Dreaming with Kingsley at Larapinta by Ron Ackers
Art / Indigenous & Aboriginal / Poetry

Dreaming with Kingsley at Larapinta by Ron Ackers

Old Walter, Old Tutuma, and others, Irregular rhythm makers, Singing to the hoodoos, Clapping hands and tamping feet. A dry and desert-like skein Beneath the unmeasurable black portal Awaiting the stars, and rain, and lightning of night. “Is this red our blood?” I asked. Their voices hummed rhythmically, susurrous; Ancient sound, a sound like no … Continue reading

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The Muddy and the Clean, Gapu Murnuk
Art / Cultural Heritage / Indigenous & Aboriginal

The Muddy and the Clean, Gapu Murnuk

Gapu Murnuk, the coming together of freshwater and saltwater, the muddy and the clean. The unity of which demonstrates the perfect balance and harmony in nature being connected, one, and alive. The Milingimbi Art and Culture of Australia brings Gapu Murnuk, an exhibition of bark paintings, weavings, and painted poles, to Washington, DC exhibiting the designs … Continue reading

Yimardoowarra: Artist of the River
Art / Indigenous & Aboriginal

Yimardoowarra: Artist of the River

A sophisticated artist whispers the secrets of life to those willing to listen, observe and appreciate. With a startling passion, Loongkoonan, from Nyikina on the banks of the Mardoowarra river, “People of the River”,  presents to the world a perspective quickly disappearing. Raising contemporary art to a new level of expression, Loongkoonan invites each person … Continue reading

Syria: Artists Engage, Compel the World to Bear Witness and Act
Art / Leaders & People / Syria

Syria: Artists Engage, Compel the World to Bear Witness and Act

Artists dare to compel the world to look, actually see and feel the emptiness, fear and loss of life that millions are experiencing in this very moment as refugees of the Syrian conflict. Syri-Arts Beirut: 101 Works of Art for Syrian Refugee Children launches their campaign today. With the support of more than 140 artists from the region … Continue reading

Escape to the Magical Le Pereyrol Estate, Cevennes, Southern France
Cultural Heritage / Travel / Yoga

Escape to the Magical Le Pereyrol Estate, Cevennes, Southern France

Escape to the heart of Cevennes, southern France for a mini-retreat to restore, refresh the spirit at the newly opened Le Pereyrol Estate. As though a magical veil is lifted – the proprietors Angelique and Dominique of Le Pereyrol Estate invite quests to experience the tranquility, gourmet meals, luxury spa services and nature trails, castles and enchanting legends. Continue reading

Exquisite Naive Art for the Heart and Soul at GINA Gallery
Art / International / Leaders & People

Exquisite Naive Art for the Heart and Soul at GINA Gallery

GINA Gallery in the heart of Tel Aviv radiates the warmth, joy of enchanting naive art from around the world. Rich verdant landscapes, brilliant ruby red accents and gentle earth tones entice the viewer in to experience a world of dreams, magic and universal treasures of the soul.

Dan Chill, founder of GINA, represents more than 200 artists from more than 33 countries. He expertly weaves together into one portfolio the best of modern naive art known today, art with brilliant jeweled colors, exquisite skill and the core essence of the best of humanity. Chill is discovering each artist, each story, with an intrepidness only a bold visionary would ever dare consider. Continue reading