From En-Uk, More Art: Commissioned by Deva Hupaylo
Product of Arkansas
One of my old Ozark friends, Deva Hupaylo -- whom you see above standing (or possibly sitting) somewhere on America's Eastern Seaboard -- really liked En-Uk's art, and she asked me if he could do some artwork by 'commission'.
I took the issue up with En-Uk, and after long, careful, intensive thought, he instantly agreed to create more art, this time with the overt aim of making people cheerful. He thus started off with happiness:
But possibly, you'd prefer some joy? En-Uk offers that, too:
"Hah!" you cynically snort? Okay, a big "ha" to you in turn:
Now for a little dip in the sea . . . but look before you leap:
On second thought, the forest looks more pleasant. Fewer sharks, anyway:
And now, because En-Uk just has to be En-Uk, here's the incredible . . . Hurk? Maybe it's 'Hurkules'?
A learned critic airs his opinion on these more recent works of En-Uk's art:
En-Uk, distraught by the soured ambience of a philistine critic, heads off for a real dip in the sea:
And there, he remains, where he likes to be: "under the sea . . . in an octopus's garden . . . in the shade."
Meanwhile, let the viewing public decide on En-Uk's art: better 'self-motivated' or better 'compelled'?