated. But more often the program is developed through the exchange with the artists of the gallery. There are few big collectors, like Axel Haubrock and Thomas Olbricht, and it is not easy to get to them, partly because everybody runs after them.
She also devotes a good deal of time to traveling and supporting artists in person, going to openings and shows in other cities, such as Winnipeg, Canada, and Durham, North Carolina.
Alfred Leslie (b.1927)
The painting itself is small—just 8 by 11 inches—but was purchased in for a then Met record: But I am not interested in young artists only. The hand-carved cuneiform on the lower half lists the military achievements of Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II. This scene depicts a rehearsal at which two dozen dancers stretch, twist and await instructions from real-life ballet master Jules Perrot. Leslie was and still is considered a master of abstraction; however, inhe changed paths. And this is also a large part of the gallery work: