South African born, Emil Rutenberg settled in Los Angeles in 1983 where he established a fashion label under his personal creative direction. His innovative concepts rapidly gained a strong US and international following.
Over the years Emil’s creative drive shifted towards fine art.
Here’s what renowned artist and art teacher, Joe Blaustein, has to say about his work.
“Emil’s sketches are a powerful and rich blending of skill with intuitive and spontaneous strength. His works exhibit a freshness, a beguiling charge, and are a pleasure to see.”
This website is a collection of earlier and more recent work, tracing Emil’s development as an artist. It expresses his unique perception of the human spirit, exposed through the human form.