The Renaissance philosopher Marsilio Ficino says: "Certainly, love is the longing for beauty". True beauty springs from the ideal, from that which is emancipated from all matter and exists as one with the Divine. It is by thinking, seeing and hearing that, while enveloped in our body, we can perceive and appreciate such beauty, made manifest through philosophy, art and music.
Every painting in the collection "Love Songs" attempts to portray the corresponding combination of ideas, music and visual art in its own unique way, much like every musical instrument in an orchestra is unique. Thus, each individual painting is a bearer of a different "tone", a different timbre – indeed, all the paintings together represent an orchestra, an orchestra of colours. At the same time, a connection between the past and the present is revealed through the use of abstract and realistic forms, showing that those perennial ideas ... read more