Help identifying 'big sky' paintings
July 18, 2012 11:50 AM   Subscribe

Ten or twelve years ago I saw a series of paintings I really liked at the Denver Art Museum. The paintings featured idyllic farm-like scenery under bright blue skies with white clouds. Distinctly the sky made up 80% of the image, so the ground and barns, etc. appeared to be quite small and the sky seemed huge. There were at least 3-5 of paintings in this series, and the canvases were very large. Can anyone identify the paintings or artist?
posted by 2bucksplus to Media & Arts (5 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: Was one Keith Jacobshagen's "By June The Light Begins to Breathe"?
posted by stellaluna at 11:56 AM on July 18, 2012

Jacobshagen's a good bet. This one?
posted by PussKillian at 12:01 PM on July 18, 2012

Heh, jinx, stellaluna. I love Jacobshagen. Never heard of him until I got to Nebraska.
posted by PussKillian at 12:02 PM on July 18, 2012

Response by poster: That's got to be the one. Thanks!
posted by 2bucksplus at 12:10 PM on July 18, 2012

Could also be Don Stinson.
posted by cosmac at 2:17 PM on July 18, 2012

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