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.

roast

 

  • 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.

twempt 

More Tasty Foods From Around The World (Fridays)

Foods found on en.wikipedia.org

Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more delicious foods. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Joumou is a savory dish that comes from Haiti. It’s a soup that’s made from winter squash, plantains, beef, vegetables, and potatoes. It’s eaten traditionally on New Years Day.

jou 

 

  • Halo-halo is a sweet dish that comes from the Philippines. It’s made from  sweetened kidney beans, sugar palm fruit, rice, tapioca, nata de coco, coconut, plantains, sweetened chickpeas, gulaman, cheese, and sweet potato. It’s served in a tall glass.

halo halo

Yokai Wednesdays

All creatures found on yokai.com and yokai.wikia.com

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

  • Amabie is an extremely strange creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a mermaid-like figure with a beak-like mouth, a scaly body, long hair, and three legs. It has healing properties, and carrying around its picture can cure disease.

amabie 

  • Dakoji-No-Kai is a bizarre creature of Japanese folklore. It’s depicted as blue-faced monk with a glowing blue aura. It might have some transparent powers as weapons appear to pass straight through it.

daino 

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.

poold   

 

  • 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.

full buck moion 

Asher’s Pub (Thursdays)

Drinks found on thedrunkenmoogle.com and drinksmixer.com

Hello fellow Mixologists! It’s Thursday, and my Pub is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some great drinks. Now, let me fix you up something special!

  • YRP (Final Fantasy X-2 Cocktail) (Drink created by Scrollbar.dk)

Ingredients

  • 2 cl Dark Rum
  • 2 cl Bols Peach
  • 2 cl Passoa
  • 5 cl Apple Juice
  • 2 lime wedges

Directions: Shake ingredients and serve with ice in a highball glass. Add lime wedges and enjoy.

wrp

 

  • Everpurple Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Everclear® alcohol
  • 6 oz ginger ale
  • 1 scoop grape juice concentrate
  • 1 handful ice

Directions: Add everclear, muddle in grape juice concentrate then add ginger ale and ice.

evert

Yokai Wednesdays

Creatures found on yokai.com

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

  • Chirizuka kaio is a very strange creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a small red oni with a gold crown on its head. It’s known as the “King of Animated Trash”. 

chir

 

  • Sarugami are ferocious creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as large wild monkeys. They can speak the human language, and are extremely intelligent. Almost every human reaction with Sarugami ends with violence, and they can only be slain by brave samurai.

saru

Asher’s Art Gallery (Mondays)

Happy Memorial Day everyone!

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!

  • The First Days of Spring by Salvador Dali 1929 Oil and collage on panel

This is a wonderfully bizarre work by “Master Surrealist”, Salvador Dali. It’s an outdoor piece that has many strange things happening in it. We see a woman with the head of a beehive/bird’s nest hybrid. There’s also a grey man fused to the “face”. The center of the work has a colorful fish sculpture with random numbers printed on its side. The absolute strangest part of the piece has to be the globular human face with the disembodied lower jaw. Tell me what you think of this work in the comments’ section below.

days of spir

 

  • The Territory by Rene Magritte 1957 Oil on canvas

This is a fantastic work by “Belgian Surrealist”, Magritte. It’s yet another outdoor piece that focuses on beauty. The center of the work portrays a colorful countryside with a big green tree and an orange road. It’s surrounded by a baby blue sky with flurry white clouds. The sky gives the work a feeling of mystery and wonder. It’s a amazing blend of Realism and Surrealism. Tell me what you think of this painting in the comments’ section below.

territory