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#fakenews No 3 by Australian Popart artist Merry Sparks

#fakenews No 3

Everyone’s a journalist and reports to a hungry audience via keyboards cloaked behind their computer screens, and consequently “real” Journos world-wide find themselves less relevant.  There is no such thing as an unbiased Journo.  They talk shit. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H91 x W91cm Medium – acrylic and silver leaf on […]

#fakenews No 2 by Australian Popart artist Merry Sparks

#fakenews No 2

Everyone’s a journalist and reports to a hungry audience via keyboards cloaked behind their computer screens, and consequently “real” Journos world-wide find themselves less relevant.  There is no such thing as an unbiased Journo.  They talk shit. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H91 x W91cm Medium – acrylic on linen (currently unstretched) […]

#fakenews No 1 by Australian Popart artist Merry Sparks

#fakenews No 1

Everyone’s a journalist and reports to a hungry audience via keyboards cloaked behind their computer screens, and consequently “real” Journos world-wide find themselves less relevant.  There is no such thing as an unbiased Journo.  They talk shit. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H91 x W91cm Medium – acrylic and silver leaf on poly/cotton […]

Pop Art Perfume Joy No 9 by Australian Artist Merry Sparks

Joy No 9

The most exquisite and expensive parfums epitomise Haute Couture, femininity, grace, elegance, sophistication and sexiness and their lingering musky floral key notes are a magnet for any gentleman. Inspiration for this series is derived from the signature parfums “Joy” and “Chanel No. 5”; the traditional yet timeless contemporary rectangular bottle shapes designed in the Art […]

The Cold Room by Merry Sparks

The Cold Room No 1

I am deeply offended and mortified by the butchering of innocent victims – people and animals – by minority groups which are death cults using “religion” as a guise for their barbaric, abhorrent activities.  This barbarism is a global terrorist threat. In this painting, the first of the series called “The Cold Room”, the slaughter of people is […]

Australian contemporary gun and peace oil painting by pop artist Merry Sparks

The Cold Room No 2 – Imagine

This yellow rendered, graffiti,-covered wall which has been riddled with bullet holes in a war-torn country represents two extremes concurrently – war and peace. In recognition of his bravery and in honor of one of my “sons” and his determination to assist the Australian Defence Force to keep a peaceful world, I dedicate this painting to Private Salter 1 RAR […]

Count Yourself Lucky No 4 by Merry Sparks

Count Yourself Lucky No 4

Originally a common Japanese figurine with the never-ceasing waving arm, the “Maneki-Neko”  is as popular with Chinese merchants as it is with the Japanese, bringing good luck, fortune, happy days, and all round good times for everyone within it’s vicinity. Feelin’ Lucky? – You should be.  Count Yourself Lucky even to be alive in this […]

Count Yourself Lucky 2 by Merry Sparks

Count Yourself Lucky No 2

Originally a common Japanese figurine with the never-ceasing waving arm, the “Maneki-Neko”  is as popular with Chinese merchants as it is with the Japanese, bringing good luck, fortune, happy days, and all round good times for everyone within it’s vicinity. Feelin’ Lucky? – You should be.  Count Yourself Lucky even to be alive in this […]

Pink Diamonds acrylic painting by Australian artist Merry Sparks

Pink Diamonds – Bloody Lucky No 5

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 […]

My Kitchen Toys by Merry Sparks

My Kitchen Toys No 1

Don’t know about your kitchen, but my kitchen is filled with some very interesting objects, each with a role to play which entertains me for hours…   FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed with a contemporary black profile, silver edge float […]

Australia's Favourite Spread by Merry Sparks

Australia’s Favourite Spread No 15

FUCK I’M GOOD JUST ASK ME! Recipe: 2 slices white soft bread 2 large free-range 70g eggs 1 tablespoon butter Lashings of FIGJAM Pepper to taste Method: Toast the bread, fry the eggs sunny-side up and serve on top of toast spread with butter and FIGJAM, sprinkle with cracked pepper.  YUM. Need I say more? FOR […]

orange pop art aeroplane jelly Australian jelly oil painting by Merry Sparks

AND FOR DESSERT… No 1

“Weeee.. like Ae-ro-plane JellyyyYYYY… Ae-ro-plane Jel-ly for meeee!” Aeroplane Jelly is a physical and tasteful treat for the palette and the easiest and most satisfying dessert ever invented.   Buy the Original – SOLD Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic on poly/cotton canvas, framed with a contemporary black profile, silver edge float frame […]

Count Yourself Lucky No 1 by Merry Sparks

Count Yourself Lucky No 1

Originally a common Japanese figurine with the never-ceasing waving arm, the “Maneki-Neko”  is as popular with Chinese merchants as it is with the Japanese, bringing good luck, fortune, happy days, and all round good times for everyone within it’s vicinity. Feelin’ Lucky? – You should be.  Count Yourself Lucky even to be alive in this […]

Fucked Duck No. 1

Why does “Duck Season” exist?  What are we doing to our environment? Do we have too much of an influence over the slow destruction of our beautiful world? Why is it that as the most intelligent species, we leave behind a trail of destruction in our wake? One day we might self-implode. I have too […]

Waratahs No 3

The Waratah is a stunning, large red flower which grows in the southern parts of Australia, it also happens to be the state emblem for New South Wales, and a rugby team – Union of course! FOR SALE – make an enquiry, click HERE Size – H92 x W92cm Medium – Acrylic and silver enamel on […]

Australia’s Favourite Spread Mural

Quick, Nutritious Meal Ingredients: 2 slices white soft bread 2 large free-range 70g eggs 1 tablespoon butter Lashings of Vegemite Pepper to taste Method: Toast the bread, fry the eggs sunny-side up and serve on top of toast spread with butter and vegemite, sprinkle with cracked pepper.  YUM. Click HERE to view a very old, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fucked Duck No 2

Dank, grungy, maybe even a little strange and sinister. A crossover of childhood memories and grit. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H50 x W50cm Medium – Oil and acrylic on board with contemporary white box frame Original paintings will be delivered via the most respected art specialists within Australia; […]

Fucked Duck No 1

Dank, grungy, maybe even a little strange and sinister. A crossover of childhood memories and grit. FOR SALE – buy the original, please enquire HERE Size – H50 x W50cm Medium – Oil and acrylic on board with contemporary white box frame Original paintings will be delivered via the most respected art specialists within Australia; […]


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