Tag Archives: modern art

Grandfather iPhonebox London red telephone box Pop Art Painting by Australian Artist Merry Sparks

Tardis iPhonebox Soho London No 2

Technology moves so fast, that it’s nice to see the original iPhone grandfather.  The phone box is a place where you can:   graffiti; call your lover; do a sneaky deal; or D – all of the above.  Here are a couple of grandfather’s from Soho, London.   FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE […]

Tardis iPhonebooth-Soho-London 1 by Pop Artist Merry Sparks

Tardis iPhonebox London Soho No 1

Technology moves so fast, that it’s nice to see the original iPhone grandfather.  The phone box is a place where you can:   graffiti; call your lover; do a sneaky deal; or D – all of the above.  Here are a couple of grandfather’s from Soho, London.   SOLD – make an enquiry for similar but different, please […]

pink argyle diamond and Chanel No 5 pop art painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamond and Chanel – Bloody Lucky No 1

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

pink argyle diamond Australian pop art by artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 3

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

pink Argyle diamond pop art acrylic and glitter painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 1

The Pink Diamond is a fancy-coloured pink diamond and the more intense its colour, the more valuable it is, aside from the other “3 C’s” of course (cut, clarity and carat).  It attracts on average, 20 times the price of an equivalent white diamond. Located in the East Kimberley region in the top end of Western […]

oil pop art aeroplane jelly australian painting on blue by Merry Sparks

And For Dessert… No 2

“Weeee.. like Ae-ro-plane JellyyyYYYY… Ae-ro-plane Jel-ly for meeee!” It’s a physical and tasteful treat for the palette and the easiest and most satisfying dessert ever invented.   FOR SALE – make an enquiry, click HERE Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed with a contemporary black profile, silver edge float frame […]

This acryic and oil pastel modern art painting by Merry Sparks is of a butterfly drinking nectar from a daisy flower

The Butterflies’ Wine Bar

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H180 x W120cm Medium – Acrylic […]

This red robin bird is featured in this Australian oil painting which is set within a rainforest, by Merry Sparks

Disturbing The Peace

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H61 x W183cm Medium – Oil […]

This modern Australian artwork is an oil and acrylic painting of two orb spiders weaving their webs, by Merry Sparks

Spider Takeaway

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H61 x W183cm Medium – Oil […]

This modern Australian oil painting by Merry Sparks is of two dragonflies mating in the Australian summer sunset

We Meet Again

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H60 x W60cm Medium – Oil, […]

This modern acrylic Australian painting on linen is of a dove which has come home to the rainforest, by Merry Sparks

Welcome Back

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow.  The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H66 x W60cm Medium […]

This Australian acrylic modern artwork on linen by Merry Sparks is of a dove bird that is leaving it's home, a tree in a rainforest

Abandonment

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow.  The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H66 x W60cm Medium […]

This Australian aerial landscape oil painting set in the Bunya Mountains and it is about a mother bird leaving the nest in search of food, by Merry Sparks

Nesting In The Bunyas

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is like constantly viewing the land as bird might – hovering, watching, ready to swoop – free to go wherever you please. Free to escape.

This oil and acrylic Australian painting is of a bird in search of food at the Glasshouse Mountains, by Merry Sparks

A Snack

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is […]

This charcoal, acrylic and oil painting is of a pelican and his home at Lake Eyre South Australia by Merry Sparks

The Pelicans Of Lake Eyre

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is […]

This Austalian oil, acrylic and charcoal painting is of a helicopter taking a joy flight over the Olgas in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia, by Merry Sparks

The Intruder

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is […]

This oil, acrylic and paper Australian Landscape painting is of a helicopter taking a joyflight near Ayers Rock, also called Uluru, in the Norther Territory, Australia, by Merry Sparks

They Came To See The Rock

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is […]

This oil and acrylic artwork is of a man viewing a tornado in an Australian landscape by Merry Sparks

Chasing Tornados

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is […]

This Australian oil and acrylic painting inspired by Brett Whitely is set in a rainforest of a bird leaving its nest in search of food, by Merry Sparks

Tucker Time

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is […]

This oil and acrylic Australian modern art work by Merry Sparks is of a mother red robin bird leaving a foreign nest filled with chicks in a forest

Whoops, Wrong Nest

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow.

This modern Australian acrylic painting by Merry Sparks is of brolgas settling on a lake in the sunset in the Australian outback

Brolgas Settling

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow. Buy Original – SOLD Size – H60 x W102cm Medium – Acrylic […]

Australian big red kangaroo acrylic painting on linen by Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some No 24

Ever heard of the Australian Big Red?  Well here they are in my representation of “Aussie Battlers” who make up a large percentage of the Australian population. Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come.  The ”X” which appears […]

Big Red Kangaroo acrylic on linen Australian painting by Merry Sparks

You Win Some, You Lose Some 23

Many people endure difficult financial times not only within Australia, but globally, and the survival of the fittest ensures prosperity for generations to come. The ”X” which appears on many paintings represents a point of contact – the kick by the kangaroo on the right to the one on the left. Both kangaroos shake violently […]

This oil pastel, oil and acrylic Australian painting is of two king parrots meeting in the cloudy sky, in the Bunya Mountains, Queensland, by Merry Sparks

Our Secret

In my dreams I can fly, and when I think I’m about to fall, I stretch my wings so wide that I am suspended high into the air – just like Jonathon Livingston Seagull. You will see that I have a passion for anything that whizzes past me in flight. I wonder what it is like constantly viewing the land as bird might – hovering, watching, ready to swoop – free to go wherever you please. Free to escape.

This modern Australian oil painting by Merry Sparks is of a dragonfly resting in the sunset

A Pause

I have a fascination for weightlessness, complete freedom and the beauty of wings in various forms, because hosted to them, are beautiful creatures often displaying colours of the rainbow. The transparency of an insect wing is just that – coloured like a rainbow.

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