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"Mango and Mantis" by Joe Helms

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Small (16.4" x 22.0")

$12.96
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60″ × 45″ ,oil on canvas

Tags

praying mantis, mango, fruit, insects, realism, drama, nature

ARTIST STATEMENT:.
I would define my style as modern classical. I’m interested in life’s little dramas. Using allegory and symbolism there evolves a suspension of disbelief. Drawing the viewer in and along a storyline. I’m interested in tapping into the collective unconscious so each individual viewer forms their own personal narrative from the piece. I strive for a contrast between a calm and uneasy with a pensive quality: the instance before the event…
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Comments

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanalmost 2 years ago

    Some might think this is a gross image…however I think it is quite a brillliant piece of work!!
    A fave!

  • gross or not…..just life’s little dramas….thanks Heather

    – Joe Helms

  • Xiao T Ye
    Xiao T Yealmost 2 years ago

    oh Joe thats a really juicy and sweet mango as i can tell from your drawing!well done!

  • a bit to juicy it seems ….oxoxo thnks Xiao

    – Joe Helms

  • Donna19
    Donna19almost 2 years ago

    Joe your work is always so beautiful. Excellent

  • and your comments are always so sweet….

    – Joe Helms

  • louma Rabah
    louma Rabahalmost 2 years ago

    so real

  • thank you Louma

    – Joe Helms

  • Sandy Taylor
    Sandy Tayloralmost 2 years ago

    BE-U-TEE-FUL! Bravo! : )

  • Cheers Sandy….oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHessealmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful, beautiful work!

  • thank you Jolante….oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 2 years ago

    Fantastic art piece! I love all the work and detail, plus the wonderful colour.

  • too sweet Ann, thank you

    – Joe Helms

  • scallyart
    scallyartalmost 2 years ago

    These paintings of yours are fabulous.

  • thanks so much scally…oxox

    – Joe Helms

  • madvlad
    madvladalmost 2 years ago

    classic art, at its best,,nice seeing museum quality on redb,as i live in nowhersville

  • Museum quality, thanks so much Vlad, your to kind my friend….cheers

    – Joe Helms

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakealmost 2 years ago

    Wow Joe, your work is a fine discovery! Your portfolio is a wonderful addition to the site.
    I am in owe in front of your work!

  • You are to sweet Beatrice…..thank you so much ..oxoxo

    – Joe Helms

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