At times a specific subject matter holds your fascination. An artist often finds a deep interest in a particular object’s beauty or oddity, its shape and personality or it’s magnificent colors.

And when motivated, “the artist seeks to excel in capturing that fleeting moment of inspiration in their artwork.”

Today is a glimpse into the fascination of frogs for artists. It seems the humble frog adorns garden art, public spaces and glistens when made in made in glass or jewels. Not only their colors, but the personalities of a frog can be captured so they render the viewer with a  memory from moments in their past.

Jewelry, carvings, paintings, drawings, cartoons, furniture, modern art, vintage art .. there is something for everyone in the land of frogs.

Even outrage which followed German artist Martin Kippenberger when the Bolzano museum of modern art in Italy acquired a sculpture of a frog on the cross from the late artist.

Art Studio MiroI Stani

Art Studio MiroI Stani

Artifacts Gallery - Water Lotus

Artifacts Gallery – Water Lotus

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

aussie_green_tree_frog_drawing_by_uly55-d4h3ejj

Tree Frog_drawing_by Uly

Balinese mask

Balinese mask

bracelet

bracelet

C.F. Payne

C.F. Payne

Cathy Richardson paperweight

Cathy Richardson paperweight

chachi-tree-frog

Chopard_Frog ring

Chopard Frog ring

Colin Richardson paperweight

Colin Richardson paperweight

 

conversational-frog-table

Conversational-frog-table

 

cynthia myers glass

Cynthia Myers glass

Emilio Garcia

Emilio Garcia

Eric Bailey

Eric Bailey

frog-scott-woyak

Frog drawing by Scott Woyak

 

frog-sculptures

 

 

Gordon Smith paper weight

Gordon Smith paper weight

 

Jennifer Healy

Jennifer Healy

Kathy Morton Stanion

Kathy Morton Stanion

 

letter opener - magnifying glass

Vintage letter opener with magnifying glass.

 

meditating frog

old_man_frog_by_bonekrishna-d31dve6

old_man_frog_by Bonekrishna

 

Pavo Real - Catalina

Pavo Real – Catalina

 

Pavo Real

Pavo Real

 

 

red-eyed-frog-pravin-sen

red-eyed-frog by Pravin Sen

Pish Posh Pendants FROG

Pish Posh Pendants

 

Smallhouse Glass

Smallhouse Glass

 

steve-worthington

Steve Worthington

 

Theo Fennell - Green Beryl Rainforest

Theo Fennell – Green Beryl Rainforest ring which opens and houses a tiny frog.

 

titanium and topaz ring by boodles

Titanium and topaz ring by Boodles.

Enjoying my moment with frogs

ALWAYS THE ARTIST

Dina