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1. An Evening With Chet Saur. This program showcased the work of
a Connecticut woman artist, named Chet Saur. © 2000.

2. A Collection Of Paintings. by Darrin Andrew La Morte vol.1. © 2001.


3. Gorham's Pond. Darrin films a pond over the span of ten years


and shows clips of a life on a pond. © 1999.

4. A Day In Darien. A film by Darrin Andrew La Morte, different
Days Over the

span of eight to ten years. © 2001.

5. Time-Lapse. A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte.

Darrin
paints this painting over a 28 hour time frame.
Click on the photo below to see my painting of Time Lapse.

6. Running:Self Portrait. A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte,



shown while Darrin runs around the town of Darien, Connecticut. (©2001.)

7. What I see Through My Lense: A Collection of photographs

by Darrin Andrew La Morte. © 2001.

8. The Paintings by Joseph La Morte. Joseph Samuel La Morte is Darrin's
father.


The painting above
is entitled:

"Joseph Samuel La Morte's "Maxwell."

20 x 30in.

Oil on Linen

In this show, we see paintings Joseph created, from childhood to
recent work. (© 2002)

9. Classic Cars At The Driftwood Diner. Classic cars are on
display during Spring and Summer months by local roadsters held
adjacent to the Driftwood Diner, Darien. © 2001.

10. Remembering John. Remember John is a remembrance


John De Nunzio, June, 21st, 1991. of The Artist John De Nunzio, a life long friend. Darrin Andrew
La Morte talks about John, shows some of his work, and gifts he gave,
as well as paints, John, how he remember him. © 2001.

My painting of John De Nunzio



Darrin Andrew La Morte, Sitting infront of one of John's works, 2004.



John De Nunzio, Halloween night 1992.

11.Samuel Joseph La Morte. Darrin Andrew La Morte paints his grandfather.


Samuel Joseph La Morte In Arizona.

©2001 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

12. New Colours:Recent Work Vol.2 A collection of recent drawings, and paintings,


by Darrin Andrew La Morte. © 2001 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

13. Put To Good Use. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints what he thinks
an Outer space Woman might look like. © 2001 Darrin Andrew La Morte.


14 Fireworks. A Film by Steven Otto La Morte. Fireworks is a film
about a dysfunctional family, living in Easthampton, Long Is land. Steven is
a filmmaker, and a graduate of New York University Film School.© Steven
Otto La Morte.




Clip from fireworks



Fireworks/STEVEN LA MORTE at Film festival.

15. Paints A Bird. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints

his Peach Faced Love Bird charlie.
© 2001 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

16. The Bronx Museum Of The Arts-One Planet Under A Groove-
Hip Hop and Contemporary Art.
Darrin Andrew La Morte, travels to the Bronx Museum Of The Arts-To see and film, "One Planet Under A Groove". Hip Hop and contemporary artists where the main theme.

 La Morte films art by various American, African, Japanese, and Cuban artists.

Keith Haring was one, also Also: artist: Jean-Michel Basquiat's graffiti artist work. (1960-1988)



CLIP 'ONE PLANET UNDER A GROOVE' -
Keith Haring was one artist in the 'ONE PLANET UNDER A GROOVE' show:



The Living Room-About Keith Haring's Work.



Keith Haring's Offical Web site

 to film art by various American, African, Japanese, and Cuban artists.

© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

16. The Bronx Museum Of The Arts-One Planet Under A Groove-
Hip Hop and Contemporary Art.
Darrin Andrew La Morte, travels to the Bronx

 to film art by various American, African, Japanese, and Cuban artists.

© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

"CLIP ONE PLANET UNDER A GROOVE"


17. Collage. Darrin paints a man holding a film camera.©



Collage, Darrin Andrew La Morte, 1992.

18. Collage Human-Face. Darrin paints a man and a woman kissing each other
on Valentine's Day.



John De Nunzio, Halloween night 1992.

© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

19. Looking Up At The Moon. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a man


"Looking Up At The Moon"

lying down while looking up at a full moon. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.


20. Backboard:Self Portrait.

Back Board Self Portrait

Darrin hits the backboard with a tennis racket and
ball, meanwhile his painting of his self portrait is show. © 2002 Darrin
Andrew La Morte.

21. Man Walking Down A Dirt Road  (SUNDAY TO MONDAY)

25.


Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a man  walking down a dirt road while on vacation.

© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

22. Sam & Alex. Darrin Andrew La Morte,  paints his nephews, while they were still

just babies. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

23. A Day On Gorhams Pond. Darrin captures wildlife on a Pond in

A DAY ON GORHAMS POND

Darien, Connecticut. Filmed with time-lapse. The female Mute swan died during the filming of this episode. She unfortunately didn't make it throughout the winter. She was buried deep in the marsh.© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

24. The Life Of A Canada Goose In Seven Days. Darrin Andrew La Morte

captures a family of Canada Goose with six newborn Goslings. We watch them eat and play. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

25. Black & White. Darrin Andrew La  Morte  paints for 28 minutes


,

 and creates a abstract face?  What came out to be, a face, of his childhood cat. © 2002 Darrin
Andrew La Morte.


26. America. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a woman holding the American flag,

"America"
CLIP OF AMERICA.


The Darien Memorial Day Parade 2002
An entire video of this parade is available on DVD or VHS


© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

27. Enzo Russo. Darrin Andrew La Morte catches up with an old friend,  Enzo Russo, in Waveny Park,
in New  Canaan, Connecticut. Darrin watches  and  interviews,  Enzo  Russo, while he paints a landscape ,
with a few dogs. People stop and talk to the artist as he is busy painting.

 Enzo Russo was one of the five artists  chosen to  paint a scene in Waveny Park one Summer morning

ENZO RUSSO
Enzo Russo painting a portrait in his Studio.


He is another painting of Enzo Russo's Works the twin brother of Germano Russo.



Enzo Russo's Portrait of a woman.

and afternoon. Pleir Air Painting © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

28. Life In A Box. A film by Darrin Andrew La Morte.

Life In A Box, is an anthropology of observations made about life around me. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

Darrin Andrew La Morte rests in a coffin his soul rises towards heaven:


29. Toy Guns. Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a man holding a toy gun. © 2002 Darrin
Andrew La Morte.


30. Art Hanging Around Darien. Darrin Andrew La Morte, films art

from local artists hanging art in public places and galleries. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

31. The Is land Man. Darrin Andrew La Morte travels to an Is land in Stamford, Connecticut.,


CLICK FOR CLIP

by kayak and paints a bird he saw on the Is land. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

32. My Work As A Collection. Darrin Andrew La Morte paintings

which were created within the last two years. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

33. D-Tin. Darrin Andrew La Morte paints himself running the Dublin City
Marathon. And a portrait of a young woman who was playing the D-Tin whistle whom
he saw before the 9 am start.


© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte. If you look above the word Andrew, that black dot, person is me! I got to the start line early.

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34. The Paintings of Omar Safwat. Omar Safwat is half Egyptian and half Swedish.


We look at his landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

35. The Paintings of Sandy Alexander Garnett. Click on the picture below to visit Sandy Garnett's
Website!


This show was

 taken inside the Rich Forum, Stamford, Connecticut, while on exhibit. Held during 2002.

© 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

36. Halloween. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a scene for Halloween, and makes a special trip to St. Mary's Cementary,

in Greenwich, Connecticut, to do a grave stone

 rubbing of his


The painting above is entitled:

"Halloween."

6' x 9'.

Oil on canvas.

signed bottom middle: Darrin Andrew La Morte

Great Grandmother Angela. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

37. Mr. Bicycle Man. Darrin paints himself riding a bicycle.


He makes and

uses bicycle parts to complete this painting. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

38. Flying Colours. Darrin Andrew La Morte, takes many different  colours of paint using cut in half
plastic milk cartons, tin cans, and throws them onto his piece of Lauan. ©

Click on the photo below to see my painting of 'Flying Colours'.


2002 Darrin
Andrew La Morte.

39.Mute Swans.. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a pair of mated Mute Swans.

The female is a new bird. The female Mute swan died two winters ago. It

didn't make it through the harsh winter.

Click on the photo below to see Mute Swans.


Painted in Darien, November, 4th, 2002.

2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

40. Oliver & Einstein. Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a mated pair of Canada Geese.

The female, Oliver, (Olivia) has

Click on the photo below to see my painting of 'Oliver & Einstein'.


a broken left leg. © 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

41. The Serve. Darrin Andrew La Morte

paints a woman serving a tennis ball. This painting is abstract, however you

can faintly see a woman. The face is a mirror.

So who ever looks at this painting can picture them self, and recall

what it was like to serve a ball in tennis.

  2002 Darrin  Andrew La Morte.

42. Andrei Meshberg-Recent Work.

Darrin films a few pieces of Andrei's

artwork, in Darien, Connecticut. Than,

Darrin Andrew La Morte, travels to New York

City to meet the artist, Andrew Meshberg.
Andrei Meshberg

Andrew's paintings

in this show are still lifes. 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.


43. A Day At The Beach. Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a scene of himself on a

beach off the coast of Western Ireland. The beach Darrin paints is The Great

                                                                                                            Blasket Is land. 2002 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

44. Square Head.

Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints using oil  paint, and

paints an abstract man with a Blue screen a...TV head.

