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Gromyko Padilla Semper
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A SECRET MAP OF SHANGHAI by gromyko, visual art

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APOCALYPSE OF JOHN THE DIVINE by gromyko, visual art

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Gromyko Semper is a young artist who stands at the crossroads of two realities: One is grounded in a tradition of high cultural metaphor, while the other is a sensual dream world of feverish risk. He does not dabble in either, but instead bounds into

Gromyko Semper is a young artist who stands at the crossroads of two realities: One is grounded in a tradition of high cultural metaphor, while the other is a sensual dream world of feverish risk. He does not dabble in either, but instead bounds into both simultaneously. His comprehension and connection to the great religious and historical visual languages of the world is nerve-rattling to viewers because it is so concise, and he reminds us that, when used properly, the symbols and stories of the past do not sleep in volumes of dusty books, but boom with terrible, matter-of-fact authority, like a gun of truth. Unlike artists from previous contemporary generations, he does not speak the language of ancient fable out of irony or desperation, but out of sharpened passion and even out of love. And then, Gromyko rejects the purely classical tongue as quickly as we recognize it. It becomes infused with the aura of metaphysical science, kaleidoscopic incantation and blasphemous zeal. The crossroads is never resolved. We are compelled to take both roads with him at once. We find that reality is never fully tangible and dreams manifest as incontestable.

Add to this his prodigious work ethic, and we recognize in Gromyko Semper an artist who does not play games with his time. These are not tricks of craft, but deliberate, passionate and ever-flowing assaults on the mundane. Gromyko sings to us that the entire human experience is ours to drink, all history is now ours to bathe in, all visual textures of heightened complexity are ours to feed upon. As viewers, we cannot help but take his outstretched hand.

John Paul Thornton,
Art Education Coordinator, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

Favourite Visual Artist
Dali,Michelangelo,Rothko,Matta, De Chirico, Picasso,Rembrandt, millet, Ernst,Durer, Velasquez
Favourite Movies
Lord of the Rings series, Underworld, Troy, Alexander, Pollock etc...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Angelic Hosts
Favourite Writers
Jose Rizal, William Blake, Andre Breton, Anne Rice, Kandinsky, GOD
Favourite Games
Dreams, Automatism,Paranoiac Critical Method, cadavre Exquis, Bulletism
Favourite Gaming Platform
16-dimensional Space time
Tools of the Trade
Ink, Pencil, Watercolor,Acrylic and Mixed Media
Other Interests
Surrealism,Symbolism,history, CosmologyPositivism,Psychology,Religion,Christianity
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MY BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW!!(via blurb.com) Softcover                     US $33.84     Hardcover, Dust Jacket  US $46.34   Hardcover, ImageWrap  US $49.64 ORDER BY CLICKING THIS LINK http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2047879Sacrae Particulae ex Nihilo This Album contains a portfolio of Gromyko Padilla Semper's Selected Ink drawing,with an Introduction by acclaimed artist and book author, John Paul Thornton _____________________________________________________ ABOUT GROMYKO: "Gromyko Semper is a young artist who stands at the crossroads of two realities: One is grounded in a tradition of high cultural metaphor, while the other is a
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Sacrae Particulae Ex Nihilo The Inspired Visions of Gromyko Semper Vicente-Ignacio S. de Veyra Going across a gallery full of Gromyko Semper ink/watercolor paintings and drawings (with his few oils) can be likened to listening to early Uriah Heep or some such old progressive rock music with all their fantastic abandon and iconoclastic humor possible. But, for now, we can’t be sure if Semper is merely an intelligent humorist, a happy/hermetic fantasist or a serious iconoclast. In his first major solo show after so many group shows, Semper falls for the title The Minotaur’s Recompense (opening October 23, 6pm, at the Kulay-Diwa Ga
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I love the style you use in your art.
You have an outstanding gallery, and I have truly enjoyed perusing it today.  Thanks for sharing your work!
Happy awesome birthday!! With a Balloon  :cake:
:cake: :party: HAPPY BIRTHDAY :party: :cake:
Napaka galing mo!
You are away for quite some time now, anyway Happy Birthday, old friend. :hug: