Description: Realist artist Bill Murphy is one of the few contemporary painters who seems comfortable depicting cityscapes at nighttime. This large watercolor entitled "Bayonne: Arabian Nights" captures the rather threatening beauty of the New Jersy oil refineries. Bill Murphy conveys both the irony and the visual--even romantic--appeal of a most urban scene.|
To learn more about this painter and printmaker who is represented in major collections including The British Museum, New York Public Library, New York Historical Society and Westinghouse Corp., visit Bill Murphy's Staten Island studio. View more Bill Murphy artworks.
Bill Murphy recent publications:
"Bill Murphy and His Quest for Space" by Brett Busang; American Art Quarterly, Spring 2005
"Impressions of New York"; Prints from the collection of the New York Historical Society; Princeton Architectural Press, 2004