Evoking the Muse

THE MUSE: She was once the female sage, a goddess, and for hundreds of years the blessing of a Muse was essential for the creation of art.

For many artists, the Muse is alive and well, infusing the psyche with a guest of the divine, to inspire not imitation but new insights.

For several years, Agora Gallery’s Director, Angela Di Bello, has privately addressed the issue of new art forms with artists from every corner of the world. This dialogue has culminated in her theory that today’s muse is often either a physical place or a place in the heart. Over the past ten years, artists have discussed with her the inspiration that becomes manifest when they are exposed to the spirit and energy of New York City.

In this feature, artists share their experiences of visiting New York and exhibiting their artwork in the heart of this exciting city.

Coming Home

My taking part in the November 2015 photography exhibition at Agora Gallery was very special for me...

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Evoking the Muse

To grow roses in Chelsea’s asphalt would be a futile project; therefore, it was my decision that...

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