… 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.
From parting with children and the effects of cold coffee, to giving birth and the up-side of napping in class, the conversation began to unfold as I delved deeper into the inner-workings of the artist known as Lailo.
Exhibition “Personal – Portraits of War Victims” of Bosnian-Herzegovinian photographer Velija Hasanbegović was opened in the Art Gallery of the International University of Sarajevo on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
Fields, Trees and Quantum – art images combining the beauty of our planet with scientific advances.
Images of “Our Changing World” using poetry and photographic portraiture. Images of who we are and what may follow. South African artist, Tanisha Bhana, seeks to “ignite a subconscious repulsion and connection to common associations that tie us together.” Her poetry and photographic images are provided for your thought and reflection.