Art, in the broadest sense, is possibly the single most curious extract of human consciousness. For thousands of years painters, musicians, sculptors, poets and dramatists have submerged themselves within the realms of imagination, symbolism and possibility in order to create art that transcends the bounds of our mortal lives and hints of things divine by nature. As it was said in ancient times, ars longa, vita brevis, or “life is short, and art long.”
The following mini-curations have been formed by Simon Drew with the purpose of introducing fellow seekers to great art and music that they may have never experienced, and in a way that opens up the mind to greater awareness and understanding of the depth and symbolism within the various works. With that in mind, Simon recommends that those who engage with these mini-curations start with the following things in mind:
Apart from all of this, just enjoy the opportunity to sit down and focus on important cultural artifacts and creations!