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There's a hush... a palpable electric presence, radiating from some of the paintings in various rooms in New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art and in the galleries of the Frick Museum.


  • African Queen by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>c. 1962<br>24 x 50 inches

    African Queen
    oil on canvas
    c. 1962
    24 x 50 inches

  • Dayananda Saraswati by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>30 x 50 inches

    Dayananda Saraswati
    oil on canvas
    30 x 50 inches

  • The Wine Drinkard by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>c. 1962<br>40 x 50 inches

    The Wine Drinkard
    oil on canvas
    c. 1962
    40 x 50 inches

  • Self Portrait in a Red Vest by Dan Auerbach, oil, mylar on canvas<br>c. 1971<br>30 x 36 inches

    Self Portrait in a Red Vest
    oil, mylar on canvas
    c. 1971
    30 x 36 inches


I have spent hours at a time enjoying and analyzing the work, especially while studying with my teacher, Francis Criss, during the late 50's, 60's, early 70's. Every time that I go back to those rooms, that hushed electric presence is there. Work by many painters, radiate that hush: The superstars... Corot, Pissaro, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Seurat, Matisse, Derain, Picasso, Bellini, Rembrant, Van Eyke, Vermeer! and from some prints: the work of Michaelangelo, Piero Della Francesca. It is the monumental, timeless figure's appearing in the work of these painters that has struck me in the heart. Many of the figures are locked in complex, exquisitely designed compositions, and like those great sculptures of Buddha that we may turn a corner and be wonderfully surprised by, evoke an ineffable calm and peace. To try and capture that, is my intent and focus.

November '12 .


  • Self Portrait at Work by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>c. 1973<br>18 x 28 inches

    Self Portrait at Work
    oil on canvas
    c. 1973
    18 x 28 inches

  • The Senora by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>c. 1965<br>30 x 36 inches

    The Senora
    oil on canvas
    c. 1965
    30 x 36 inches

  • A Man And His Hat by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>c. 1961<br>24 x 32 inches

    A Man And His Hat
    oil on canvas
    c. 1961
    24 x 32 inches

  • 3 Hour Sketch by Dan Auerbach, oil on canvas<br>c. 1974<br>24 x 34 inches

    3 Hour Sketch
    oil on canvas
    c. 1974
    24 x 34 inches




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