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Folk Art

Divine Devon Art is from an indigenous culture and from modern peasants or other laboring peoples. In contrast to’Art’ folk art is primarily utilitarian and decorative and majorly aesthetic.Devon Folk Art is characterized by a naive style, in which traditional  rules of proportion and perspective are defied.

Addiction to a Dream

Alcohol, cocaine, sex, soaps, lottery, all are an addictive dream.SP1 t

Debt

All money is debt Madoma1

Judged by Money

So the poor are judged by the rich. 12 of us against the money of the pastme know http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/08/27/elitist-britain-cabinet-mps-oxbridge-private-independent-schools_n_5723662.html

Stardust 2 Stardust

From stardust to stardust each of of us makes an evolutionary step. [shopify product=http://brambleart.myshopify.com/products/madonna-and-child]girl 3

The Wild Beasts of Collioure

Visiting the Catalan port of Collioure 110 years after Derain And Matisse it is not difficult, despite the inevitable development, to recognise the amazing light and scenery that was to inspire their art. Matisse2Situated on the Mediterranean and in the foothills of the Pyrenees the old fishing village provides  a perfect muse.  Ever since their fateful visit in 1905 the village of Collioure has been warmly linked to the birth of a new approach to painting – Fauvism.Derain9 Derain8

Matisse arrived in May and was joined by Derain a few weeks later at the start of July and they were to work together throughout the forthcomming summer. Their work had up to then had been steeped in the post-impressionist approach but during this time in Collioure their work was to make a bold leap.  Spuring each other on through times of doubt and excitement such by Steptember they had produced, between them, around 100 watercolours, 50 canvases and over 100 drawings.Old Collioure pic

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They began to produce images that lost their tonality and imitation. The work became increasingly  about emotion through colour, balance and harmony.Derain3 Derain2 Derain7

Although their work was similar in outcome they appear to have worked in very different ways; Derain harnessing his instinct to produce direct work at speed whist Matisse seems to have worked in a slower, much more calculated manner. It is interesting to to see how far they had come when compared to work of their friend Manguin who was working further along the French coast in St Tropez at the same time.Manguin

Both artists had substituted the objective  illusion of reality for a new visual approach relying on subjectivity and emotion. This was art produced for the artist himself not for anyone else.Matisse1 Matisse3

Matisse never worked with Derain again and although Matisse was to return to Collioure many time Derain never did.

The first time their paintings were shown to public at the 1905 Salon d’Automme in Room VII alongside work by Vlaminck, Camoin, Marquet and a couple of conventionalDerain11 Matisse5 sculptures by Albert Marque. The experience of the room was to cause the critic Louis Vauxcelles to make his now famous pronouncement ‘..Donatello at home among the wild beasts (Fauves)’.

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Queen Zenobia

Queen Zenobia (240 – 275CE)

Queen Zenobia

Queen Zenobia

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Zenobia

was Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Syria, who led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect.

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Zenobia

She ruled over Egypt until 271, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome by Emperor Aurelian. Today her home has been raped.

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Queen Zenobia

Red Love

Running at a brick wall.red love thumb Frightening. Exciting. No way to stop. Keep pushing and knowing it is the end. How do we end? All of us will drive a different path but all of us end up the same.

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Disorder

Who ever heard of Art made from perfection, order, servility, or health?

Devon Eye I

Devon Eye I

Defeat those devils and produce something worthwhile and lasting; be beyond the now, beyond you.

Devon Eye II

Devon Eye II

Save nothing, expect the mess to deliver love, see it emerge, let it flow. Entropy is our God.

Devon Demons Detail

Devon Demons Detail

Trying

So, and again so, look at it I say, feel  it and then try again, again. Where did I get? Keep on. Keep searching with the brush. Hesitate and move on. We are with you. Who? The envolvement continues until, until we find a beginning or is it an end.

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Devon Eye II

Devon Eye II

Heath VII

Heath VII

Heath VI

Heath VI