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Poetry and Meaning

I’ve been asked often: What does it mean? Why did you write this?

I am of the opinion that poetry (any medium of art really) does not require a meaning. 206 more words

Poetry

"Lagom är bäst"~Svensk Proverb

In the same way that there must be balance within the scales of justice, so must there be balance within art. It makes sense to me as good art must bring chaos and a sense of completion rather than discombobulation. 1,083 more words

Art

"Easy with the spices!" Ratatouille

In our modern day culture, variety is celebrated as there is a great cultural need to seem tolerant of everything different. There’s religious pluralism, LGBT, melting pot of America, different skins, and generally speaking there is a longing for almost all people in our society to be unique and celebrated as such. 716 more words

Art

Does Becoming Need You?

The modern painters were all about painting as evocation: the activity of painting since modernity has been the formation of visions where the intellect is sruntinized and what is primary is the vision positioned out of the imagination.  1,325 more words

Art

Earth Script

On Abstraction

In the world of painting “nature” had been about the conquest of the exterior world. That is what was achieved in painting by the artists of the Renaissance onward, achieving illusionistic and illustrative qualities – amplifying the Florentine masters who set conquest to reality. 1,039 more words

Art

Perceptions on the Hue Blue.

One thing that art has a unique power in doing is connecting to a person’s soul. In the same way that colors have temperature which is associated with our experiences (red fire=hot, blue ice=cold), I believe that art not only has the capability of invading our senses through synesthesia but also connecting with our heart and our heart’s desires or fears. 831 more words

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Caravaggio. "The Calling of St. Matthew"

In Caravaggio’s art piece “The Calling of St. Matthew” in 1599/1600 it shows Jesus pointing towards Matthew depicting him apart from being a tax-collector to being his apostle. 718 more words

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