This Autumnal nexus of enchantment exhibition, highlighted by the “LA VIE MAGIQUE” Halloween Champagne Fête on Saturday, October 8th, offers a mesmerizing magic elixir of the arts which will captivate the senses of both art acquisitiors and art aficionados alike with its entrancing wizardry of the visual realm. Pulsating with a spellbinding magique resonating with a charismatic vortex, enthralling synergy and magical artistic creativity, these artists’ sophisticated, eclectic and often joyful representations of life provide a visual syntax of our world. Their hypnotic, spectral canvases and inspiring sculptures unearth artistic alchemies replete with spiritual emotions as they synthesize imaginative artistic visions and stimulate visceral sensations.
MYSTICAL FUSIONS introduces the viewer to a wizardry of masterful nature-inspired artists who cast an enchanted spell on the painting medium. Their magical artistic vision continues the legacy of man’s profound quest to find beauty and meaning in our universe by offering spiritual reveries as they create visual conversations which reveal the essence of the natural realm. Their magic elixir of art arouses new sensorial perspectives between man and nature. New Zealand born artist ALICE CESCATTI’s shadow hued lyrical dream-scapes command sincerity as they convey the inherent harmony of humanity’s relationship with nature reflecting its wonderment and sublime beauty. Rooted in his love of the land, JOHN PETERS’ flora and fauna compositions are visual narrations on the divinity of nature illustrating an explosive intermingling of saturated color, rich brushwork, and delicate gold leaf application which results in masterful works of art. SALLY RUDDY’s intimate “Looking Outside” Series presents fleeting moments of life’s inherent magic as she honors her environment, tradition, and duty to family, combining celestial observations of nature with her boundless imagination.
MAGIQUE of the ARTelier represents a cosmopolitan mélange of global artists from Romania, Mexico and Canada who bridge the cultural gap and hypnotically bewitch our vision with masterful depictions of the world with a beguiling variety of diverse genres of paintings and sculptures. Infused with the jubilant spirit of artistic achievement, their charismatic, visceral compositions reflect magical incantations and reverberates with a wide fulcrum of expressive sensations. Bucharest-based LUMINITA GLIGA’s jewel-toned palette unites a chromatic narrative, underscoring the convention of hue to express a visual syntax of emotions with a targeted perspective toward proportion and form. BELA GOLD pays homage to the importance of life and legacy by working with images obtained from documents linked to the Holocaust. With extensive meticulousness and touching sincerity, Ms. Gold produces fire engraved ostrich egg shells, imbued with inscriptions and visages that allude to the memory of the unspeakable. Canadian artist BARBARA MUIR’s spiritually rich landscape paintings reflect a love affair with nature as she underscores an inseparable bond between man and nature and believes that the solution is not to put a price on nature, but rather respect nature and strive for a spiritual kinship with our natural terrain.
ALCHEMIES of the ARTessence exhibits three compelling artists whose spellbinding abstract transfigurations represent magical alchemies of painting and sculpture. Each artist’s beguiling artistic lexicon is an evanescent vortex of enchantment radiating unique artistic expressions presenting mesmerizing incantations which metamorphose into spellbinding inner visions galvanizing into compelling external forms. JIM KELLER explores the expressive power of modeling with non-objective wood and bronze sculptures which are visual masterpieces employing pure, unembellished organic forms. Deconstructing reality, Italian artist ANTONELLA SISSA’s textured paintings are incarnations of humanity, reverberating with vivid sweeping lines, flowing forms and dreamlike patterning. CLAYB WALLIS’ lusciously saturated acrylic and oil on canvas series visually expresses the boundless expanses of our universe through an exploration of organic lines, a spectrum of opulent colors, and the brilliant energies of geological formations.
ENCHANTED SPECTERS shines the spotlight on four virtuosic masters who beguilingly synthesize the intangible mystery of the world through their variety of mixed medium art and photography. By bewitching the senses with mesmerizing, expressive compositions which re-contextualize still life painting, op art and photography, they are inspired by a spiritual vortex, illustrating the wonderment of the world as they combine an intersection of painterly and photographic vision with innovative conceptual perceptions. MARINE ANAKHATOUNIAN’s digital photography of urban fixtures and figurations explores light, geometry, and unexpected angles to create powerful, graphic statements. Inspired by the bold iconography of nature, MATTHEW DEREZINSKI’s lens juxtaposes the vibrant dynamics of the natural world and creates pulsating, confident photographs. BLAKE EMORY‘s optical illusionary “Zebra Love” paintings and sculptures manifest his Optic Modernism vision, which intermingles cultural commentary with humor, intermixing dreams and reality, melding a playful sexuality with a bold graphic, iconic design. Paying tribute to the treasures of everyday life as well as honoring the sublime majesty of the natural world, the hallmark signature of REGINA LYUBOVNAYA’s still life and floral oeuvre lies in her unfailing ability to find something beautiful in those everyday things that most people would overlook.