Nudes, Boozers Jostle in Paris Exhibit of Finnish Artist: Review
Akseli Gallen-Kallela did with his paintings what Jean Sibelius accomplished with his music: He put Finland on the map.
Ukko, is the god of the sky, weather, harvest and thunder in Finnish mythology. Ukko is held the most significant god of Finnish mythology. In the folk poems and prayers he is also given the epithet Overgod, probably in reference to his status as the most highly regarded god and on the other hand his traditional domain in the heavens. Although portrayed active in myth, Ukko makes all his appearances in legend solely by natural phenomena when appealed to.
Insanely detailed paintings of kaiju fighting in historical battles will fill you with awe
The line-drawn and watercolor illustrations created by Mu Pan demand careful study. The Brooklyn-based artist blends history, pop culture, and folk art into astonishingly detailed scenes that are grand when drunk in all at once, but contain little surprises on closer inspection.