“THE MYTHS of MAN”
Who are we? Who came before us to make us who we are?
Artist Larry Aarons has created a series of emotional one of a kind pastels portraits that bring to life in his personal way - the famous - the historic and the relevant faces of
The Myths of Man.
Through research and location searches from the crescent and cradle of civilizations
his elegantly framed portrait series uses the chiaroscuro method of lighting which
adds warmth and life like detail to the names and images that are imbedded in our
These Roman, Greek and African mythological images; Zeus, Cleopatra, Apollo,
Alexander the Great, Caesar, and Olympic Heroes among others are true classics
he's brought to life.
Larry Aarons is a true native New Yorker from the Bronx NY.
He graduated in 1965 from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.
In his previous career, he was considered a top creative mind in the advertising industry.
He is noted for his focused mantra "To Reach The Head You Must Touch The Heart."
As you view his art work you will see how true this mantra is conveyed with emotion in
his art. Although honored with many advertising industry awards, he never left his love
for art far behind. He continued to study and create throughout his career.
In addition to studying illustration and painting at School of Visual Arts he has studied at:
The Art Students League, NYC
Long Island Academy of Fine Arts, Glen Cove NY
Long Island Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn NY
The Artists Studio Muttontown Long Island New York
New York Academy of Art, NYC
Kline Academy of Art, CA.
Larry does personal pastel portraits from either sittings or photography.
His works are one of a kind and are very reasonable and affordable.