Painting is like silent poem, said Simonides, poet from ancient Greece.Paintings are icons, doors to the Platonian world above the heavens. Paintings on my blog are just those icons, which lead a viewer into the magic world of harmony and beauty. Artists who present their achievements on my blog have a very different cultural and national background, they represent variety of artistic traditions and schools
"Alirio Palacios (December 7, 1938 – September 11, 2015) was a Venezuelan visual artist known for his drawings, graphic designing, printmaking and sculpture Horse figures were often motifs of his graphic art and sculpture, an obsession he developed during his long stay in China.Among other awards, Palacios won the National Prize of Plastic Arts of Venezuela in 1977. His work is on display in museums and public sites internationally, including the presidential Palace and the National Supreme Court in Caracas, the Casa de Las Américas in Havana, and the University of Edinburgh where Palacio`s portrait of the first Venezuelan President Jose Maria Vargas is on permanent display."
Ehigbai Michael Ozoya is a mixed media Nigerian based fine artist that has a huge flair for drawing, inspired by nature and every day circumstances which are untold stories undocumented. Ehigbai works with charcoal, pastel,oil, acrylic and models with clay employing a semi realistic and geometric patterns approach, using the effect of extreme light and dark (chiaroscuro) to connotes emphasis on his work of art.