Click on the photo below to see 'Square Head.'


 Painted in Darien.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

45.  Romeo & Juliette

Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints a  of a pair

of mated Mallard ducks. Painted in Darien..

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

46.  Falling Colours.

falling colours

Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints using paint cans.The paint is poured

out on by one. Painted in Darien.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

47. The Diving Duck With The Blue Beak.

Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints using oil  paint, and

paints onto a piece of paper, a diving duck with a

Blue beak.


Painted in Darien.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

48. Rain Drops:Mandrake.

Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints an abstract man late one night.

The man is trying to catch a drop of rain in his hand.


Rain Drops:Mandrake

Painted in

Darien, during July, when the rain just would not stop.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

49. Sitting Down.  A film by Darrin Andrew La Morte. Sitting Down is


a reflection about spending a good part of ones life sitting down.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

50. Recent Work: A Collection of Paintings completed in 2002 &

2003.


Boy Walking Out Of The Doorway While Balancing The Moon On It's Head.

 by Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

51. The Experiment.  Darrin Andrew La Morte, paints using a molds.

.The paint is poured out of paint cans one by one. The paint is than left to dry, and Darrin comes

back days later, and weeks later and adds the next colour, until painting is completed.


Painted in Darien, during

July & August, 2003.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

52. Found Objects.




 Darrin Andrew La Morte, creates a painting using found objects.

The objects are things he owns, and some things he makes, while other things he takes apart. Some of the objects are things people use in everyday life. The final painting is of a man holding a tennis racquet, and a telephone, and a range finder camera. The abstract person holds many objects on his body. His ears, have the sound of Autumn leaves. His eyes have the reflection of tiny broken glass pieces, to reflex light. A CD disk is used for the eye. Pieces of wood, and oil paint to create the net. Paper is cut up into pieces to make the arms. Play dough is used to make the hand holding the the tennis racket. The paint is than left to dry. Darrin comes back to paint the sun, and says good bye.

Painted during

November

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte. 

 

53. Black & White Man Sitting.


movie clip

 

53. Black & White Man Sitting.

Using black paint that really smelled quite bad!  
Darrin Andrew La Morte creates a painting using oil paint.

The subject is a abstract man, who is both black and part white. The painting is of a face and a body and arms, The man is supposed to be sitting.

Painted in Darien, during

December just before Christmas.

2003 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

 

54. Curley The Squirrel.
Curley was such a fun Squirrel!



 Darrin Andrew La Morte finds an injured squirrel on the road while driving home from Cablevision on his road.

Darrin decides to take care of the poor thing..bugger. So he feed him sugar water,because it's jaw was injured, and milk. He nursed it back to it's health and he made a friend. When it felt a bit better he feed it bananas. After releasing it Darrin was injured himself and needed to get stitches. It was not a result from the squirrel. Anyway, so he thought he'd do a painting of the squirrel he took care of.

Painted in Darien, during

February.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

 

55. Anastasia: Pastel Works On Paper.

 Darrin Andrew La Morte travels to NYC to meet the super model Anastasia Dorohova.



Darrin Andrew La Morte & Anastasia Dorohova



I painted her portrait for the show opening. Anastasia is a very beautiful woman. I really enjoyed meeting her it was fun getting to know her, & see her art work. And to hold her pet cat "Moonka!" So on this show we meet the Super model, Anastasia. See her Oil pastel paintings on paper. Her paintings on paper where very colorful. I loved the purples hues she used, and dark blues. They showed a lot of warm feelings, and inner beauty. We than, see some of her modeling pictures at the shows close.

Filmed on location, in New York during

February just before Valentine's Day. Anastasia is a very sweet girl, I got my treat early...Smiling, and laughing, with Anastasia. I enjoyed listening to her thoughts about her artwork.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte. If you have any other questions below are her two web sites.

Click on the photo below to see Anastasia's Artwork.


All modeling pictures Anastasia. Her web sites:


http://www.steadybliss.com And: the link below show's her Yoga information


www.steadsybliss.com. I was amazed that we had so much in common. She likes playing tennis, running, and writing, and painting. I really had fun filming this show.

Again, it definitely was a special treat meeting this model. I hated the price to park my car. ($38.00) What a place. Over all, I could not have met a more beautiful artist for my show. Thank you, Anastasia!

 

56. Germano Russo: Roads Of Tuscany.

 Darrin Andrew La Morte makes a film.

of a friends Paintings and drawings. Germano Russo wanted to record the immense beauty of his favorite place. The Central part of Italy. I think, Germano did capture it in these great works. Click on pictures below to see four of Germano's drawings:


Click on the below picture to read Germano's Bio:



Filmed in Darien during

February.Thanks to Enzo Russo for letting me film the works.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

57. My Walk On The Beach


 Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a painting using oil paint.

Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a beach in Darien, Pear a Tree Point Beach.

Click on pic:


Filmed in during

February.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

58. Michele


  A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte.

Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a friend,named Michele.



Michele with Michael.

Filmed in Darien during

May '04.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

59. April Showers Bring May Flowers


  A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte.

Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a a few flowers, and one giant Sunflower.

Filmed in Darien during

May 2004.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

60. Lisa Black

 Darrin Andrew La Morte films Lisa Black's work, paintings. Her Website link is: Lisa BLACK ·

May '04.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

61. Hairy Self Portrait.
 Darrin Andrew La Morte paints his portrait.

Darrin Andrew La Morte uses his own hair to paint his portrait.

Filmed in Darien during

May '04.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

62. Night.
 Darrin Andrew La Morte paints a painting of The evening, using sugar and black paint which really smelled.

Darrin Andrew La Morte uses some sugar for texture.

Filmed in Darien during

July 2004.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

63. A Family Of Newborn Signets...Photographs By Darrin Andrew La Morte.


Darrin Andrew La Morte photographs a family of Mute Swans, a family of nine new born signets, with only five making it into the wild. However, only two of them survived to see the world.



'Family of Five'

Filmed during May 2004.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

64. The Cyclist

A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte. Darrin's paints a hillside in Ireland on the way to Tralee.

Filmed during July 2004.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

65. Art For John Kerry.
A video by Samir Safwat, artists pulled together and sell their work to help president elect candidate Sen. John Kerry bid for Presidency 2004.


Filmed during July.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

66. The Runner.

A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte, Darrin talks about running The Darien Road Race, and paints a runner running towards the finish line.

Parts filmed with super 8 movie film.

Filmed during October.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

67. Triangle Road.

A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte, Darrin creates a painting again. One he created that he destroyed by accident. So in this show we see Darrin recreate a painting he once painted. Painted with the same general theme in mind.

Filmed during November.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

68. Seagulls In Flight.
A painting by Darrin Andrew La Morte, Darrin creates a new painting with The Seagulls in mind.


Painted a few days before Christmas on December 21st, 2004.

Filmed in Darien.

2004 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

69. An artist retrospect on visiting art museums.
Darrin Andrew La Morte talks about what he recalls about visiting art museums. In this show, Darrin Andrew La Morte travels to New Haven, Connecticut. He pays a visit to The Yale University Art Gallery. The artwork shown in this program is 19th and 20th century American artists,and a famous painting by Vincent Van Gogh, 'The Night Cafe.' Which is part of the museums permanent collection.

Filmed in January.

2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

 

70. Broken Record.
Darrin Andrew La Morte creates a painting using broken 45 lps records. Darrin creates his own lyrics using the records he uses for this TV show.

Filmed in February.

2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte.


 


71. Hand Touching Eye.
Darrin Andrew La Morte creates a painting of an abstract face. A person rubbing their eye with hand.

Filmed in March 6th.

2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte.

72. Spring Fling.
Darrin Andrew La Morte films the Lumina String Quartet in Concert. Held at The Palace Theater. The Lumina String Quartet performed Poem #3 Concert Suite.

Filmed May 7th, 2005

2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte.


73. Flying Balloons.

Darrin Andrew La Morte paints using flying ballons. The Paint held inside ballons are thrown towards a piece of lauan,which holds 100 screws. At first the ballons did not pop. Later, adding water the paint came out and produced a pastel effect when it dried. Filmed 2005

2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte.


Filmed Spring, 2005.

2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte, All rights reserved.


74. Remembering Darien When. Film By Darrin Andrew LaMorte. A documentary about old people from the Town of Darien, Connecticut. I gave my real life documentary about part of life growing up in Darien. Filmed from February 2004, through June of 2005. I used Kodak Super 8 motion picture film. "Remembering Darien When".

Copyright 2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte, All rights reserved.




75. Monkey Bread Tree. A painting of a Monkey Bread Tree By Darrin Andrew LaMorte. A show decicated to my Peach Faced Love Bird. She turns Seventeen. Filmed Septemeber and October 2005.

Copyright 2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte, All rights reserved.




76.Pink Tea Rose. A painting of a Pink Tea Rose By Darrin Andrew LaMorte. A show decicated to my childhood art teacher and to my father. . Filmed November and December 2005.

Copyright 2005 Darrin Andrew La Morte, All rights reserved.




77. Miggs B: LENTICULAR. Darrin Andrew La Morte pays a visit to Miggs Burroughs one man show at the Wesport Public Library. Filmed January 6th, 2006 also Miggs B day

Copyright 2006 Darrin Andrew La Morte, All rights reserved.



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