Artistic Statement – Claudette Losier (LosiersArt)
“Where Beauty Lies…”
“The artist knows that even though he has created something beautiful, it can be destroyed. His real and innermost satisfaction is not in the object, but in the subject; that thing within him that penetrates the mystic splendor of Beauty itself.” (Ernest Holmes pg 39)
One of my bodies of work explores the concept of Paradise as something sought after by modern society. My search centres on gardens--as near as our own backyard and as far away as other continents or the imaginary garden in our consciousness. It has been stated that each garden reflects our longing for spiritual peace--a tie with our primeordal beginnings. It is in the beauty of nature where I find this spiritual peace from a homemade garden to a formal garden, from a tree to the vastness of Grand Canyon, from a rocky coast line to the calmness of a man made pond.
In Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book “Power of Intention” he quotes from Emily Dickson and John Keats(pg 51): “Beauty is not caused. It is…” As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch, and experience. John Keats states in his poem Ode on a Grecian Urn: “Beauty is truth, truth beauty.” This means, of course, that the creative Spirit brings things into the world of boundaries to thrive and flourish and expand. Life, truth, beauty. These are all symbols for the same ... Read More