90-year-old Veteran tells his story of playing his trumpet, and the power of music.
Stubborn hope always trumps lazy greed
And gentle hearts tear vulgar castles down."
From a pamphlet given out by Godspeed You! Black Emperor at their shows.
Jason De Graaf
Heliocentric, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches.
Jason De Graaf was born in 1971 in Montreal, Canada.
Vladimir Kush (b. 1965)
“Every man will be awarded according to his work” - this is a well-known biblical precept. And, indeed, the pickers’ labor in the painting is crowned with well-deserved fruits. The key point of the picture is the exchange of roles between the Sky and the Earth. Their mutual exchange symbolizes the cosmic unity that man is able to produce.
Igor Belkovsky (b. 1962)
Bather, oil on canvas, 130 x 70 cm, private collection.
"Igor Belkovsky is a Russian painter, member of Painters Creative Union of Russia and International Painters Confederation. His paintings are in art galleries and private collections of 17 countries of the world, among which the USA, France, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy.”
Andrey Remnev (Russian, b. 1962)
Wind Rose, oil on canvas, private collection.