Meet the lovely, inclusive, LGBTQ loving artist, Felix D'Eon
Tripping over the glorious queer art of Felix D'Eon whilst in a Twitter hole will stop even the most derailed ADD victim in their tracks. Vintage in feel, gracious and sensuous, D'Eon's art is a welome oasis in a digital world stobing by at seizure-inducing speed.
He aptly introduces himself on Twitter, "I am a Mexican, latinx painter and activist dedicated to the art of queer love, romance, and sensuality."
Caption from his Facebook page: "The famed Edwardian pornographer, Felix d'Eon."
Sweet, friskly, and lovely, this is feel-good art for everyone, wherever you fall on or near the LGBTQ+ spectrum.
"The feeling of seeing oneself reflected in art is very important; this is something which I think straight people might take for granted," he told OUT.com in an interview last year.
From grand masterpieces (above) to figure painting, to tarot, shunga, and greeting cards, D'Eon's rich catalog is available to view and purchase online at http://www.felixdeon.com Please do yourself a favor, and visit his website (just paging through the homepage slideshow is a delight), and don't miss the blog, to get a look behind the art. And buy some art!
Above: Felix D'Eon "Love Is Love"
From his website, here is his bio.
Felix was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, to a French father and a Mexican mother. At a very young age, he and his family moved to Southern California, where he spent most of his childhood and adolescence. He attended college at the Academy of Art University, in San Francisco, and subsequently lived in San Francisco until 2010, when he returned to his native Mexico.