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Celina Grigore

Moore Inspired: Contemporary Responses to Henry Moore  
Posted 11/22/10

by Celina Grigore2010 "Reclining Figures. Arches." by Celina Grigore. Pen-and-ink. Original Drawing.Copyright © 2010 by Celina Grigore. All rights reserved. Exhibited at: Moore Inspired. Contemporary Responses to Henry Moore"Unframed size: 15" x 20"Framed size: 21" x 26"All archival materials. Professional archival framing. Off-white matt. Slate Gray metallic frame. Protected with: TRU VUE ® Glass. Type: Reflection Control. First there was chaos. Then there were arches, curves, motion, inter... [more]

Symbols and Meanings  
Posted 11/19/10

by Celina Grigore1998 ... still preoccupied with symbols and their meanings in my studio work, today “...Sometimes he angers me, With telling me of the moldwarp and the ant, Of the dreamer Merlin and his prophesies, And of the dragon and finless fish, A clip - winged griffin and a molten raven, A couching lion and a ramping cat, And such a deal of skimble - skamble stuff As puts me from my faith...” (Shakespeare, “Henry the Fourth”) Primitive beliefs, layered in a collection of... [more]

Staying ALIVE. The “GOLDEN BIRD” & the “PHOENIX BIRD”  
Posted 11/17/10

Staying ALIVE Reflections on the “GOLDEN BIRD” and the “PHOENIX BIRD” Notes From a Journal. Dated: Nov 1997 by Celina Grigore The echo of my steps on the marble floor of the Romanian Regal Palace resounded in my ears. I was walking towards the very end of a long hallway, my eyes fixed on a golden simple shape radiating and capturing light. It is a very sublimated volume that seems just about to detach itself from the earth like an arrow reaching towards the sky. It is “The Golden Bird”... [more]

A Computer as a Companion?!  
Posted 11/17/10

A Response to Neil Frude’s Article “The Intimate Machine” Written in 1997. Nevertheless... still an issue of todayby Celina Grigore Just think how it feels to “paint” onto the computer screen.  It’s fast, it’s clean, it’s precise, it’s reversible, it’s invertible, it doesn’t leak, it doesn’t crack, it doesn’t buckle.  It has all the advantages and the conveniences along with a battery of tools but, there is something that’s missing: the Passion.  The passion that you feel when the soft paste molds... [more]


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