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Artist Biographies & Paintings from the South Pacific

Ralph Burke Tyree, Hawaiian Wahine, oil on board, 1956

South Pacific Dreams is a publisher of artists’ biographies and paintings whose primary works are from the South Pacific.

It will provide you with ideas and dreams in your quest to read and partake on your own South Pacific adventures.

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LEETEG: BABES, BARS, BEACHES, BLACK VELVET ART

Edgar Leeteg once described himself as a “fornicating, gin-soaked, dope-head.” As the father of black velvet art and party man of Tahiti, Leeteg painted sumptuous vahines in his tropical paradise Villa Velour on the island of Moorea, between 1933-1953.

TYREE: ARTIST OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Ralph Burke Tyree was an American artist of the mid-twentieth century who had a prolific career painting scenes from the South Pacific, capturing the quiet exoticism of the island people and the landscapes in oil on board and black velvet.

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Leeteg:
Babes, Bars, Beaches, Black Velvet Art