Everything You Wanted to Know About Limited Edition Serial Numbers
Published January 2
One of the most frequent topics for questions about Charley’s prints involves the numbering of limited edition prints. This article will explain what a limited edition serial number is and what it means. Numbered limited editions are print runs which are fixed at a certain number of prints issued. By the end of this article...
What's an I'iwi?
Published May 19
Well, of course, this title is just a teaser! There is so much to love about the new collection of Charley Harper poplin themed after Hawaiian flora and fauna. Eight new designs evoke the natural beauty of the islands. Birds, butterflies, flora, oceans and volcanoes are the subjects rendered in Charley’s inimicable style. Imagine those...
Coping with Corona Virus
Published April 12
We are all in this boat together, so while we are adjusting to this new (hopefully temporary) reality of close-to-home confinement, we put together this little guide explaining what we are doing to pass the time. Hopefully it gives you some ideas for at-home education, fun projects and family time. Family Time – Puzzling &...
What is a Serigraph Print?
Published March 19
Serigraphy is a modern printmaking process with ancient antecedents. Its heritage lies in the hand stencils of prehistoric cave art. In the 20th century, serigraphy was made popular by the Pop artists of the 1960s – Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist and Roy Lichtenstein – and also by the more abstract Op artists of the same...
Happy Harper Holidays!
Published December 4
From all of us at the Charley Harper Gallery, Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! We thank you for another year of support and appreciation for the work of Charley Harper. His art is now appreciated around the world. It is loved for it’s beauty, simplicity and sophistication (at the same time). His message of appreciation...
The Future is Accessible by Automobile
Published July 5
The Future is Accessible by Automobile The following post was originally published in 2014 in Geoff Manaugh’s BLDBLOG and reprinted here, with permission. These are so-called “fantasy houses” by artist Charley Harper, originally published in, as far as I can tell, the November 1959 issue of Ford Times, exactly 55 years ago. To use an...
Insightful Interview with Brett Harper
Published June 16
Follow this link for an insightful interview with Charley and Edie’s only child, Brett Harper. Brett talks with the WCPO hosts of ‘Cincy Lifestyle’ about his father and the Charley Harper Art Studio which he manages. https://www.facebook.com/CincyLifestyle/videos/vb.2033702920284775/2069572603364473/?type=2&theater Enjoy!
Loving Our Planet Through the Eyes of an Artist
Published October 4
Loving Our Planet Through the Eyes of an Artist Charley Harper was an artist who traveled to record the plants and wildlife in an illustrative format throughout America. He knew that the world was filled with a fragile balance of life, and he saw humans as the gatekeepers. We have hurt the earth for centuries,...
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Published June 6
NEW: CATNIP! Beautiful 6" x 6" glazed ceramic tile featuring the artwork of Charley Harper. Tile is notched on reverse for hanging. Or, frame with your choice of oak or ebony frame. Or, table-top display is made perfect with an easel. Made in the USA. Shop Here! ALL SOCKS - SAVE 15% Inspired by the work of the iconic artist,…
Top 5 Places to See Mid-Century Modern Architecture
Published December 6
If you are a fan of mid-century modern architecture, you will be happy to know that there are many places in the United States where you can go to see some beautiful examples. Below we have listed the top five places in the United States that you can go to find this type of amazing...