THE INFLUENCE OF IMPRESSIONISM UNDER THE SKY OF ICELAND

GUOMUNDUR THORSTEINSSON / MUGGUR 1/3 – His body was sent to Iceland, and now rests in the old cemetery by Suðurgata. In the summer of 1923, although his health was already deteriorated due to hard life, he made final trip abroad (to France and then Denmark), where he died in 1924, at the age of 32. In 1927, in the first major retrospective of ...

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ICELANDIC INNER LANDSCAPES

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WHEN THE SONG OF A BIRD CAN RESURRECT FLOODED CITY – MARIE CERMINOVÁ

TOYEN / MARIE CERMINOVÁ 1/3 – She proposed to idea, in which the outside world is only a necessary element in the composition of a complete world, and depend on us, to know it on a daily basis, since even the perception of the song of a bird could resurrect the sunken cities, where a neighbor could ride a bicycle on the head of ...

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THE SURREALISTIC IMAGERY

Founded in the early 1920s by Andre Breton (and emphatically explained in his Manifestoes of Surrealism), Surrealism is considered both a cultural and revolutionary art movement. Andre Breton, said that “the mind which plunges into Surrealism, relives with burning excitement the best part of childhood”. Some of the most iconic artworks has come from surrealists (whether it’s Dali, Magritte or Ernst). ...

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IN THE HIDDEN CHANNELS OF THE MIND – The musical surrealism

The surrealist aesthetic, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYxWRXIbWoU according to the flow of the unconscious, is based on the juxtaposition of meanings. The musical surrealism expresses psychic automatism, to express in any way vthe actual functioning of thought, outside of any aesthetic and moral. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e8hYLUAfGc The surrealistic events, including the critical rationality and the conscious liberation of the unconscious imaginative potentials, in order to achieve ...

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VISUAL MOSAIC OF SURREALISM

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CONTEMPORARY INDIAN POETRY – Gieve Patel

He is a poet, whose vision eludes simplistic modernist labels and equations. His poetry works include Poems, How Do You Withstand, Body and Mirrored Mirroring. His plays include Princes, Savaksa and Mr Behram. A doctor by profession, Gieve Patel has also worked as a medical practitioner, in urban and rural India. He is a writer and painter, with three books ...

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A SUITABLE BOY – Novel, by Vikram Seth

Having lived in London for many years, he maintains residences near Salisbury (England), where he is a participant in local literary and cultural events. He is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. Vikram Seth, has received several awards (including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award and Pravasi Bharatiya Samman). His collections of poetry, are ...

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INDIAN CLASSICAL AND FOLK DANCES

Dance and song, features heavily in Indian cinema (so-called “Bollywood” films). Folk dances and plays in India, retain significance in rural areas, as the expression of the daily work and rituals of village communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsfi_DyUlj8 The origins of dance in India, go back into the ancient times. The Vedas integrate rituals with performance arts, where not only praises to gods ...

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THE MIND BLOWING MANJIT BAWA

MANJIT BAWA 1/3 – The main charm of his paintings, is the sense saturating expanse of colour fields, which create space and define the contour of figures. Mythology and spiritual readings, weren’t the only source of his inspiration. He never worked on demand, but followed his heart, for he felt that everything has a time and place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0MKTWOmhJk Born in ...

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THE ANCIENT COUNTRY OF A LARGE NUMBER OF BRILLIANT PAINTERS

Indian paintings, provide an aesthetic continuum, that extends from the early civilisation to the present day. From the paintings revolving around religious topics to the abstract ones, Indian painters have covered almost each and every arena. Indian subcontinent, is famous for being the home country of a large number of exceptionally brilliant artists (including painters, writersand singers).                                                                     The art of ...

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INDIAN LANDSCAPES

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