Asher’s Art Gallery

Hello fellow art lovers! My Gallery has recently gotten some new pieces! I hope you guys are ready for some amazing works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!

  • Return of the Bird Tribe by Larry Carlson (May 26th, 2020) 

This is an amazing work by “Master Surrealist”, Larry Carlson. It’s an outdoor piece that’s covered in an explosion of colors. The titular “bird tribe” appears to be strange, human-face creatures with literal toucans for wings. There’s also some kaleidoscopic animals in the background, and multiple Jesus’ sitting on blue couches. The vivid sky is filled with amazing fractals and abstract patterns which pull the viewer into its masterwork. I absolutely adore this piece, and would love to know what you think of it in the comment’s section below.

bird tribe

 

Asher’s Art Gallery

Hello fellow Art Lovers. It’s time for another art post. I hope you guys are ready for some awesome paintings. Now, have fun exploring my gallery!

  • Paradoxs of the Witching Portal by Larry Carlson Archival Pigment Print on paper

This is a beautiful work by “Master Surrealist”, Larry Carlson. It’s an outdoor piece that seems to be made near the brightest part of the day. This can be shown by the gorgeous blue sky and partial clouds. There’s also two female figures on either side of the piece. Unlike normal people, these figures don’t have any facial features, and are instead replaced by cosmic rifts in the space-time continuum. Overall, an absolutely fantastic piece.

 

  • Medijate Vibrate by Larry Carlson Pigment Print on Paper

This is an extremely trippy work by “Computer Guru” Larry Carlson. Unlike a lot of his other pieces, this one only incorporates black and white. Fortunately, this doesn’t make it any less awesome, and the way both colors works is quite admirable. The whole piece is drawn like an optical illusion that moves when your eyes move. I also love the hidden face in the center of the painting.

More Awesome Stands

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!!

Hello fellow Jojo fans! It’s time for another Stand post. I hope you guys are ready for some awesome powers. Now, strike a pose, and let’s begin!

  • Bohemian Rhapsody Stand User: Ungalo (Part 6: Stone Ocean) Type: Automatic Stand Appearance: N/A (A phenomenon) Powers/Abilities: Fiction Realization  (This extremely powerful ability allows the user to bring fictional characters to life. It’s only limited by the user’s imagination. The only way to stop this is to create a character of your own that can destroy the others). This was one of the most bizarre and overpowered Stands every created. I love the idea behind this, and I can think of multiple ways to torment opponents with it.

bohemian

 

  • Soft & Wet Stand User: Josuke Higashikata (Part 8: Jojolion) Appearance: A humanoid, robot-like creature with a 5-pointed star on its head, an anchor-like plate on its stomach, dark eyes, and a purplish-white body. Type: Close-range, evolved, and shared. Powers/Abilities: Bubble Generation (The stand generates soap bubbles that can carry things or pop, doing damage to a chosen target). Plunder (The signature ability of this stand is to “steal” something from an object for its own use. This can be anything from sight to sound). Absorption (When the original Stand user, Josefumi, had the Stand, it could produce bubble that could take on the aspect of an object). Soft & Wet is one of my absolute favorite Stands. I love the various ways that Josuke uses it, and it has an extremely cool design.

soft and wet.jpg

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 extraordinary works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!

  • Penelope’s Tapestry by Rene Magritte 1943 Gouache on paper 

This is an absolutely beautiful work by “Belgian Surrealist”, Magritte. It takes a unique turn from pure Surrealism, and adds Realism to the mix. It’s an outdoor piece with a misty sky and old fashioned houses. We also get a brilliant blend of snowy blue and green grass. The center of the piece houses a snowy tree, and it blends extremely well with the grass. Near the right side of the work, we see another tree, however, this one is green and planted in rich grass. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

peno

 

 

Trippy Art Studio (Every Other Monday)

Hello fellow art lovers! It’s time for another look at some truly insane pieces. Now, let’s begin this mind-blowing adventure into psychedelic heaven!

  • Visitors from the Dark Star by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper.

