Saturday, August 17, 2019
Friday, August 9, 2019
He reviewed how he discovered this trait about himself in elementary school and nurtured it over his 50 plus years of being a professional/career artist.
His term "Rhythmism" addresses how the past.present/& future are always about and within the intuitive and imaginative flow of most artistic practices.
More than a style.....it is the root of his practice.
During his presentation Onli went into his professor model and opened with the BBC DVD insightful feature "More Human Than Human".
The trends and times are catching up to Onli's decades long practice as curators and art directors are becoming more accepting of his future-primitif distinctions.
She went on to say that had he been a woman or even Gay she would have purchased his artwork.
Onli thanked her for her candor and felt she spoke the logic that so many others operate with when they a dysfunctional response to him as the artist behind these impressive art works. She also added that she was impressed at how his art was legit, skilled, expressive with substance not fluff, and real.
But she still was not willing to buy from him. All to the embarrassment of the gallery owner who was at that time exhibiting Onli's works.
Hmmmm! Her lost. More enlightened collectors, curators and dealers are out there.