Samuel Barber’s “Sure on this Shining Night” is a moment of ecstatic nocturnal tranquility. Published in 1940 by G. Shirmer Inc. with a poem by James Agee, the song stems from a time of unrest and chaos similar to our own. An undeniably beautiful composition, it is a reminder that beauty helps and heals. Beauty can transport us to a better place, and provides hope when the odds are against us.
It was in 2008 when Shimoda set on the path to becoming a professional artist, and now ten years later, she is amongst the most widely recognized names of New Contemporary painters rising out of Japan. Entitled “The Catastrophe of Death and Regeneration,” the exhibition will take viewers on a journey through Shimoda’s narrative and artistic development spanning one decade of her work, including her most ambitious painting to date, a massive ten-foot mural.
On the 6th December 2017 Parione9 Gallery unveils “Homeberries”, Ixie Darkonn’s solo show, part of the first edition of “I Dreamk it: I Dream + I Drink”
Bello is a beautiful new video by Monica Menez
Written and directed by Monica Menez
Production by Ironic View Films
A nymph’s body in repose, eyes softly closed in flowers and dew, sets the scene for “Exquisite Corpse”. Unclear if she is dead or dreaming, the mystery hangs over the six songs on Roxanna Walitzki’s debut EP, veiling the gauzy French poems in captivating ambiguity.