This is an incredibly trippy and surreal work by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. The piece takes place in a hellish forest with ink black trees and murky red sky. The whole atmosphere is extremely foreboding, and it accelerates in creepiness with the large shadowy creatures. These creatures don’t have facial features, but they do have piercing red eyes. The center of the painting seems to mirror in on itself, with repeated spookiness. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

visitor

 

  • Rainbow Ride by Rae Vena 2010 Acrylic 

This is a beautiful work by a fresh artist I have yet to talk about on this blog. Her name is Rae Vena, and I met her at the Electric Forest. She does some absolutely amazing psychedelic Pop Art. This work, in particular, is very trippy and exceptionally gorgeous. The background is filled with melting rainbows, and metal platforms, and this gives it a brilliant mixture of Surrealism and Realism. In the center of the piece lies a single carousel zebra, and this humorous object brings the work all together.

rainbow ride.jpg

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 amazing works. Now, have fun exploring my Gallery!

  • Titian by Jean-Michel Basquiat  From The Daros Suite of 32 Drawings 1982-83 Acrylic, oil paintstick, pastel, charcoal, and pencil on paper.

This is another wonderful work by “Master Surrealist” Basquiat.  It’s another addition to the Daros Suite, and my god, it’s a good one! This particular piece has a lot of anatomical designs. We see the bone structure of a leg, as well as various green teeth. There’s also many repeated words, and one of Basquiat’s signature “heads”. Lastly, there’s for some reason, a burger situated in the middle of the painting. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

titian

 

  • Armored Train by Gino Severini 1915 Oil on Canvas 

This is an absolutely awesome Futurist piece by “Italian Painter”, Severini. The work has a very industrial feel, and definitely looks like it takes place in the future. The train is made with a very unique sheet of metal and covered with a multicolored background. The defense is comprised of multiple guards armed with high powered rifles. In conclusion this is an absolute treat of a painting that will be loved by many steampunk fans.

armor

Some of My Favorite Cult Films Part 1

Hello fellow Movie Lovers! It’s time for a very special post! I have a very soft spot for the bizarre side of cinema, and think people can make some pretty impressive films with a low budget. The following is a multipart post about some of my favorite Cult Films, and a short spoiler-free summary of each. Be warned though, some of these films contain some pretty controversial content.  Let me know some of your favorites in the comments’ section below, and I may feature them in an upcoming post. Now, grab so popcorn, and let’s begin!

  • The Room Type: Black Comedy, “Romance”, Tragedy,  Directed, Produced, and Written by Tommy Wiseau Rated: R (Language, Violence, and Sexuality) Date Released: June 27th, 2003 Starring: Greg Sestero, Juliet Danielle, Tommy Wiseau, Carolyn Minnott, and Philip Haldiman Runtime: 1 hr. 39 min 

No Cult Film list is complete without this “Painfully Funny” entry. The Room is a massive train wreck created by the enigmatic Tommy Wiseau. It has horrible acting, a shallow plot, and is ironically funny as hell. The story is about a wealthy banker named Johnny (Wiseau) who has a backstabbing fiancée, Lisa (Danielle) that cheats on him with his best friend, Mark (Sestero). What follows is a horribly made love story, that’ll will leave you in stitches.  The film is known as the Citizen Kane of Bad Movies, and has a huge cult following. The story of the film’s production is also quite fascinating, and Greg has released a book on it called The Disaster Artist. 

the room

  • Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead Directed by: Lloyd Kauffman Written by: Gabriel Friedman Produced by: Andrew Deemer Not Rated (But Probably R for Gore, Blood, Sex, Strong Violence, Politically Incorrect Humor, Gross Scenes, Strong Language, Nudity, and Alcohol) Starring: Jason Yachanin, Kate Graham, and Allyson Sereboff Release Date: July 6th, 2012 Genres: Comedy, Musical, and Horror Runtime: 1hr 43 min

If you like incredibly comedic Body Horror films, you’ll fall in love with this film. Be warned though, it’s a Troma film, so expect gratuitous violence, sex, and other gross bodily functions. The plot tells the story of a military fast food restaurant called the American Chicken Bunker. It just so happens to built on ancient Indian burial grounds, so all sorts of chaos ensues. All of the main characters are named after fast food restaurants, and this really adds to the film’s charm. It’s also part musical, and the songs will have you dying of laughter all the way through. 

poultry