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    Ken Kelly - Original Oil Painting, "Mayhem" (1974). Ken Kelly has the distinction of being the only art student that Frank Frazetta ever taught. That said, Kelly has managed to define his own instantly recognizable style that is intense in both color and subject matter. This is an awesome image of fearsome creatures against a surreal background, originally intended as a cover for Eerie #90 (and so marked on the back of the board). Is the fallen man a sorcerer? Did he unleash more than his powers were able to control? Kelly's image have a way of evoking thought that goes beyond the immediate imagery. A vintage unpublished Kelly cover is certainly worth celebrating! This work of art was painted on a thick piece of canvas board that measures 17.5" x 23.5" and is in excellent condition.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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