hello, I hope you’re finding a personal rhythm even though the weather is unpredictable. I’ve detected that lately I’m never dressed correctly- one-day hiking in the warm sun, two days later splitting wood in the wind tunnel of the frozen tundra, while every step is a slip and slide, event. To keep February fun we have had weekend studio art dinners with collectors and friends which will continue until May and are currently full.
Anyway lets go off to whats up in the studio and art life-
Did you ever consider space? I got in a never-ending loop of thinking, how one could look at and even experience space. I have been playing with the word and even took it apart as if an object. Then went to the idea of space being limitless at which point consciousness dipped into the depths of the sky, and galaxy. This has offered a plethora of idea paths and questions.
Sculpture No.779 named PS39-
My inspiration for the piece No.779 called PS39 is science, cosmic matter, and the work/theory of Steven Hawking
The work extends and reveals questions about humans’ in relationship to
And then a week later I read across – Manif
The theme of this installment, Small Between the Stars, Large Against the Sky, implies a sensitivity towards the environment and a desire to question human nature. This proposal by the guest curator Jonathan Watkins, director at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, raises fundamental questions about humans’ relationships to nature, to their environment, to each other, and even to their future on Earth. Far from being pessimistic, the artists reveal their observations, ideas, fixations, and utopias, whether they’re metaphorical, playful, political or poetic.
I thought how perfectly applicable the verbiage was with my thoughts, so I thought id share it.
The project HOPE IS MAYBE curated by Michael Harteis has been touring Germany Since 2017. This show has extended its engagements through 2019, and Harties created a very nice a catalog.
Fun and Exciting News-
We are happy to announce that you (M. Vara) have been selected as the Grand Prize winner outstanding art by TheArtList. You can check it out by clicking here.
Photography – I’ve been spending a lot of time trying different processes for an abstract textured outcome. If you were to ask where
Fun job, Airbrushed Baseball Helmet For South Glens Falls league.
With the new website I have upgraded to all the changes in WordPress and they suck so if the layout or usability is off – I’ve been told it will get better when the bugs are worked out – The way of the future is not efficient but very tactile, with all the clicking and touching! _LOL!
A Must See show and lecture series – Second Buddha: Master of Time
There is a work on display that has only been in the public two times which was made in 13 century, created with mineral and vegetable pigments, that has un-imaginable fine details, and is in perfect condition – they are absolutely fantastic! – Go and see for yourself!
Thank you for the visit – any questions please contact me- id love to hear from you!
Richard Prince once said – “Well, what else is there, really?” You know, after you’ve eaten your meals, art generally satisfies this overall need we have to find something more real than the day-to-day grind”.