Anya Rubin – Delong, NJ – http://www.anyarubin.com
Social media profile photos are used in our contemporary culture to show to the world the self-highlighting of that which individuals consider their best qualities. Based on this principle, I wanted to explore the face close up.
In my portraits I use patches of color to model a form so that I can depict concrete sensation and perception of the face. I am interested in the effects of color and light on the face and I try to authenticate the inner life, individuality and uniqueness of the person.
Masri Hayssam – Florence, Italy – http://www.artworksmasri.com
Italian Lebanese Artist. The artist was born in Tripoli-Lebanon. He moved to Italy in 1990. Most of his childhood and young age he experienced during a bloody civil war for fifteen years. His works can be divided into different periods and different series of works. ..”I am always on the move discovering something artistically new and impressive; something significant with an eye-opening impact on the human psyche; something that does not let monotony and rote repetition take hold of my soul and the flow of my thoughts. This insatiable and agonizing feeling of unexpressed great potential inside of me is not fulfilled by the versatility in my work.
It is easy for one to be haughty, vainglorious and pretentious, but to be humble needs deep understanding to the universal truth in the conscience of the universe