Cloudy II, 2013, Oil on Canvas.

Revisting Ideas.

Art, like most human endeavours, exists to explore ideas.

Creative work is never satisfied with recreation, repetition is rarely rewarding. Just look at food. Record-sized pizzas and sandwiches, even when the creators make them perfectly delicious, aren’t considered great foods – they are just big. Everything remarkable, whether just giant or perfected in every detail, requires two things:

An idea and the dedication to that idea. Dedication makes an idea a reality. But the idea is responsible for the uniqueness, the feeling of witnessing something new and exciting. “Break a record for the biggest pizza” isn’t a very new idea. But dedication makes it valuable enough to still register with the Guinness book people.

In 2012, Felix Baumgartner broke the record for the highest free fall in human history …

You can read more at http://www.isabel-schmiedel.com/revisting-ideas/. I hope you like it :)

"The Deep Sea Anglerfish has no reason to be happy, but he has no freaking idea what else to be."Since he feels neither inner unrest nor physical pain, he is in a state of ataraxia. The storm in his soul has calmed, and when no pain is felt, there is no need for lust. When this happens, he lives as a god among mankind (or, anglerfishkind). Thus, the (male) deep sea angler fish is the true god.(According to Epicurus, shown here being eaten by a female deep sea angler fish)

"The Deep Sea Anglerfish has no reason to be happy, but he has no freaking idea what else to be."

Since he feels neither inner unrest nor physical pain, he is in a state of ataraxia. The storm in his soul has calmed, and when no pain is felt, there is no need for lust. When this happens, he lives as a god among mankind (or, anglerfishkind). Thus, the (male) deep sea angler fish is the true god.

(According to Epicurus, shown here being eaten by a female deep sea angler fish)

Twisted- the untold story of a royal vizier
Starkid fanart, drawn with a graphit pencil
I want to see more

Twisted- the untold story of a royal vizier

Starkid fanart, drawn with a graphit pencil

I want to see more