I want to inspire the viewer to get closer to anything; people, nature, the world. You have a first impression of everything, but it gets more interesting when you dive in a bit deeper. Get closer, appreciate the details and most of all appreciate and enjoy the full picture. Enjoy!
When we thought things couldn’t get worse, they did, and the people of New York stood up by Making A Statement for what they believe in. Art became a form of expression on the streets, specifically graffiti, with “black lives matters” and related designs painted on the wooden slates.
The strongest most powerful city lost its energy, everything shut down in NYC and so many lives were lost. The evil that this virus has done around the world is mind blowing, and the despair that we are all feeling while the death toll continues to grow every day.
A surrealist art work which questions the moral, political, economic, religious, and ecological values of the western world.
What’s an artist to do during the Pandemic? Keep painting. Get lost in the process. Hope for tomorrow. Wake up and repeat.
As an artist, the only way to express myself is via my art. And that’s what I did. Below is the picture of the artwork I created today. It took me hours to calm myself, as I reflected all my emotions on the canvas. “BlackLivesMatter” and “EveryLifeMatters”
Domestic Routines, Modest Lives, Being simple
I’m looking through the window of my lifeless memory,
Watching what I would have been had I chosen to be free,
I am one of these,
One of those who fights to flee,
Karen Grosman is based in Toronto, Ontario. Her practice concentrates on painting, ceramic sculptures and large scale ceramic art installations.Recent paintings deal with concepts of death, rebirth, and impermanence. Ceramics explore ideas of superficiality, hidden meanings, the façade and the abject.