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C o n t e m p o r a r y A r t R e v i e w
Sharone Reef
Israel / USA
Dmitry Artyukhin
Russia / Poland
Anna Zviebel
Czech Republic
Manuel Ramos
Cornelia Tersanszki
Peter Eugén Nilsson
Sharone Reef was born and raised in Israel . After her service in the Israeli Defense Forces Sharone traveled to the USA , where her American journey began . She is currently residing in a small town in upstate NY . She is a mother to two adult children and a new grandmother . A third generation artist , her inspiration began as a very young child watching her father and her grandfather paint and create . Sharone , a self taught artist practices a variety of art forms such as drawing and illustrating , painting , sculpturing , photography , pyrography , wood art , poetry and writing among other forms . Sharone wrote and illustrated a children ' s book . Fluent in two languages , her book , Sunshine is soon to be published in English and Hebrew . Today she devotes much of her free time creating with two of her heart ' s passions - creating with wood and color pencil drawing . Combining pyrography , the art of burning on wood and the use of vivid colors , Sharone creates works of art straight from her heart and soul . Her art stands out among other pyrography artists , as her work displays a unique collaboration of delicately burned strokes and shading techniques and bold expression of colors . Her use of color pastel pencils with the art of woodburning allows her to deepen and intensify the vivid energy she creates with each piece . She often cuts , carves and shapes the wooden pieces herself . " Creating with mother nature ' s most amazing treasures , the grain and beautiful energy of wood , are one of the main reasons I enjoy this art ", she states . " Connecting with this energy as you carve , cut and prep the wood is one of the most healing and peaceful time to self reflect . It is the part of the process of creation when two energies ( the piece of wood , and the artist ) connect and collaborate to create a new piece of heart - art ", she explains .
Every painting is pure emotion reflected in combination of different colors ’ – this is the concept that Dmitry Artyukhin is applying in his art . Emotional in this case doesn ’ t reflect the process how you create art work but rather transparency of transforming internal emotions into colors on canvas . Dmitry works on the way of removing any roadblocks and obstacles between his internal feelings and external interpretation of them . The ideal scenario would be to get easy going flow that just transforms intangible things in tangible objects . His strong believe is if we look at such things like music , art these should play a role of generator that just helps viewers to amplify their emotions and bring even more emotional context in their life . That ’ s why it ’ s so critical when you create your art work to be very open , crisp and clear and just reflect what you feel in a colorful palette . If we take analogy with generator that performs signal it means to avoid any noise so when someone gets your impulse it creates strong resonance and amplifies your reflection . Another central idea of Dmitry ’ s works is about an attempt to trigger positive thinking and emotions even if these are about meditations and reflection of your history or stories . There are two main ideas behind that . First of all in a world of change and so dynamic environment we feel so much stress and negative emotions . That ’ s why the idea of sharing positive feelings and bringing something positive is so much critical . Supporting each other thru giving positive impulse , motivating viewers and giving them a chance to think is so much critical . Second , when you put art work at home you bring someone ’ s thinking , idea , emotion in your personal world . This is so much personal and sensitive so you need to be very careful . Literally it means an artist shares part of their heart and soul with you .
I am an interdisciplinary scholar and media artist . In one way or another , all my work , as both a scholar and a media artist , is concerned with archives ; with personal , collective and environmental archives ; with the archive as a touchstone for the re-enchantment of the past ; and with the archive as a material thing , the thing by which we can state that history and temporality have a medium . As individuals and societies we accumulate a great deal of “ stuff ” in archives . The materials that sit in our national archives and museums , for example , are vital to our identity as a people , just as our own individual archives of photographs and memorabilia are important to us personally , they form a kind of material memory . But material memory operates beyond the human as well ; the “ deep time ” of the earth is present in our forest , reefs and mountains , which represent a form of sedimentary and environmental memory that performs a vital de-centering of human concerns . In my work I explore these archives as an opportunity for thinking differently . I am concerned with finding new ways of relating to archives as material forms , ways that might change how we think about ourselves as individuals and nations , and our place in a world that is increasingly subject to our collective technological and economic will .
A wide path has led me to my most recent geometric work . Exploring different styles as a painter on traditional support ( including expressionist abstraction , minimal realism ,...)
I met a lot of work before I discovered geometry abstraction that I started to develop in 2010 , or it found me , it was in that year when I started painting pictures of medium to large format mainly with acrylic paint on canvas and rigid support . It has been my passion , experimentation and field meeting so far .
My current work could be defined as abstract geometric art of harmonious colors generators energy forms in coordinating structures mostly not calculated mathematically , which transmit spiritual ideals of harmonic consonance with the universe , and where infinite points of views are generated .
An invitation to the viewer to a encounter with beauty .
I have this very strong belief , that a more luminescent reality lies upon the one we normally see . And a glimpse of that reality is kept in every one of my glass paintings .... I use the ancient technique of reverse painting . I love glass because it has its own life , and , in a subtle way , it takes you inside the old time lores . The ink and the oil colours , mixed up with bronze , complete the sense of time , past and present together , as if each work opens a secret gate to another life ... When painting on the back of the glass , the first element painted is the first seen on the other side . I use oil colours , bronze and ink . In the begining I normally make a drawing on paper . I need the drawing to support my imagination , but , when drawing , I “ see ” all the picture I am going to paint , from the beginning to the end . Of course things may change during the process ( they often do ), but the general feeling / the emotion that inspired me remains . The second step is to “ put ” the drawing on glass : I use black ink . The third step ( not compulsory ) is to make accents with bronze or metal leaf – it depends . Than I add layers of colour , mix them on my pallete or mix them directly on glass to achieve the profoundness I need . As I was not prepared to explain the way I paint , I have only a few progress shots .
Peter is one of the most exciting and talented artists right now in his gengre who have their 40 exhibitions in Sweden and abroad has established itself noticeable worth among art people " Peter ’ s paintings give us the privilege to immerse ourselves in other people ' s emotions . And the further into the portraiture Peter will and their models , the more awakened his interest in the people ' s movement , expression , the small details that give life to the characters . There he make detailed studies of our contemporary icons . In his expressive art he picks out the traits that we associate with the viewer individual ' s personality or attributes . It is an imaginative reflection of empathy and passion . Until he suddenly through a splash , an unexpected illustration or by letting the paint flow at the painting put up the illusion of realism . This is where Peter Eugén Nilsson takes the viewer into pop art refining chips and leaves us there , enthralled by theese portraits , trapped in an eternal moment " Peter Eugén was born in 1978 and raised in Sundsvall . The northern part of Sweden . Since 2007 he lives and works in Stockholm . He began his artistic career as a nature painter , but after moving to Stockholm he focused more towards portraiture although he would rather consider a landscape design than a portrait . The view of the lake , where he sits in his skiff , forest idyllic and captivating famous unit in an illuminated scene is Peter takes pictures home with them , and with watercolor and acrylic recreate these scenes of brilliance for his photographic memory . Is nature painter in the foundation and converted into the so-called PopArt in 2008 . Peter ' s art is mainly about two important points when it comes to inspiration , which constantly differ greatly , yet complementary . Big city and the countryside .