Painting • Portrait

Victor Kalin was prolific and versatile. He was comfortable

in all media, including watercolor, gouche, woodcut, pen
and ink, oil, pastel. He made portraits of people he admired

-- with the exception of Richard Nixon. As an outspoken opponent of the Vietnam War, he crosshatched Nixon, aimng to personify dishonesty and trickiness.

Duke Ellington.jpg
Duke Ellington.jpg

Watercolor

John Coltrane
John Coltrane

Pen & Ink: drawing can be seen as the inside liner notes for Coltrane's signature album, A Love Supreme.

John Coltrane
John Coltrane

Watercolor

Odetta
Odetta

Pen and Ink

Tricky Dick
Tricky Dick

Pen & Ink: cross-hatch

Self Portrait, Vic Kalin
Self Portrait, Vic Kalin

Pen, Ink and Watercolor

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