Said the Spider to the Fly

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Head split in three and eyes that pierce the soul, this once-forgotten relic of a bygone era is painted with such lifelike realism that anyone whose gaze happens to land on it is given the feeling that they are the one being looked at and observed. The warm light spills … (read more)

Head split in three and eyes that pierce the soul, this once-forgotten relic of a bygone era is painted with such lifelike realism that anyone whose gaze happens to land on it is given the feeling that they are the one being looked at and observed. The warm light spills in as if from a performance stage, the puppet standing off to the side waiting for his cue that may never come again. The twisted smirk on the puppet gives us the sense that not only is he in on the joke but knows that a soon-to-be-forgotten future awaits us all. Stunning and dark, this painting is the second and seminal work in Greg Hildebrandt’s Kids Stuff series.

First place winner in the category of still life for the 2014/2015 Art Renewal Center's Annual Salon Competition.
MEAM Museum in Barcelona, Spain
Salmagundi Club in New York City

Art ©Greg Hildebrandt All Rights Reserved.


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Comments

hairofmedusa
2021/09/29

eerie! Love it

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Moondoggie
2021/05/25

It's like he doesn't realize the theater is closed. So awesome!

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Greg Hildebrandt
(creator)
2021/05/25

Thanks

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Oguz Dogru
2021/05/25

Ahh.. love it!

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Greg Hildebrandt
(creator)
2021/05/25

Thanks

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