Ruth LaGue
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

In her abstracted landscape paintings, Ruth LaGue pares composition down to its barest form. Through simple color, line and form, landscapes are invoked, rather than detailed. Ruth adjusts the placement of the horizon line in her paintings to suggest a range of natural formations. She stretches form, line and color to their limits, providing the least amount of visual information needed to understand the landscape. Her color palette is nuanced and each color is distinctly her own. She is deeply influenced by her childhood in Alaska and her travels to India. While in India, she found an indelible connection between the vast, wild landscape of her childhood and the limitless internal landscape of the soul. Ruth’s beautifully simplified landscapes become metaphors for the spiritual or otherworldly realms inherent in both nature and in the self.

Spring
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700

Falling Rain
30" x 40" , acrylic painting
$2,800

Dusk
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700


Purple Horizon
20" x 20" , acrylic painting
$1,150

Trees in the Clearing
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700

Ancient Valley - Ode to the Sinaqua
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700


Lost Horizon
36" x 36" , acrylic painting
$3,750

Lilies on the Water in the Rain
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700

Sun Breaks Through
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700


Southwest Landscape
20" x 24" , acrylic painting
$800

When the Heavens Touch the Earth
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700

Turquoise Mist
20" x 24" , acrylic painting
$800


Swirling Storm
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700

The Falls
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700


True North
30" x 30" , acrylic painting
$2,700

Rain
36" x 36" , acrylic painting
$3,675

Clearing in the Fields
20" x 24" , acrylic painting
$725


At River's Edge
20" x 24" , acrylic painting
$725

First Sign of Spring
48" x 48" , acrylic painting
$4,800


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