The Art of Mid-Century Modern
Dominic Bourbeau's art reflects the Mid-Century Modern design of the 1950s and 1960s. Bold, vivid color, intense shapes, clean lines, and a touch of texture.
Bourbeau began his art career by painting religious icons, working with stained glass, throwing pottery, drawing portraits, and painting murals for Shakespearean stage sets. Combined with his great appreciation for artists such as Eames, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Charley Harper and inspired by their use of simple, bold designs and minimalist geometry, he has developed his own unique mid-century modern style.
Pulling from each of his past artistic experiences a segment of its beauty and technique: the geometry of iconography, the simple shapes of pottery, the puzzle-like composition of stained glass windows, the details of a portrait drawing, and the intensity especially in color of a mural painting. His art now consists of gouache paint on canvas and reflects the Mid-Century Modern design of the 1950s and 1960s.