‘Canoe Maker’ Wood Block Print by Dietrich Varez – 1979

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‘Canoe Maker’ Wood Block Print by Dietrich Varez – 1979

PRESENTING a Beautiful medium sized Wooden Block Print of the &#8216Canoe Maker&#8217 by Dietrich Varez -1979. Signed by the artist.

Well regarded American/Hawaiian Artist, Dietrich Varez, in wonderful first wooden body, from 1979.

Signed, dated and ‘titled’ by the artist, in pencil, on the base border of the print.

Framed, matted and under glass.

Mr. Varez, handed absent in 2018, so his artwork will most unquestionably enhance in benefit and significance.

Titled: &#8220CANOE MAKER&#8221

Signed: DIETRICH VALEZ 1979.

Extremely COLLECTIBLE, excellent piece of decorative Hawaiian artwork!

Varez, Dietrich &#8211
In an period in which the fine arts and crafts have become a significant small business, Dietrich Varez remained an superb exception.
Dietrich arrived to Hawai‘i at age 8, when his mother married his stepfather Manuel Varez. Soon after the war-torn Germany he’d known, it was really like at 1st sight, and his romance with Hawai‘i grew. Shunning publicity and functioning in the most basic achievable manner with linoleum blocks, Varez constantly shaped his strong personal expression of Hawai‘i. By mother nature a tranquil and retiring male, he lived with his spouse Linda (a noted painter) in a distant rain forest placing close to Volcano Village on the Massive Island. Isolated by various miles of undesirable street, he was capable to keep the tranquility he wanted for his get the job done.
The Hawai‘i of old—when spirits inhabited each and every tree and stone, and gods walked the earth—was Dietrich’s inspiration. His do the job boldly traces the adventures and passions of a solid of legendary people he carefully researched in legend. He lovingly and faithfully depicted Hawaiians working towards the arts, capabilities and values of previous Hawai‘i. The Dietrich Varez catalog includes a prosperity of awareness and could be termed “Old Hawai‘i Illustrated”.
For numerous decades, Dietrich labored as a bartender and did his art only in his off-hours. Originally he carved bas-reliefs and gave them away to good friends. “But,” he says, “that bought out of hand, so I carved a woodcut and located I could print tons of copies.” In 1974, when the Volcano Artwork Heart Gallery to start with put his prints on sale for $2 every single and bought 7 in the initial thirty day period, his life as a total-time artist began. The gallery now carries 227 Varez prints and has offered hundreds of countless numbers of them.

Beloved artist Dietrich Varez handed away on August 14, 2018 at sundown to a beautiful sunset related to his primary paintings. His spirit will dwell on through the quite a few artworks he produced in his lifetime.

&#8216Canoe Maker&#8217 Wooden Block Print by Dietrich Varez &#8211 1979

Provenance: From a DFW (At first Los Angeles) Personal Assortment.

Dimensions: 28.25 in x 23.5 in (Frame)

Problem: Extremely good.