Pointillism As An Art Form

Pointillism, also called divisionism and chromo-luminarism, in painting, the practice of applying small strokes or dots of color to a surface so that from a distance they visually blend together. The technique is associated with its inventor, Georges Seurat, and his student, Paul Signac, who both espoused Neo-Impressionism, a movement that flourished from the late […]

Top Three Stunning Antique Maps Of Hawaii

Lahaina Printsellers offers a very large collection of antique maps encompassing the world. Our collection of antique maps represents a broad range of map publishers and cartographers, including Ortelius, Blaeu, Mercator, Strahan & Cadell, John Tallis, Rand McNally, Mitchell, Colton, Johnson, Bingham, Weller, Cram and the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (S.D.U.K).  As […]

Hajime Okuda – Rare Lanai Paintings

Rare Lanai Paintings Hajiime Okuda “Lanai from Maui” – Hajime Okuda The paintings of Hajime Okuda (1906-1992) evoke the warmth and luminosity of the great French Impressionists while capturing the beloved memories of mid-century Hawai’i. Reminiscent of Monet’s brushwork, Renoir’s vibrant colors, and Van Gogh’s expressive composition, Okuda’s work places him at the forefront of […]

Todd Kawasaki wins 2nd place in IPA contest

CONGRATULATIONS TODD KAWASAKI! 2016 International Photography Award Winner Todd Kawasaki was Awarded: 2nd place in Nature – Sunset category for the winning entry ”Hale Honu” About IPA: The 2016 International Photography Awards received nearly 15,000 submissions from 103 countries across the globe. IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, where the top three winners are announced […]

The World’s Rarest Map

“The World’s Rarest Map” Visscher Piscator 1617 The National Library of Austria in Vienna has a superb two-sheet world map by Claes Visscher (1587- 1652). It is untitled and undated. The engraving as a whole is a masterly combination of all the emblems of the age: the two hemispheres of the world, the heavens, mythology […]

Marilyn Maulin

Marilyn Maulin A resident of Maui since 1986, Marilyn became interested in mosaics in the mid nineties when her first projects were decorative picture frames and flowerpots.  While  traveling in Europe she was inspired by the beautiful, ancient mosaics she saw in Italy. This experience motivated her to try larger, more complicated projects.  Last year, […]

Matthew Long

Matthew Long Matthew Long is a New Jersey native,  who has found his home on Maui. His extensive travels throughout the U.S., Mexico and Europe, where he observed many differing cultures, have inspired his unique approach to artistic expression; heavily influenced by elements of Greek and Aboriginal cultures and an abiding love of nature. “Buddha […]