Art is our only salvation from the horror of existence.
I would like to introduce today’s post with this quote, because I think it is true in every perspective. When we step back and scrutinize society and the rhythm of life, it seems paradoxical to live against our desires- and yet only extremely few people lead the life they love. A certain system determines the lives of man, we go to school, to work, we marry, get children, become old, acrimonious and life for the ‘good’ moments of life, the vivid memories which are rare and precious and become scarcer over time.
It is this system, this rhythm, whose routine takes away the pure joy and beauty of life. I dare to claim that artists, true artists who are artists for the sake of expressing themselves through art, capture the world’s beauty and the diversity of art demonstrates that this beauty can lie within anything. However one aspect of human nature is especially present within this inspiration process: curiosity. Modern human has the desire to understand and discover everything (literally everything) as he is eager to learn and develope by nature.
Andrew Millar presents a vast variety of interesting and mysterious elements in his work. He combines modern earthly motives with an antiquarian photography technique as he uses Polaroid dias and cameras. His motives have a supernatural aspect which make them so fascinating, as we cannot truly grasp its meaning- they seem positively alien. Furthermore, Millar combines contrary objects and by that he gives his works the tensions that constitutes and excellent art work.
CREDS TO ADREW MILLAR, found on Tumblr.