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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sphinx Riddle Redux

Illustration Friday: CAUTION. In ancient mythology, those who answered the Riddle the Sphinx posed had to get the answer correct, or forfeit their life. The painting contains both the riddle and its answer.

"The Riddle of The Sphinx" 11 x 14, acrylic on canvas. 

This painting has been selected to hang in the Austin Visual Arts Association 32nd Anniversary Exhibition, to be held September 4--28, 2009, at the Dougherty Arts Center in Austin, Texas USA. Opening reception: September 9, 6--8:30 pm.

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9 comments:

Kelly Borsheim said...

I like this painting, Theresa. It is very cool!

Rosemary said...

Wow Teresa! Your work just blows me away! This is awesome...

Rosemary said...

Sorry...I know it's Theresa...my fingers got confused!

Laura Grimes said...

I like this one a lot, as I have all your paintings.

Thanx for the eBay tip. Isn't it amazing the stuff you just don't realize you should opt out of? Like, they should be the ones asking permission in the first place?

Coreopsis said...

Wow--wonderful evocative painting--so full of interesting images.

Patrick said...

Fantastic painting. Your use of symbols is inspiring.

Heather said...

It came out really nice. I learn a lot from redoing paintings as well as from doing new ones.

Indigene said...

Beautiful work! I love the depth of color that you created. Congrats on the exhibit!

Theresa Bayer said...

Wow, thanks everyone for your comments! I appreciate your taking time to say something.