Painting "the Victorious Sphinx" (after Gustav Moreau) currently at the Trunk Show gallery in Tahoe City by Kenneth M Ruzic

"the Victorious Sphinx" (after Gustav Moreau) currently at the Trunk Show gallery in Tahoe City

Here are the Finished Paintings for 2014's "War of the Gargantua" exhibition at the Egan gallery in Fullerton March 7th. Opening Night is March 7th and will be open from 6 to Midnight! The show consists of 36 paintings of 12 different subjects,an interpretation of each theme by myself,Doug Horne,and Big Toe.....
The categories are...
1)Femme Fatale
2) Old master study
3) Grindhouse,Exploitation,Monster movies
4) Thriftstore find Revisted
5) Self-portrait
6) Rapa Nui (Easter Island) 
7) Cryptozoology 
8) Papua New Guinea
9) Folktale,Fable,or Myth 
10) Marquesan Islands
11) Bestiary
12) Create a Monster

Inspired by a watercolor by Gustav Moreau,the Sphinx is the perfect opposition to Oedipus and his quest for Truth. As shown on the Rocky cliffs below her,she is a formidable femme fatale...