laughing so hard because this is so accurate
Damien Hirst, Sympathy in White Major – Absolution II, 2006.
Eucalyptus deglupta is a tall tree, commonly known as the rainbow eucalyptus, Mindanao gum, or rainbow gum. It is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere. Its natural distribution spans New Britain, New Guinea, Ceram, Sulawesi and Mindanao.
The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.
"In this series called "IRÉEL" I mixed photographic elements with painting techniques. A hyperrealist painter aims to achieve a result which looks like a real photographic picture."
A little selection of camp decorative works by Romain de Tirtoff (1892 – 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known as Erté, (from the French pronunciation of his initials)