Got tons of concepts in my head, but I can’t paint all of them… so, some become prints. Removed the stats from the back of Barry’s ‘87 Topps… foreshadowing his steroid-inflated numbers & exclusion from the HOF. Did the same for the other juicers. #1987 #topps #baseballcardart #barrybonds #markmcgwire #rogerclemens #rafaelpalmeiro #josecanseco #steroids https://www.instagram.com/p/B-FpO8Sny_Z/?igshid=zbknhm69yha8

Made the other half of the Bash Bros… ‘87 Topps Canseco. #baseballart #baseballcardart #baseballcards #topps #80s #pink #bubblegum #oaklandathletics #oakland #markmcgwire #josecanseco #bashbrothers #MatthewLeeRosen https://www.instagram.com/p/B9KT1k0nv3Q/?igshid=m1ye3z8jgvlg

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Matthew Lee Rosen (@matthewleerosen) on Feb 19, 2020 at 2:07pm PST //www.instagram.com/embed.js ‘86 Topps Traded checklist (1T – 132T). Bonds, Bonilla and Canseco checked off. #baseballcardart #MatthewLeeRosen #topps #toppstraded #1986 #pink #bubblegum #barrybonds #bobbybonilla #josecanseco https://www.instagram.com/p/B8w77VWnkIK/?igshid=1iby0kglqogz4

I couldn’t destroy these perfectly mint & iconic cards in the name of art, so I designed a card display… featuring the graphics from the equally iconic 1986 @topps Traded Set mini-box. #topps #baseballcards #baseballcardart #baseballcardartist #baseballart #carddisplay #sportsart #popart #vintagebaseballcards #oldbaseballcards #baseball #1986 #vintage80s #toppstraded #josecanseco #barrybonds #willclark #bojackson #andresgalarraga https://www.instagram.com/p/B4DFiMKHY93/?igshid=18mwiqfmga4fg

A close-up from my Canseco piece. A theme I’ve been focusing on lately is “Overproduction.” It’s the one word that defines the baseball card boom in the mid-to-late 80’s and subsequent bubble burst that followed. Original artwork by #MatthewLeeRosen #vintagebaseballcards #topps #rookie #allstarrookie #baseballart #sportsart #baseballcardart #baseballcardartist #popart #josecanseco #1987 #80s #80sstyle #trophy #yellow https://www.instagram.com/p/B1ytkTSHIVY/?igshid=1v56i9rdhv1m0

My latest piece 😁 In 1959, @Topps named their first All-Star Rookie team and printed a trophy on the ‘60 set. In ’73, they replaced the trophy with this Revere Cup, but stopped using it after ’78. The cup came roaring back in ’87 with Jose Canseco… the hottest player on the planet at theContinue reading