Tulip Mania (Triptych)
a Neo-Expressionist painting
118 x 63 in / 300 x 160 cm
Enamel, Solid Marker, Acrylic, Stray Paint, Oil Pastel, Oil Stick on Canvas.
This colorful painting is stretched, wired and ready to hang. The sides of this mixed-media artwork are painted, and it does not require framing.
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About this painting
The Painting and Its Style: "Tulip Mania"
This painting is a prime example of Neo-Expressionism, a movement in the arts that emerged in the late 1970s and is characterized by its bold, emotional, and often controversial subject matter. The painting is divided into three horizontal panels, each of which contains a rich array of symbolic elements that reflect the artist's perspective on the world of finance and politics.
Online Trading Platforms and Symbolic Elements
In the first and third panels, we see the logos of Reddit and WallStreetBet, two popular online platforms for trading stocks and other financial instruments. These logos are rendered in bold, colorful strokes that give them a sense of vitality and excitement. The second panel also shows a large coin with the bitcoin logo on one side, next to it a bear's face and below it a huge dollar symbol.
Portrayal of Donald Trump
Also in the first panel is a caricature of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States. The artist has portrayed him as a larger-than-life figure, with a characteristic orange complexion and a comical expression on his face.
The Power of Color and Imagery in the Third Panel
The third panel is perhaps the most striking of all, with its bold use of color and its evocative imagery. Here we see the word FOMO, written in blood red, contained by four pink tulips. This powerful visual metaphor captures the fear of missing out that drives so much of the trading world, and the delicate beauty of the tulips serves as a reminder of the fragility of our financial systems.
The Psychological Effects of Online Trading
Overall, this painting is a commentary on the frenetic world of online trading and the psychological effects it can have on those who participate in it. The bold colors and exaggerated forms of the neo expressionist style convey a sense of urgency and anxiety, reflecting the intense emotions that can be aroused by the pursuit of financial gain.
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