With roast dinners made of gemstones, planes dropping boiled-sweet bombs and a girl sipping from a brain with a straw, artist Eugenia Loli’s magical realist mash-ups are mind-bending, strange and unsettling
Alexander reference -- circus performer story idea - "The stork," a man who is in the circus because of a deformity, but has the most pure and romantic heart of all, and falls in love with someone whom he is too shy to speak to
Eskimo with mask; Stranger - Alaska Sea Scout Expedition of Mr. Lewis, the owner of the yacht called 'Stranger'. on a trip of Sea Scouts from Newport Beach CA., to Alaska in 1937 (I know its not Haida, but I loved the structure of the mask)
The girl depicted near the fountain shaped as a lion head, is Polyxena, the daughter of the Trojan king Priam. She is filling his jar of water, unaware of what will happen to her and her brother Troilus in a little latter. On the other side of the lekythos, behind the fountain, Achilles, hidden with shield and spear, is ready to kill her brother Troilus and capture the young princess. Attic black-figured lekythos Made in Athens Attributed to “The Athena Painter” About 480 BC Paris, Musée…
rfmmsd:Artist & Illustrator:Adrian Baxter“Mother of of you with a keen eye may recognize this lady. I borrowed her as a reference for practice, and as a nod to the old masters. She originally belongs in a painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau.