Richard Hass is a painter and printmaker best known for his large scale architectural murals that make use of trompe l’oeil illusions to drastically alter the facades of buildings across the United States. He has been called the great architectural muralist of our time. This is an example of his smaller-scale painting projects that faithfully record classic American buildings and streetscapes. He has a strong understanding of architecture, and his paintings breathe a new life into the chosen building or view.
Title: Manhattan Bridge Study
Artist: Richard Haas
Richard Hass is an American painter and printmaker best known for his large scale architectural murals that drastically alter the facades of buildings. He creates realistic architectural elements while also giving each piece depth and a life of its own. This particular drawing of the Manhattan Bridge effectively uses angles and color to create a beautiful and fresh take on this iconic New York City landmark.