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Roger Vincent Jasaitis, fine artist

Cold Hearted Orb

Detail, Moonset 214, Oil painting by Roger Vincent Jasaitis, RVJart.com, copyright 2014

Cold-hearted orb that rules the night,
Removes the colours from our sight
Red is grey, and yellow white
But we decide which is right.
And which is an illusion.

Pinprick holes in a colourless sky,
Let incipient figures of light pass by,
The mighty light of ten thousand suns,
Challenges infinity and is soon gone.

Night time, to some, a brief interlude,
To others, the fear of solitude.
Brave…

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The Divine Spark

Beauty out of chaos, the artist's palette. Roger Vincent Jasaitis, RVJart.com

In his recent column,  Among Friends in Friends Journal, Gabriel Ehri wrote; “When we are privileged to experience great art, we experience wonder: wonder at sheer beauty, at discovering a novel avenue of our own perception, and often wonder at the seemingly impossible fineness of the artist’s execution. Art, like worship, can allow us to tap deep into our own stores of emotion and spirit, and…

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What’s the big idea?

My digital presence (RVJart.com, This Speaks My Mind, Facebook) are coming up on the 3rd anniversary of their birth.

What’s the big idea?

My digital presence (RVJart.com, This Speaks My Mind, Facebook) are coming up on the 3rd anniversary of their birth.

Duende

Duende http://wp.me/s2bskE-duende

Guitarra y Maracas, Oil painting by Roger Vincent Jasaitis, RVJart.com, Copyright 2001

Guitarra y Maracas

I saw my first live flamenco show in Madrid, Spain about 14 years ago in a small tavern called Casa Patas tucked away on a narrow side street in the old section of town. It changed my life because I became aware of duende. Duendeis when, during a performance, the Spirit or Life force enters the room and you get chills and your hair stands on end. It is hard to describe unless…

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God and Obscurity

God and other artists are always a little obscure ~ Oscar Wilde I recently finished reading the new novel by Sue Monk Kidd…

God and Obscurity

God and other artists are always a little obscure ~ Oscar Wilde I recently finished reading the new novel by Sue Monk Kidd…

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