Ephemeral art has such a lusty appeal as a result of its short lifespan. Many will grasp at it while they watch it dissipate and crumble in their fingertips. It comes in many different mediums with many different intentions — the allure only growing when being captivated by a particular artist or meditative practice.
None of us can escape the habit of projecting our thoughts over reality itself. But if we can access awareness of our conceptual biases, we can open new windows onto our mind. By contrast, when mind is immersed in uncontrolled emotions and mistaken beliefs, we’re unable to see clearly.
‘Four Winds’ is inviting and guiding us to all unlimited opportunities in our lives. There is no right or wrong way, just go and enjoy being.
…When viewed from head-on, her vases do appear to have a two-dimensional quality; when seen from the side, they are clearly three-dimensional…. “[It’s] almost like I’m cutting objects out of a painting and propping them up and forcing them into a 3D space,” Owen says.
… a fairly resolute statement of Johan will constitute the final words in this portrayal of his art: “Actually it’s quite prosaic: it is a hard damn work, for several years, where I feel that there is a line which starts at one point and which will continue as long as it continues. Quite simply!”
Sooner or later, it seems, any artist who uses imagery will want to paint birds. And why not of course? Birds are fascinating and changeable and exotic in more than a few hundred ways.
My mandalas focus on kaleidoscopic details of nature which are often mandalas in their own right.
In summer 2020 the Mars Exploration Mission will land another rover vehicle on the Red Planet in order to examine surface geology and to investigate a region of Mars where an ancient environment may have hosted microbial life. Will we find out at long last if there really is “life on Mars?
What is made looks to encourage a questioning of one’s own potential to create
“I hear the pictures before I see them, then I smell them. I hear the picture in a continuous time loop”, says Sharmaine Thérèsa Pretorius, a South African artist based in Oman.
For Sharmaine, also known by her pen name Ilza, art is a representation of holographic memories downloaded from the spiritual realm into a tapestry of multi-layered drawings containing puzzles, musical composition and maps.