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I wrote this essay because of my recent experience at the Boca Museum of Art. One typically ponders what to do in preparation for the weekend or during idle time if it hasn't already been allocated. With the aforementioned dilemma in perspective, I surprisingly found myself (approximately four weeks ago) at the Boca Museum of Art in Boca Raton, Florida. Interestingly enough, the essence of art in its' entirety is an extreme mental release for me. While walking slowing through the munificence of the beauty and abstract designs by various artists, I was enthralled by several pieces, so much so I recorded the artists names and titles of their works; those that left a stamp of memorable collection in my brains vortex of impressionism anyway. With that in mind, this essay will dissect my experience in written form, while simultaneously creating visual imagery to the reader. While engaged in the enchantment that played on my euphoric senses at the Boca Museum of Art, I was visually captured by several pieces of artistic form. First, I noticed a piece by Paolo Nicola Rossini, the image was still life 14 vortex which depicted a varied influx of light and time. My interpretation of the piece was the artist attempt to convey time travel through a flat surface 3d dynamic; interestingly enough, her artwork could be interpreted as dual by way entrapment to the mind's mental interpretation. For example, while my interpretation of her expression is time travel, one may conclude it is nothing of the sort but simply a picture of still life imagery manipulating the sense of interpretation via color, through design; nevertheless, it was a piece well worth the mention. Next, I observed a piece by an artist named Marlon Mullen; his 2002 untitled work depicted a contemporary feel of varied splashed colors in a myriad of octagon shapes; each piece intertwined to the next formed a bright collage of colors. It reminded me of a signature piece one would behold not only in a museum but a artsy pub lounge where spectators could enjoy sipping tea and cappuccino – I was impressed. Next, a piece by Aurie Ramirez, this too an untitled work; consisted of watercolor inks with two women wearing pastel colors. Both women depicted the image of couture in their own munificence; while I observed their dress attire was conducive with the 16th century era, the color composition of their attire made for a modern day feel of high end fashion mixed with sultry jazz. How unfortunate the piece is untitled because the imagery moved me to the point of labeling the piece “two peas in a pod”. I selected this name because the women looked relatively similar in facial characteristics, not identical but mostly fraternal twins. Finally, I observed a piece by an artist named Willie Harris; his 2010 untitled work depicted a red and green square overlap. While much can be left to the imagination regarding the interpretation of this piece, I correlate the piece to Kandinsky's 1911 Composition IV; brights fused with darks (although differential in shape) in contrasting and contoured overlaps in a splash expose' of color. This young male artist leaves much to the imagination in deed. In closing, one can interpret art to be what or whomever they choose to be. For my own personal release, I choose art as an escape of realism by way of surrealism design. I enjoy varied themes of black/white, geometric abstract, 3d, and Bauhaus selections. In addition, contemporary styles range in color, contrast, and shapes while color abstract confuses the senses by playing on the artists conveyance by way of energy. One of the best recommendations for a stress filled day – go to the Boca Museum of Art.…...

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