Art's Themes

The best way to change your perception of art is to familiarize yourself with the underlying themes that repetitively appear regardless of the apparent subject. All of them reflect a process in the artist’s mind because, as revealed here, every painter paints himself and it is your job as the viewer to find out how. Do so, and your perception of art will never be the same again. Remember: you are not the patron seeing what you ordered or the contemporary spectator seeing what interests you; you are the artist seeing what you, the artist, have created. It is the only way to see art; all else is illusion.

Alter Ego

Poetic Mind

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