I’ve frequently noticed how popular tubas are as the subject of photography. Their eye-catching size seems to be a magnet for artists as well. I occasionally trawl the internet for tuba-related art and found some of the more interesting works below. Okay, some of them are officially sousaphones, but they all caught my eye.
Tuba Fats by Allen Flattmann (Bryant Galleries)
The Ladder of Fire I (L’Échelle du Feu) 1934 by Magritte
Found at the blog about books Seven Impossible Things, this illustration is by Dave McKean from the illustrated book
The Wolves in the Walls written by Neil Gaiman.
“The biggest, fattest wolf of all was playing an old wolf melody on Lucy’s father’s second-best tuba”
Tuba Player by Andrei Aserivants
Dessin Tuba by Jean Coulon
Tuba (bronze) by Alex Palkovich