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Hans Magden To Participate In The Roe Sham Boe

March 18th, 2012

Hans Magden To Participate In The Roe Sham Boe

The Roe Sham Boe New Brow Art Show featuring the work of Hans Magden and Mytchell Mead OPENS 7:00 PM Friday April 13 and runs through May 8 at the Alternative Cafe Gallery near Monterey.

Magden Featured In ART ACQUISITOR

February 1st, 2012

Magden Featured In ART ACQUISITOR

Hans Magden and his work were featured in the Fall 2011 edition of ART ACQUISITOR Magazine for the Discerning Collector, Vol. 9 Number 1, published by the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery. Of Hans Magden's work, the ACQUISITOR writes, “Exploding with rich color that bursts through the canvas with deft brush strokes, Dr. Magden's foremost motif is the disjointed human face and the contorted human form which he shapes with an animated line. Influenced by Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh and music, his abstracted, vibrantly colorful forms come alive through a symphony of brush strokes and highly saturated color. Dr. Magden's exceptional paintings are an authentic journey of all that is fantastical and adventurous. Hans Magden's canvases articulate the human experience and are a catharsis for the pain and the demons which inwardly exist [in all of us]. Like an orchestral cacophony of emotions, his profusely textured canvases reverberate with a melody of human responses. Inspired by his work, the...

Earth And Vine Wine Bar

November 1st, 2011

Earth And Vine Wine Bar

A collection of 5 paintings by Hans Magden will be on display, and available for purchase, at the Earth And Vine Wine Bar in Baker City. The 5 painting series features paintings done in 2009 & 2010 about the time Hans was diagnosed with Parkinson's. The collection was put together by his lifemate and partner Christy Rheu and makes a dynamic display. For information on the paintings, or to host a display, contact Hans at hans@ortelco.net or Christy at 541-620-1819

Featured Artist At Short Term Gallery

October 3rd, 2011

Featured Artist At Short Term Gallery

Hans Magden will be the Featured Artist at the Short Term Gallery in Baker City, Oregon. Thirteen orginal oil paintings will be on display at Tom Novak's Short Term gallery, located at 1829 Main Street. The Exhibition will last 2-months, September and October of 2011, and be part of the First Friday Art Walk. The Featured Artist, Hans Magden, will be at the gallery reception October 7th, from 7:00-9:00 pm for informal discussions of his work.

Oregon Magazine To Feature Artist

June 27th, 2011

Oregon Magazine To Feature Artist

Early Spring Hans Magden was interviewed at his home and gallery in John Day, Oregon by Danielle Harris freelance writer for Oregon Magazine 1859. The article will be featured in the summer issue of "1859". Copies can be purchased by subscription from www.1859oregonmagazine.com or from select outlets listed on the site.

Expressionist Painter Hans Magden Makes His Public Debut At The Famed New York Art Expo

June 27th, 2011

Expressionist Painter Hans Magden Makes His Public Debut At The Famed New York Art Expo

Press Release
Contact: Christy 541-620-1819
Email: Hans@ortelco.net
Website: www.hansmagden.com


Expressionist Painter Hans Magden Makes His Public Debut
Parkinson’s Disease Sharpens Focus for Artist
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His work is vivid, loud and raw or as art critic Martha Mahoney put it: “It’s like viewing a uterus whether you like it or not, you can’t stop staring at it.”

His paintings are real, they’re raw and they demand to be seen. But the real story goes far beyond the artwork. Magden’s story is an inspiration. It’s about working through adversity to hone in on the essence of what matters and not waste time on the nonessential details or trying to please others.

Hans Magden has been painting for decades in rural eastern Oregon and has filled hundreds of canvases. The kicker is that Magden’s most productive and creative phase has been during his battle with and acceptance of Parkinson’s disease....

Oregon Artist Sells In New York

June 27th, 2011

Oregon Artist Sells In New York

Hans Magden's 36 x 24 Oil on Canvas painting titled "King of Hearts" sold following his "Opening" at the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in Chelsea NY last May. A portion of Magden's work will be respresented by the New York gallery through April 2012. Over two hundred paintings and sculptures can be seen at this personal gallery in John Day, Oregon.