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About Claus Gawin:

Claus Gawin is an Contemporary Artist, living and working in Denmark. His style is largely about color mixture and non-stop movement, and the strong way he spreads the painting all around the canvas. Superb expression and total intervention by him.   

Claus Gawin: "Many of my paintings are inspired by a trip to the Wadden Sea National Park in 2009 and 2015. I am fascinated by the still water and the perspective it provides between water and sky."  

Info: The Wadden Sea (Dutch: Waddenzee, German: Wattenmeer, Low German: Wattensee or Waddenzee, Danish: Vadehavet, West Frisian: Waadsee) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea. It lies between the coast of northwestern continental Europe and the range of Frisian Islands, forming a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands. It is rich in biological diversity. In 2009, the Dutch and German parts of the Wadden Sea were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The Danish part in 2014.

Claus likes to paint with lots of heavy impasto brush-work, using the texture of the paint to communicate form and movement, instead of relying only on color and shape to tell a story. He paints wet-on-wet with fast, bold strokes, and he never layers or works the paint once it is on the canvas. This creates a wonderful spontaneous feel to his paintings. His vivid underpaintings create a glow and gleam to his paintings that catch the eye immediately. Claus Gawin believes that art should always be pushing the boundaries into something new and exciting, the artists themselves constantly experimenting with new techniques and new ways to capture that elusive beauty called "nature." An artist should never become comfortable and predictable in his or his style, but always be fighting to improve.   

About my Art: The best part? It’s all a grand experiment. I am happier knowing that.

Education:

Self taught.

Events:

Selected work to be featured in the "Art For Your Beach House" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Katherine Henning - May 2018.

Selected work to be featured in the "Saatchi Art Catalog Spring 2018 Vol. 3": By Saatchi Art - May 2018.

Selected work to be featured in the "Saatchi Art Catalog Spring 2018 Vol. 2": By Saatchi Art - April 2018.

Selected work to be featured in the "Saatchi Art Catalog Spring 2018 Vol. 1": By Saatchi Art - March 2018.

Selected work to be featured in the "New This Week 2-12-2018" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson.

Selected work to be featured in the “Originals for $2000 and Under” Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Evangelyn Delacare - January 2018.

Selected work to be featured in the “Collector Favorites” Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Katherine Henning - June 2017.

Selected work to be featured in the ”New Abstracts” Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Evangelyn Delacare - May 2017.

Selected work to be featured in the “Inspired by Yves Klein Blue” Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Jessica McQueen - May 2017.

Selected work to be featured in the “Collector Favorites Nº12: 5 Artists You Should Know” Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage - March 2017.

Selected work to be featured in the “New Landscape Paintings for $2500 and Under” Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Katherine Henning - August 2016.

Selected work to be featured in the “Featured as Artist of the Day” on Thursday, June 2nd 2016: By Saatchi Art.

Selected work to be featured in the "New Painting" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Jessica McQueen - March 2016.

Selected work to be featured in the "Inspired by Impressionism" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Jessica McQueen - October 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "Spotlight on Scandinavia Collection" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - August 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "Abstract August Collection" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Katherine Henning - August 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "Ombre Colors for Bedrooms: Works to take you from Day to Night" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - August 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "Large Abstract Works with Investment Potential Collection" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Jessica McQueen - July 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "New This Week 7-13-2015" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - July 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the 'Vogue’s Gallery': July 2015 issue of British Vogue.

Selected work to be featured in the "Large Abstract Paintings for $2000 and Under Collection" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - June 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "Dining Room Collection" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Jessica McQueen - June 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the 'By Price: Bright Abstracts for $2000 or Less' Collection" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Becky Benshoof - May 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "All Things Abstract" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - April 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "Big and Bold: Large works for $5000 and Under" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - March 2015.

Selected work to be featured in the "New This Week 9-22-2014" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Rebecca Wilson - September 2014.

Selected work to be featured in the "Summer Abstraction" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Bridget Carron - July 2014.

Selected work to be featured in the "Works For Your Walls For $2500 Or Under" Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage curated by Bridget Carron - July 2014.