Artist of the Day / suzanna schlemm / Sao Paulo, Brazil

  “Painting for me is a very intense form of communication. A communication that takes place in a really deep level, where words don’t exist.”

“This is a self-portrait of a very pregnant self. I had to register that amazing metamorphosis somehow, but not with those typical lady-like pregnant poses. Pregnancy is a wild thing.”

“When you look at one of my paintings, you are looking directly into my soul. There is no need to say anything, and yet everything is understood. When I paint, I get lost in this silent world. And for me, it is much more eloquent then the real world we live in.”

“I believe all human beings are wired with that magical form of communication, much more beautiful and efficient then language. We all have that “cable connection”. It’s called art.”

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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2 Responses to Artist of the Day / suzanna schlemm / Sao Paulo, Brazil

  1. knieling2012 says:

    Very sensual, great composition on the more colorful ones…your linework is exceptional…enjoyed the gallery ,,, thank you

  2. very very artistic paintings

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