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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 88 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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I am included in Jon Beinart's surreal Art Collective...

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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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noc2 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
Ser, kayo po ba gumawa ng album cover ng Light of Luna? :)
Tama ba? :)
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unmerwe Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Prayers for you and your family and country my friend.
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IntuitiveMoth Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Professional
Just stumbled upon your work today! I absolutely love it, Happy Birthday too btw!!! :)
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mayzorai Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013   Filmographer
Happy Birthday!
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jazzypao Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
happy birthday!! :hug:
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LuckyRossMartin Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!!! :)
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Moozipan Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Happy Birthday!!
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johnpaulthornton Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Happy Birthday, Brother.
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Adrianna-Grezak Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
Thank you for fav-ing my homage to MC Escher! Feel free to follow me on Facebook [link] by clicking the "Like" button!
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danieltrevino Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
Your inking is amazing. Kudos bro.
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