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.
IM has collected and documented stories and scenes of urban legends, superstitions, pseudo-sciences and pseudo-religions spread throughout society, and has realized them through various mediums such as video, painting, installations, and publications.
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.
My mandalas focus on kaleidoscopic details of nature which are often mandalas in their own right.
“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.
As a representative of The Metastabilian Movement, Shaya Weinberger is showing his new exhibition, on the opening of The Matthew Gallery in New York.
My work is about the investigation of mind thru art. We cannot avoid thoughts, but through awareness of our pitfalls, beauty, strengths and weaknesses we can open windows into the mind. The process of my contemplative art practice is to visually embody the blind spots as a result of our thoughts.
After seeing the painting at a recent art exhibition in France, I requested if I might publish an image of the painting. I thank the artist for his agreement and dedication of the painting, Big Earth Mama II, pour Charalee.