“My artwork is a release, it is emotional expression, it is relaxation. I’m not sure that if I tried to sell my art whether I would continue to find the joy that I do in my work.”
“Continuing. If you’re watching CNN, you’re wrong. If you’re reading Breitbart, you’re wrong. If you’re watching FOX, you’re wrong. If you’re reading The New York Times, you’re wrong. If you’re watching MSNBC, you’re wrong.”
Conrad spends a lot of time in sunny Spain, painting mainly on commissions and for private galleries. He knows how to enjoy life. He loves surfing. The positive energy found on sunny Spanish beaches seems to fill up all His artwork.
The child’s firm earth must be left someday to go on with life. The series explores the mother and daughter relationship; it is about the physical and the emotional distance that increases as the child grows and gains independence. It is about the feeling of immense pride and also great pain.
Because they are Muslim and because they are darker than most Burmese, they have been persecuted, brutalized, marginalized, isolated, and subjected to genocide for decades. Many are tortured, raped and sold into slavery in Thailand.”
“Our consciousness has been so radically re-organized by information, which is mostly in the form of internet that it is simulating a hyper-world by itself! Not by machines, or aliens or gods; but by our own mind. Apart from the real world with 4-dimensional space-time, we are also a part of a self-created hyper-reality, constantly reinforced in loops by the new media of Internet.”
“If you look for perfect photos, do not follow me. You will not find it here. For me photography is more than technique, beauty or aesthetics that surrounds it. It has the wonderful power to provoke emotion.”
Art is eternal. Avant-garde is immortal. It pushes the boundaries of what is accepted as the norm or the status quo, primarily in the cultural realm. Today we welcome the visual art of Claudio Parantela.
She is a member of the League of Canadian Poets. Three of her poems have been nominated for Sundress Publications “Best of the Net” 2015, and she has over 850 poems published in more than 380 international journals and anthologies.
“In some western cultures, women don’t remove their underarm hair. If you are not familiar with this, it can be quite a shock.”
“Most members of the media in this country are all in a state of shock right now. These are the people who have been coming out of the woodwork in support of Hillary in Gala after Gala.”
“I have been told to stand regally in front of the door, to respect the stature and tradition of the position, but I am not wearing a tall fuzzy hat and this ain’t London luv.”
“The rebirth of a phoenix Is a legend, popular but misleading Whereas the rebirth of An ageing eagle is a reality, hidden somewhere as he retreats Into a cliff corner.”
“If we go through the history of natural science, we will realize that the very question about “the origin of life” is liable to fall in tatters, when viewed through strict causal lens. Based on the current premise of natural-science, the best we can surmise is, Life emerged miraculously from the primordial molecular chaos, purely as a chance occurrence. There is no causal way to link the incomprehensible multiplicity of life and consciousness to its carbon-compound underground. We have to accept the fact that, rather than a singular event, life is the totality of relational networks which derives its temporal direction only through its intrinsic self-organizing nature.”
Two photographers — Carla DLM from New York City and Loïc Remy from Paris, have joined efforts in an ongoing collaboration that transcends borders and connects “the city that doesn’t sleep” and “the city of light”.