As an artist, I always look for colour, texture and spatiality to investigate and convey information, emotion and environment. So, if I ask myself, “what effect does New York City have on my artwork...
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.
My family and I had a marvelously fulfilling time in New York when we went for my collective art...Read more
My wife, Christiane, and I stayed at the Leo House in Chelsea, New York, which was very convenient...Read more
My taking part in the November 2015 photography exhibition at Agora Gallery was very special for me...Read more
To grow roses in Chelsea’s asphalt would be a futile project; therefore, it was my decision that...Read more
When asked what effect New York City had on my art, I found myself broadening the question to...Read more