This strawberry is the inspiration for this post. It showed up in my strawberry patch a few years ago. Nothing I’ve grown since has topped it. Who doesn’t love elephant shaped strawberries?
1: Fanny Strawberry
This is subtly wonderful the way the shape is both strawberry and cow simultaneously. And she’s wearing such a serene look, as if she knows strawberry milk is better than the plain kind.
2: Surreal Strawberries
I’ve got a weakness for “monster plants” so this caught my eye immediately. It’s rendered so delicately, yet has a wonderful undercurrent of evil.
3: Strawberry Egg
What do you suppose this tastes like?
4: Garden of Earthly Delights
Hieronymus Bosch crammed alot of great little details in his Garden of Earthly Delights and this is one of my favorites.
5: Strawberry Hand
I’ve got a pretty good imagination but I can’t begin to guess what prompted this piece. That always gets bonus points in my book.
This is the juiciest looking fish I’ve ever seen, and his look of stunned indecision is so expressive.
7: Nature of Nurture
I have adored this painting for years and managed to score a print some time back. I think it’s all about the octopus for me, but over all Greg Simkins uses such a wide range of textures in his work that they are all a delight to view.
Got a favorite? Leave me a comment!