Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don’t start measuring her limbs. ”
Art is a form of expression. An artist puts in his work his struggles, his loss, his love, his demons. The complexity behind every art piece is huge and I understood that, only when I met one of my friends. She is an artist and can’t find peace unless she creates things or paints. That is the world she feels more comfortable in, that is what makes her feel alive. Recently she decided to quit her job and follow her dream. It wasn’t an easy decision, but she had to do it in order to be happy. We have to find the courage to follow our dreams and believe in ourselves. She just made a Facebook page which presents some of her work(El rincon de Emi) and is busy with future projects that will bring back her lost wings. I am so lucky I met her, because I started to understand how much struggle lies in the life of an artist.
Each art piece is a concept bought to life by talented people. The emotional power it carries, can take you on an imaginary journey where time and place do not exist anymore. Abstract art is even more powerful because it speaks differently to each and every single individual. The rules are either broken or not present, because feelings, emotions don’t have rules. I’ve been drawn to cubism and Pablo Picasso lately and the more I look at it, the more I love it. Like Picasso said once “Many think that Cubism is an art of transition, an experiment which is to bring ulterior results. Those who think that way have not understood it. Cubism is not either a seed or a foetus, but an art dealing primarily with forms, and when a form is realized it is there to live its own life. A mineral substance, having geometric formation, is not made so for transitory purposes, it is to remain what it is and will always have its own form.”
And after reading this, I’ve learned something about me. I search shapes, forms and abstract ideas in every day life. When I shoot a photograph, I am drawn to odd things that can make a picture more interesting. But that doesn’t happen always. Sometimes I just like to observe and capture what I see, on my camera. Because everything around us is art. It’s the art of the universe and we have the amazing gift to see it.
As for the music I chose today, you just need to close your eyes and feel the sound.