Homage_jacket_cover_revised_smallNew CORTEZ BOOK by Karen Pope

FOR CENTURIES artists have been challenging their intellects and skills by paying homage to the painters who preceded them. Jenness Cortez has emerged as the twenty-first century’s most notable exponent of this facet of art history. Her masterful work gives Cortez solid footing in the colorful lineage of artists who have appropriated vintage images and woven them into their own distinctive, recognizable fabric.

Cortez_HenryJENNESS CORTEZ Contemporary American Realist Painter

Jenness Cortez is a distinguished figure in the contemporary revival of classical realist painting.

She was born in Indiana and exhibited a very early talent for art. As a teenager, she took private lessons with Antonius Raemaekers, a well-trained Dutch-born painter and superb teacher whose early instruction continues to influence her work.

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After more than five decades of involvement in the art world, this simple statement, made by a friend while looking at a splendid Monet painting, brought into bright clarity the way to know the genuine article–a real work of art. The paintings of Jenness Cortez make my heart sing.

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“It makes my heart sing!”

For thirty-six years Perlmutter Gallery has worked with private collectors, muesums,corporate collections and bank trust departments for the acquisition of original Jenness Cortez paintings.

60 Garner Road, Averill Park, NY 12018 • Tel. (518) 674-8711 • jennesscortez.com • I-90 exit 8 near Albany, NY