“I Believe in Giving Thanks as Often as I Can to Everything Around Me”: David Ligare

On Art and Aesthetics

David Ligare

I’ve become a great fan of David Ligare, a “post-modern neo-classic” artist based in Carmel Valley, California who has had over forty-five solo exhibitions in New York, London, Los Angeles, Rome and elsewhere.

David’s paintings reveal the beauty, harmony and proportion found in nature and is infused with a sense of gratitude. Moral excellence is another theme that he is keen on exploring and portraying. His work is represented in many museum collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. He has taught for The University of Notre Dame Rome Studies Program, The Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture in London, The University of California, Santa Barbara and Hartnell College.

Here is the artist…

You consider yourself a “Post-Modern Neo-Classic” artist. Could you elaborate on this? Which aspects of the former and the latter…

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