Proboscis Monkey In A Suit

An Ugly Animal In A Cute Outfit, this one’s in a suit and tie. A sophisticated Proboscis Monkey with a pet turtle and fish, showing off his antique collection and Persian rug. Proboscis monkeys dine on raw fruit and therefore I included a replica painting from one of my favourite movies, The Grand Budapest HotelContinue reading “Proboscis Monkey In A Suit”

Atlantic Wolffish In Fishnet

I finished my painting yes I did. Atlantic Wolf Fish In Fishnetacrylic on canvas9 x 12 x 1.5 inches2020$400 CAD An Ugly Animal In A Cute Outfit, this one’s in fishnet. The Atlantic Wolffish lives by the rocky ocean bottom dining on lobsters and other crustaceans. Included is Salvador Dali’s Lobster Telephone and a throwbackContinue reading “Atlantic Wolffish In Fishnet”

Lucky September 🍁

I’ve had a booming September! My Peacock Descending A Staircase was selected for one of Saatchiart.com’s New This Week curated collections. They have thousands of artworks to choose from so it’s always an honour. I sold 3 prints: Peacock Descending A Staircase I sold a number of postcards and custom stamps through my Instagram: @lisangartContinue reading “Lucky September 🍁”

What is this Role of Uncomfortable Art? Jusepe De Ribera and My Booby Painting

Listening to a podcast on Baroque artist Jusepe De Ribera 1591 – 1652, I learned he was proud of who he was, a Spaniard in Italy. He played that part of himself up in his signage and setting himself apart from Caravaggio, a direct influence. He married into an art dealer’s family and plotted himselfContinue reading “What is this Role of Uncomfortable Art? Jusepe De Ribera and My Booby Painting”

What’s An Aye Aye? In the Aye of the Beholder.

Aye finished a painting! Part of an ongoing series featuring Ugly Animals In Cute Outfits, this one features a monkey type creature called an aye aye in a lacy nightie. Legend has it if you find an aye aye and it points its long middle finger at you, it means death and you must killContinue reading “What’s An Aye Aye? In the Aye of the Beholder.”

Where Do You Get Your Inspiration? Leonardo Da Vinci and His Mona Lisa.

People ask, “Where do you get your inspiration?” From everywhere really: dreams, happenings, daily life and of course, other artists -it depends on the piece! A few years ago I re-did Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa by featuring myself in pink fur as the, “Furry Lisa.” I thought about this painting again recently when IContinue reading “Where Do You Get Your Inspiration? Leonardo Da Vinci and His Mona Lisa.”