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Living In Hotel California With ‘Tiffany Twisted’ Supergirl (26)

'An artist is an art lover who finds that in all the art he sees, something is missing: to put there what he feels is missing becomes the center of his life's work'  Romare Bearden ‘Kalispera, welcome Madame!’ – I... Continue Reading →

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The Bridge To The Greatest Artistic Achievements (25)

‘Beauty shall not be an opiate that puts you to sleep but a strong wine that fires you to action, for if you fail to be a true man or a true woman, you will fail to be an artist.’... Continue Reading →

‘The Secret of Art Found In the Golden Imprint Of An Oriental Dress (24)’

Do you know what people did in the old days when they had secrets they didn't want to share? They'd climb a mountain, find a tree, carve a hole in it, whisper the secret into the hole and cover it... Continue Reading →

‘Capturing Women In Their Absolute Femininity (23)

“Know what you want and try to go beyond your own expectations....set a very high goal, one that will be difficult to achieve. Because that is an artist's mission: to go beyond one's limits. An artist who desires very little... Continue Reading →

‘What If Van Gogh Had Instagram and Hopper Millions Of Facebook Followers? (22)

'If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint', then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced' Vincent Van Gogh Just right before New Year’s Eve I decided to take a look at the collection... Continue Reading →

‘The Artist Is Not Made For Defeat. Between Secrecy And A Search For Unspeakable Truth.'(21)

‘You see something. You identify it not for what it is but as a function of what of your own background and your own life prompt you to see. We carry with us not only our worries, but also what... Continue Reading →

‘The Artist Must Taste Dark Water And See Wild Winds.’ (20)

‘Once the soul was perfect and had wings, it could sour into haven that only creatures with wings can be. But the soul lost its wings and fell to earth where it took an earthly body.  Now, while it lives... Continue Reading →

‘It Is Not The Artists Who Speaks, But Life Within The Artist Who Has Much To Say.’(19)

‘The highest purpose of art is to inspire. What else can you do for anyone but inspire them?' Bob Dylan Few days ago, trying to chase away the ‘fall blues’, while having my morning coffee I have noticed that finally... Continue Reading →

‘Capturing The Intangible, Ethereal and Spiritual Element of Human Form.'(18)

‘Without a tradition, art is flock of sheep, without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.’ Winston Churchill I am sure the most of you are able to recall this classic tale from Greek mythology: asked to find goddess Demeter... Continue Reading →

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