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The Pourbus Ruff

This is one of my new pieces that I call “The Pourbus Ruff”. It is an exploration of vanity, one of the seven deadly sins. The frame is related to the Argenti frame I have already posted. ‪#‎markevansfineart‬ ‪#‎markevanspourbusruff‬ ‪#‎markevansargenti‬

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Babel

Babel is part of my resin box series.  Its a very deep box incorporating one of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt’s “character head” busts.  I sliced the bust in half and gilded it with silver.  The box is mirrored and the sun … Continue reading

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Mona Lisa

This is a digital print on canvas of my take on Leonardo’ Mona Lisa.  Mona is a part of the series I am doing based on iconic, world famous paintings, of which the Mona Lisa is probably the most renown. … Continue reading

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Venus Box

I am making a series of boxes using lenticular postcards and my own original lenticular 3D or flip pieces. I am covering these boxes with a collage of images. As the box is handled the images shift. The effect is … Continue reading

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Tudor Dynasty Series

Here is a shot of the entire Tudor Dynasty series on the wall of the Wynn gallery. The Wynn had a show of my work a few months ago. Someone bought the entire series!

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The Diver

Constructed like a baroque stage set, the Diver creates a fantasy world of remarkable depth.

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The Tempest

A deep resin piece using elevations from the Hotel Soubise in Paris. I created a stage set using panels from the room. The “hail storm” is comprised of chunks of citrine crystals that have been gilded on the back so … Continue reading

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Prometheus

Prometheus, the mortal who stole fire from the gods and subsequently punished by them for all eternity. I guess the moral is that knowledge has its price. My version of the myth involved a split figure enduring a shower of … Continue reading

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The Duel

A very deep resin piece. The bust is model inspired by Franz-Xaver Messerschmidt’s weird series of “character busts” from the late eighteenth century. I split the bust in half and gilded it. The rest of the imagery comes from my … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Resurrection refers to the miracle of the cycle of life, death and rebirth. The egg symbolizes the immortal soul and the gold of the egg represents eternity and perfection. Ironically the folktale of the “goose and the golden egg” is … Continue reading

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