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THE SELF-PORTRAITS OF DAVID ARTHUR-SIMONS - documents and psychologically analyses 45 years of self-portraits that I have created since I was a teenager, culminating in the 365 Days Out of My Mind – a Series of 365 paintings – one for each day of the year – painted only on the day of the year designated for it - over, so far - 10 years - each containing an anthropomorphic / Gestalt self portrait that bridges foreground, middle ground and background and attempts to visually marry past, present and future, conscious and unconscious.

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David Arthur-Simons (1956 - ) is a nationality non-identified painter who has lived in New York since 1995. He is known for his large scale serial paintings that take years to complete and consist of many inter-connected panels, a style of working he self-initiated in high school.
His paintings have an affinity with Surrealism in that he does not generally refer to the "real" world in real terms while borrowing elements from it. Instead of simply replicating the real world he invents his own worlds which are not fantasy worlds but rather re-contextualizations and re-attributionalizations of known dynamic, psychological and spiritual elements of the real world that focus on the realms of "no-mind" beyond spoken words, belief systems and rational understanding.

Publish Date  April 06, 2014

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  440 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Arts & Photography

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