An ocean painting can be full of meaning and hidden depths. Many famous seascape paintings are nothing but a true reflection of the artist’s feelings. We can trace the practice of ocean painting to China. Dutch Golden Age painters made maritime painting famous in Europe. This article will help you discover the birth and perpetuation of nautical art. You will also get to know the artists who have painted some of the most celebrated seascape paintings till date.
If ‘thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel’ Michael Kahn surely caught the wind and set forth his sail to explore, dream and discover the ebb and flows of life. In the contrast of light and darkness do the protagonists of his play reveal their characters, frozen in time; the boats, the marine scenery soaking in the light and sometimes the dearth of it, all become unified in a grand scheme of things. And this masterful story-teller from Southern Pennsylvania continues on his journey for the next sparkle on the wave, however far from shore may it be.