I had a lovely visit to The Gilcrease Museum this weekend to view the exhibit, Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey. I highly recommend a personal visit, as I’ve been unable to find most of my favorite images to share with you here.
Edgar Payne, Sunset Canyon de Chelly
Edgar Payne, Sierra Lake
I especially enjoyed the color palettes of all the individual paintings. Stunning vistas with broad brush strokes were the order of the day and sent my mind wandering.
Edgar Payne, Laguna Beach
Edgar Payne, Sentinels of the Coast
Edgar Payne, The Great White Peak
Edgar Payne, View of the Glacier and Palisades
Sycamore in Autumn did happen to be one of my favorites and I’m happy to share it here. But I’ll repeat, these in person have movement and grandeur that you can only get in person. Plus with our very mild Oklahoma winter, it’s a great time to take a walk around the grounds and enjoy the views of the Osage Hills as Thomas Gilcrease must have.
Edgar Payne, Sycamore in Autumn
I’d like to take the opportunity to suggest that museum passes are a great gift idea. They provide experiences, memories and inspiration without the risk of cluttering space or getting tossed aside after a short period. We’ve given zoo passes as gifts in our family and it’s always a hit.