CONCEPTUAL IMAGES - PARALLEL EXISTENCES

'The Museum is Closed', oil on canvas, 100X110cm

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The artist's comment:

 

Once I saw a blue bird hanging on a wall/ It chirped and then was silent/At night it flew into my dream/At night I heard the bird sing.

A Museum holds the images of cultures alive, even if they are dead.

 

As people walk through exhibitions, they weave images into their minds. 

 

A closed museum such as happened during the Covid-19 recession is a closed cultural memory yet it prevails in our minds, where cultural images play their spiritual role above the material realm

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