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A SECRET MAP OF SHANGHAI by gromyko
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A SECRET MAP OF SHANGHAI :icongromyko:gromyko 33 5
ALCHEMY OF A BABAYLAN by gromyko ALCHEMY OF A BABAYLAN :icongromyko:gromyko 89 13 APOCALYPSE OF JOHN THE DIVINE by gromyko APOCALYPSE OF JOHN THE DIVINE :icongromyko:gromyko 44 9 SPECTRE OF THE APOTHEOSIS OF MERCANTILE DESIRE by gromyko SPECTRE OF THE APOTHEOSIS OF MERCANTILE DESIRE :icongromyko:gromyko 620 54 SPECTRE OF THE TOWER OF LEDA by gromyko SPECTRE OF THE TOWER OF LEDA :icongromyko:gromyko 35 1 SPECTRE OF THE FOX'S RECOMPENSE by gromyko SPECTRE OF THE FOX'S RECOMPENSE :icongromyko:gromyko 38 3 in flagrante delicto! by gromyko in flagrante delicto! :icongromyko:gromyko 16 0 spectre of salome by gromyko spectre of salome :icongromyko:gromyko 19 2 WITH FRIENDS by gromyko WITH FRIENDS :icongromyko:gromyko 0 4 SPECTRE OF DIO-NARCISSUS by gromyko SPECTRE OF DIO-NARCISSUS :icongromyko:gromyko 0 1 GRAND ENTRANCE TO THE GALLERY THAT I SHOWED AT by gromyko GRAND ENTRANCE TO THE GALLERY THAT I SHOWED AT :icongromyko:gromyko 0 0 WIFE AND SON by gromyko WIFE AND SON :icongromyko:gromyko 1 0 CONVERSATIONS by gromyko CONVERSATIONS :icongromyko:gromyko 0 0 MORE GUESTS by gromyko MORE GUESTS :icongromyko:gromyko 0 1 GUESTS DURING MY SHOW by gromyko GUESTS DURING MY SHOW :icongromyko:gromyko 1 0 WITH FRENCH GUESTS by gromyko WITH FRENCH GUESTS :icongromyko:gromyko 0 0

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Gromyko Padilla Semper
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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.
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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</B>

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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 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.  

"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,2009



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  • Listening to: The Voices in and out of my Head!!!
  • Reading: Your mind, body, and soul/spirit!!
  • Watching: Your every move!!
  • Playing: your game!!
  • Eating: your innocence!!
  • Drinking: your fears away!!

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meregoddess Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have an outstanding gallery, and I have truly enjoyed perusing it today.  Thanks for sharing your work!
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IntuitiveMoth Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2018  Professional
Happy awesome birthday!! With a Balloon  :cake:
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Plugin848y Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:cake: :party: HAPPY BIRTHDAY :party: :cake:
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Infinite1999 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Napaka galing mo!
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CristianoTeofili Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2016   Traditional Artist
happy birthday :wave:
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Lilyas Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2016  Professional General Artist
You are away for quite some time now, anyway Happy Birthday, old friend. :hug:
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LordBerry Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015  Student General Artist
Awesome works 
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Napper5565 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
stunning gallery
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Senecal Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hey rock star. What is shaking?
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Arcturus-90 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing work art, greetings! :)
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