There are many worlds that one can speak about: the World of Art, of Music, of Science, of different ethnic cultures. With respect to this collection of paintings, I would like to speak about two worlds. One we can see and touch – the physical world – and the other, we cannot see or touch – the spiritual world. I have tried to emphasize the connection of these worlds, exploring the possible relationships that exist between them, and, building on this, expressing a range of ideas relevant to both the physical and the spiritual worlds – the visible and the invisible.
The first encounter between these two worlds can be found in the combination and sharp contrast between pure abstraction and pure realism in my paintings, which may at first seems irreconcilable. Yet this is not so. Because each form encompasses an idea, and each shape on the canvas, being a form, is an expression of the idea it ... read more