Monday, June 9, 2008

I Think I'm In Love...

"I wish I were a brush, to travel on your skin."
~~Carlito Dalceggio

This is a quote from an artist I discovered this weekend. His exhibit is at the Thompson Landry Gallery here in Toronto (thanks be to Mark for introducing me to the Distillery District). His work spoke to me immediately. The piece above, entitled Perfect Harmony and the Sacred Flight of the Pelicans, drew me in as soon as I entered the room. It felt like sinking into home in a very visceral, almost sensual, way. I love how this piece radiates from a central point, similar to mandalas, fractals, etc. These types of images reflect my life philosophy: find your core and everything will expand out from there in an infinite, exquisite pattern.

I heart you Carlito. Swoon.

tall penguin

p.s. This is now on my official wish list. At a cool $12,000 it will take more than the law of attraction to manifest this one onto my wall. But hey, if I'm gonna dream, may as well dream big.

9 comments:

Flonkbob said...

Only $12k? Wow, that's barely more than wallpaper.

It is a nice piece though. I found a really nice nighttime street scene online the other week, and it is now my desktop. :)

tall penguin said...

Hey owl-man, email me that pic if ya like. I'd really like to see it.

Flonkbob said...

Will do. I'm stuck in Las Vegas for one more night, then I get to go home. I've been at a really great hacking conference, but it's time to be home.

Ged said...

A very nice pic. I see he is a fan of Picasso. I would like to see a higher res image of it. Don't suppose there's any chance he will exhibit in the UK?

I've been at a really great hacking conference, but it's time to be home.

flonkbob: would that be bad journalism or computer hacking? ;)

tall penguin said...

"Don't suppose there's any chance he will exhibit in the UK?"

Not sure. His website doesn't really have much up on it. Perhaps you could email him and see where he's exhibiting next. Definitely worth seeing. The pieces are huge. They envelop you and take you places you've never been. As good art does.

Anonymous said...

The last thing that enveloped me and took me someplace I'd never been was an airplane. Unfortunately it also took 150 obnoxious high school kids at the same time.

tall penguin said...

lol anon. I can imagine, you must have felt like a caged animal!

Anonymous said...

The world is my cage. Sometimes, though, it's an awful small world.

Flonkbob said...

Ged, It's computers. I'm a security geek.