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‘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 →

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‘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 →

‘Art Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing At All’ (17)

‘On the ridge where great artist moves forward, every step is an adventure, an extreme risk. In that risk however and only there, lays the freedom of Art’. Albert Camus There are artworks that you would look at it and... Continue Reading →

‘Art That Does Have The Power To Save Lives’(16)

‘I believe in the healing power of the arts, and whenever anyone can bring art into anyone’s life, it’s a special thing.’ Austin Nichols There’s no deny - we live in the material world. While auctioneers, art  dealers and art... Continue Reading →

‘Travelling (into the world of Art) Makes The Heart Grow Fonder'(15)

‘As in nature, so in art, so in grace – it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones their luster’ Thomas Gurthie There is a popular English proverb saying 'Travelling broadens the mind'. Frankly, I don't think there is... Continue Reading →

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