Carlson Mondays (Every Other Monday)

All works found on larrycarlson.bigcartel.com

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some mind-boggling masterpieces. Now, prepare yourselves for the extraordinary works of Larry Carlson!

  • Psychonaut Sunrise by Larry Carlson 2015 Pigment print on metallic paper

This is a cosmically unique work by “Abstract Guru”, Larry Carlson. The piece transcends reality, and transports the viewer into a kaleidoscopic world. Carlson’s brilliant usage of vibrant colors create a totally sublime atmosphere. He once again, “melts” the colors, which distorts the shapes and bends perspectives. The result is a complex, and extraordinary masterpiece that resembles a floral patterned world of purples, reds, and oranges. I personally adore the miniature suns that appear all over the painting. I always wonder how he comes up with such brilliantly diverse “worlds”. I would love to hear what you guys think of this work in the comments’ section below.

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  • Electrix Sunshine by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper

Here we have another jaw-dropping piece by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. It’s an outdoor scene with a blend of realism and surrealism. The rightmost part of the work appears to be a mountain of flowers that have been “Carlsonified” into patterns of visual trickery. The ground is lime green, and resembles needle-like blades of grass. The top of the work displays the “Sunshine” in all of its glory. It’s a perfectly amazing electric blue with a mandala surrounding it. It also is giving off a purplish-blue shine. The purple blends into the background, making it “pop out” to the viewer. Tell me what you think of this work in the comments’ section below.

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Asher’s Art Gallery (Every Other Monday)

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and my Gallery is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some fascinating works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!

  •  Strawberry Fields by Chiho Aoshima 2003 Digital Chromogenic print

This is an incredibly sublime work by Japanese Pop Artist, Aoshima. It’s a perfect blend of beauty and the grotesque. The work takes place in the titled “Field”, where many strange things appear. There’s a limp body hanging from one of the trees, as well as, a creepy crocodile. The beauty of the piece comes from the scenery, and the strange nude bunny/human hybrid. I’d love to hear what you think of this piece is the comments’ section below.

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  • Dutch Interior I by Joan Miro 1928 Oil on canvas

This is an extremely bizarre work by “Spanish Surrealist”, Miro. It’s a painting of the inside of a house. Unlike the standard living space, this one appears to defy all forms of physics. The table is floating upside down, and a man is floating on an invisible bed. I absolutely adore the absurdness of this work, and it really works to comedic effect. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

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Yokai Wednesdays

All creatures found on Yokai.com

Konichiwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to look at some more interesting yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Okka is an extremely bizarre creature of Japanese folklore. It’s depicted as a tiny, yet bulbous yokai with a bright red body, large eyes, a tail, and two clawed feet. It has been portrayed in many scrolls, and has many other names.

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  • Furuogi is a creature with an unknown backstory. It’s depicted as hairy, and squat being with a folding fan sprouting out of its back. Its name was discovered much later than its appearance. I would love to find out more about this yokai, and I hope that some research will come out soon.

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Asher’s Art Gallery (Every Other Monday)

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and my Art Gallery is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!

  • Roast (Part of The Daros Suite of Thirty-two Drawings) by Jean-Michel Basquiat 1982-83 Acrylic, oil paintstick, pastel, crayon, charcoal, and pencil on paper

This is a incredibly unique work by ” The Late and Great”, Basquiat. It has all of his unique traits such as repeated words and vibrant splashes of color. We also see on of his trademark “heads” to the left of the work. Unlike his other skeletal faces, this one is multicolored and scribbled on with a white marker. The black background really brings out the colors of the face. The self titled, “Roast” is an extremely realistic roasted goose. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

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  • The Temptation of St Antony by Max Ernst 1945 Oil on canvas

This is a colorful, but unnerving work by “European Surrealist”, Ernst. The piece appears to take place near a lake that’s surrounded by many rocks. There are also many creepy, almost Lovecraftian creatures residing in the lake. St Antony is covered in bright orange robe, and appears to be immense pain. The creatures remind me of deep sea fish, and they definitely can put the viewer on edge. I find this piece to be strangely compelling, because of the seemingly pristine body of water. While, it’s not a piece for everyone, I still find it to be pretty amazing. I am really looking forward to your opinions in the comments’ section below.

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Carlson Mondays (Every Other Monday)

All paintings found on larrycarlson.bigcartel.com

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and you know what means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more incredible works. Now, let’s dive into the amazing world of Larry Carlson!

  • Poolside by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper

This is a wonderful piece by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. The work is an outdoor scene with a fiery mesh-covered background. There’s a female figure in the center of the work with a zebra patterned body. The “pool” is also made of mesh, and is a gorgeous light blue. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

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  • Full Buck Moon by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper

Here we have another amazing art piece by “Master Surrealist”, Larry Carlson. This work is an awesome blend of Realism and Surrealism. The bottom of the piece depicts a single buck standing on a rock, which is surrounded by trees. As you gradually rise up, the image gets more psychedelic, and your eyes are met with an amazing rainbow display of shapes. This looks incredibly beautiful, and you can tell that a lot of care went into it. You then get to the “Moon”, which is surrounded by a blue and red aura. I love the look of this work, and I would love to hear your opinions about it in the comments’ section below.

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Carlson Mondays (Every Other Monday)

All works found on  larrycarlson.bigcartel.com

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more trippy paintings. Now, let’s dive into the awesome world of Larry Carlson!

  • Star Love Vortex by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper

This is an absolutely brilliant work by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. It’s a space piece with beautiful stars and shadowy figures. There’s also an incredibly trippy collage of melting female faces that create a bizarre spiral near the piece’s center. Lastly, our eyes feast upon the gorgeous array of rainbows that surround the work.

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  • Between Dimensions and Roses by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper

In my opinion, this is one of Larry Carlson’s best works. What we get is a brilliant blend of Realism, Photography, and Surrealism. There are beautiful red roses on each side of the work. We also see a female figure with a hollowed out face that’s shooting a rainbow laser beam. She’s wearing a melting dress, and various demonic figures surround her. I’d love to hear what you guys think of the piece in the comments’ section below. 

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Asher’s Art Gallery (Mondays)

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and my Gallery is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery

Dia de Los Muretos by Diego Rivera 1923 Fresco

  • This is a beautiful work by Mexican artist, Rivera. The piece is of a “Day of the Dead” festival. It is very colorful, and many people are seen wearing Calavara masks. The realism of the painting compels the viewers to become drawn into the festivities and thrilling music. Tell me what you think of this work in the comments’ section below.

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  • Boxer Rebellion by Jean-Michel Basquiat 1982-83 Part of the Daros Suite of Thirty-Two Drawings Acrylic, oil paintstick, pastel, crayon, charcoal, and pencil on paper

This is a fantastic work by “The Late and Great Surrealist”, Basquiat. The piece has various repeated words, bright colors, and strange humanoids. The first boxer has an earless, red face with a tiny build and red shoes. The second boxer has a humanistic face and netted stockings. He appears to be yelling, and there’s a noticeable scar on the right side of his face. We can also see his ribcage and spinal cord. The absurdity of the piece is what compels the viewers to it. Tell me what you think of this work in the comments’ section below.

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