TITLE: Liberace and His Mother Had the. The Apes & Miniature Poodles. Were Called Out to Entertain. Title hand painted in tiny letters across the bottom.I also have many prominent. Susan Sarandon and Jimmy Vaughan. For more information on this and other. ARTIST'S DESCRIPTION OF PAINTING. This piece follows a central theme of my rock and roll icon body of work- which is fame and the odd things surrounding it... In this scenario from my imagination- The Stones are invited to.
Dinner at Liberace's Mansion. I looked at photographs of Liberace's mansion to garner inspiration.But the entire setting of the room the chairs, the painting on the wall behind Liberace. The chandelier, and the folk art style dragon gargoyle chairs are from my imagination. Liberace's outfit including his baroque shoes and royal red.
And white cloak is also from my imagination. All the guests are wearing party hats.After dinner is severed Liberace calls out his pets to entertain. Mick is so surprised he leaps from his seat and grasps his. Liberace smiles from ear to ear. Liberace's Mother sits across from her son. With a mink stole and an orchid corsage.
Charlie Watts sits to the right of Liberace's Mother. A vague luminous Brian Jones is sitting at the far right end of the table. The guests are served steak, asparagus and peas. When Liberace calls his toy poodles and apes to entertain his guests. One poodle hops up on the table holding a tiny guitar.Another poodle arrives on stilts. The apes have clothes on that match Liberace's. The painting is partly autobiographic. As much of my rock and roll icon art is... Diner time at our home was always a somber event with my father interrupting. Any conversation to correct our table manners. He barked at one sibling.. Stop clicking your fork against your teeth! He was a professor and ex-lieutenant. But when I was a teenager my stately Grandmother lived with us for a while. And brought with her some joy and panache. She wore a long Chinese silk house coat that resembled one of Liberace's. We called her "Nana" and she never missed one of Liberace's concerts on T. She watched also watched every Perry Mason episode and very episode of As The World Turns. I remember coming home from school one afternoon and Nana was watching Perry Mason and. Eating her favorite delicacies (pickled asparagus) straight from the jar.
Holding the tip of the asparagus between her thumb and forefinger- she'd tilt her head slightly backwards and drop one green stalk into her mouth at a time. One night Liberace had a concert and she invited me to join her. As I sat beside her chair on the shag carpeting- she drew my attention to his extraordinary talent- (noting his grand piano, expensive costumes and long fingers). Adding that he was not a homosexual as I assume many people suspected...Now, back to the STONES.. I love this quote by Mick Jagger- (from a Rolling Stone Magazine interview). Where does that come from in you?
I mean, you're writing about Your mother, she's an heiress/Owns a block in St. John's Wood, but she's sleeping with the milkman, or something. Well, it was just kind of rich girls' families - society as you saw it. It's painted in this naive way in these songs. But at the time to write about stuff like that must have been somewhat daring.I don't know if it was daring. It just hadn't been done. Obviously there had been lyric writers that had written stuff much more interesting and sophisticated - say, Noel Coward, who I didn't really know about. He was someone that your parents knew. The lyricist who was really good at the time was Bob Dylan. Everyone looked up to him as being a kind of guru of lyrics. It's hard to think of the absolute garbage that pop music really was at the time. And even if you lifted your game by a marginal amount, it really was a lot different from most everything else that had gone before in the 10 years previously.
The image itself is 10 " high and 1 2 " across. The solid custom made shadowbox boxed wooded frame is. 18" high, 20" across and 2.5 deep.
I have firmly affixed a vintage porcelain poodle. To the bottom edge of the frame. And some genuine mink strips to the outside edges of the piece. The matte area is hand-made from an expensive slightly textured wallpaper sample.It is snakeskin design in electric blue. I found some very old plastic toy food from the 40's. And panted foods identical to them on the plates in the painting. This piece is ready to hang. I have attached small screw eyes. And braided picture wire to the back of the frame.
As with all my pieces, this one will be signed (KATA) and dated (201 3) by me. This piece is between category 1 and category 2.An entirely hand painted PRIMARY ORIGINAL/ VERSION of my work. This piece differs significantly from that piece. The Primary Original did NOT have Brian Jones in it. It also DID not have the same depiction of Mick as this one does. This piece has a much more detailed and realistic depiction of Mick. It also has the pet apes.
This piece is between Categories 1 and 2. It's difficult to categorize- please read the paragraph directly above...PRIMARY ORIGINALS These are the most time-consuming and generally the largest in scale of my works. They are owned by hundreds of Private Individuals and many Museums worldwide. One Primary Original work of art can take me weeks, months or even years to create. For decades I created an average of five to twenty pieces of this large, time-consuming type work per year. VERSIONS OF WORK These are generally the second most time-consuming and expensive of my works.
They are entirely hand-painted Versions of certain of my Primary Original Paintings. Something similar but not necessarily as expensive. They are similar to but in no way identical to the Primary Originals after. Which they take their inspiration. They are also not merely a re-painting of my PRIMARY ORIGINALS because each one contains.They become an extension- a continuation of the PRIMARY ORIGINALS from which they are inspired. I typically spent two to five weeks on each piece.
They sometimes (but did not always) have unique frames. Which I embellished with one-of-a-kind mattes and vintage objects de' art and unusual titles. They were framed in many ways, simply. Ornately, or were painted on gallery wrap canvas or on furniture (which required no frame). All these pieces are ethically technically.Legally (and in every way) Original Paintings. REPLICA ORIGINALS These pieces are similar to my VERSIONS of WORK category, see 2. They were typically the third most expensive type of work, I created many more of them.
Than of category 2, and they were as close to being identical to the PRIMARY ORIGINALS as possible thus, had no new creative. Developments within them with the important exception of the frames which wre often very unusual or elaborate. Hand-painted (generally smaller than the Primary Originals) replicas of some of my favorite Primary Originals. They are legally and ethically also Original Paintings in their own right. These pieces generally required days or sometimes.
Further notes about the frames: They often had very unusual frames which I embellished with one-of-a-kind. Mattes and vintage objects de' art and unusual titles. They may be painted on wood, canvas, or other materials. SMALL GALLERY WRAP CANVAS REPLICA ORIGINALS. This is a new category- created in 2021.
I originally created less than 50 of these- and have less than 30 remaining. And do not intend to create any more. ONE-of-a-KIND WORK on HEAVY PVC with limited hand painting.The hand painting; although limited makes each piece. An original technically and legally.
8.5" X 11" SIGNED PRINTS. KATA's prints are signed by her after being printed on very heavy card stock paper. With a gloss finish using the most expensive state of the art equipment.
These prints may easily be displayed using the. Professional custom framing is one option. There are at least two other easy DIY options. Frame which has glass and hanging apparatus.Look for a frame marked either 8x10 or 11x14 that is the print size not the overall. Height and width of the frame. If purchasing an 8x10 frame one can easily trim off a bit on the bottom top and sides of the print. Once you've gotten this far, you will probably figure the rest out (or look for a YouTube).
The last suggestion is to have your print. Laminated, then place a self-stick hanging apparatus on the back. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".The seller is "katabillups" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.