Frantisek Kupka (1871-1957) was one of Abstract Art Pioneers who like others in this artistic movement had spiritual ( occult and mystical not religious) tendencies. Here is a summary of his work for a memorial in his birthday Sep 23.
Well hello after a long time! I have good news and bad news. Good news is that I might be lucky to get a scholarship to study art history (Ph. D) at St Andrews University. The bad news is the path I and my boyfriend took to change our lives and follow our dreams separated... Continue Reading →
Me and my boyfriend have started learning German language. It seems quite hard specially for him as it's his first time learning a second language. For me as I know English and studied Russian seems a little bit more understanding. I'm thirsty for any new languages, it's like a challenging game for me and I... Continue Reading →
It’s been awhile I’ve been away. The reason can be guessed by the previous notes that I was on my thesis. Yap! After a two-year hard work, confusion, hard work, wondering and again hard work it finished.
It was a hard time but enjoyable. Maybe I can use the word “tragic” as Mondrian uses it in his writings explaining the spiritual states he relates to the creation processes of an art work. By the word “tragic” he refers to the idea of suffering during spiritual developments of the soul, carings and a kind of austerity, which is also enjoyable as it results enlightenment. So… Let me begin the sentence again…
It was a “tragic” time of my life and I enjoyed it! I learned a lot. Actually I grew up like time was running not just passing. In two years my thoughts developed like it’s been five years. Not only I…
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It was an amazing experience for me to have an interview about my artistic points of view in the London based online magazine ART Habens. I had the chance to be one the 9 chosen artists of this year special issue in a global contest. They were interested in my idea about an interactive installation Everybody... Continue Reading →
I totally love herbals... I mean I love all things coming from plants, no matter what! I treat my home garden plants like pets, I pat them, sing for them and even talk to them ( you might think I'm crazy, but no one knows how my plants grow so green, well that's the secret).... Continue Reading →
As he has been for many of us, he's been a big inspiration for me. I know how much we read, study and tend to know there's still a lot left to know, but I learned A LOT from and about him studying for my thesis. He was not only a painter but a philosopher.... Continue Reading →
We (me and Arash) decided to spend the weekend peacefully and leave all the stress and pressure behind to start a new week. As usual nothing could delight us but visiting some good works in Art galleries or get far from the city and its killing noises in nature. It was already afternoon so we... Continue Reading →
After finishing the master of Arts and finishing a hard thesis, it feels like I have even more things to do now. Releasing the paper and having thoughts about continuing my education abroad are just two of them. The Spiritual in Art is a vast phenomena that although I am so eager to study that more it seems to be an endless path which makes it difficult for me to decide. Here I just mention some parts of the thesis that lit the path but also raised bigger questions for me.
What is that makes us feel miserable or happy? I know there are certain answers in different fields of science and human studies for it but what I mean goes beyond that, or even inverse, is about an everyday life satisfying answer. What is that makes an old man's simple life in an oasis so... Continue Reading →