Spiritual Paintings

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

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Elaine Clayton

Recently I've seen interesting paintings that are truly to be called 'spirit' and that are imaginative indeed. See the works of Elaine Clayton.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

The Teeth

The Teeth, combined technique on canvas, 50x60 cm, 2012

Original painting by Jan Karpíšek 'The Teeth' is a reflection of his own body, specifically the teeth, as the landscape. Meditation on perception of the borders(?) between the Self and the world.

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Natural human world

Natural human world, oil on canvas, 54x70 cm, 2012

The original painting by Jan Karpíšek 'Natural human world' displays the author's first sculpture, variable ready-made from a wooden column-foot found on the dumpster in Brno Židenice and a strain from his own garden, created on the socio-artistic symposium Chaos Start 2012 in Střítež u Poličky. The statue can either symbolize how the human world grows out of nature, or how nature depends on the human perception.

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