Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Spoofing Bacchus

  
Bacchus showed signs of alcohol abuse at a very young age. 

Note from me" I needed to lighten up so I'm posting this send-up for you.  This is an actual painting by Guido Reni; not an art parody.  I had to do a search on it to make sure!  :-D
I wish I had photoshop; it would be fun to caption it right on the image. 

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Surealistic Sunday


Hieronymus Bosch

The first Surrealist?
Biography

birth estimated at c. 1450-1516

Self-Portrait

"The master of the monstrous...the discoverer of the unconscious."
~ Carl Jung

Bosh is best known for his tryptichs, depicting fantastic imagery to illustrate the religious and moral preoccupations of his time.

Perhaps his most famous tryptich is The Garden Earthly Delights. I'll show you the whole piece, followed by several of my favorite details from the panels. The details contained within these three panels are amazing to behold, whether you're a fan of Bosh's style and subject matter, or not.

 The Garden of Earthly Delights
1503-1504

Left Wing Details

 





Center Panel Details







 


Left Panel Details








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