Spiritual Paintings

Art blog by painter and beekeeper Jan Karpíšek about buddhism, zazen, painting, permaculture gardening etc.

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Friday, January 18, 2008

New Exhibition in the Radikala Gallery

The latest exhibition in the Radikala Web Gallery shows paintings by Czech artist Martina Lupačová Švarcová (MLŠ). She creates spiritual paintings very often as she really is deeply spiritual woman. See Martina's homepage and her virtual exhibition on radikala.cz (Radikala is an internet project dedicated to contemporary and authentic fine arts. This concept is to be considered as Radical in the age of ego-and-money-in-art.)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Aikido in contemporary Art - Shihonage by Jan Karpisek


Jan Karpíšek: Shihonage (Aikido), acryl on canvas, 95x105 cm, 2008Aikido in contemporary art (signature on back)

Original painting by Jan Karpíšek titled Shihonage depicts an eleven year old girl who has complete control over a man with a knife who attacked her in a poppy field. She is using the Aikido technique and this work of art is a tribute to Aikido; a way of harmony, japanese martial art, and author's wish: May all weak who are in the right win over strong who come with violence and delict!!! Girl Power!

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Christmas commission: child portrait


Julinka and the Hedgehogs, Christmas commission for Mr. M.K., acryl on canvas, 100x120 cm, 2007

Julinka and the Hedgehogs, Christmas commission for Mr. M.K., acryl on canvas, 100x120 cm, 2007

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