The Dark Sides of Religion (part 1/5): Ascetism. Mixed technics on canvas 45 x 45 cm by Shaharee Vyaas.

Since religious fundamentalism is on the rise in all segments of our society, I decided to dedicate some of my artistic reflections to the subject that motivates some extreme fundamentalists to believe that their religion gives them the right to tell everyone else what they are and are not allowed to do and commands them … Continue reading The Dark Sides of Religion (part 1/5): Ascetism. Mixed technics on canvas 45 x 45 cm by Shaharee Vyaas.

Reflections. Mixed technics on canvas 45 x 45 cm by Shaharee Vyaas (2023)

This canvas is a further elaboration upon an earlier work that is called The Zone. While The Zone was a rather formal investigation into color and line, this work gives a more impressionistic interpretation of the point where conscious and subconscious thinking processes confluence.It is a collection of free associations about the metaphoric, tectonic representation … Continue reading Reflections. Mixed technics on canvas 45 x 45 cm by Shaharee Vyaas (2023)

The Hare, the Fox, and the Human.

The hare, the fox, and the human are all part of an intertwined yet paradoxical cycle of connectedness. Fox and hare, human and balance, enlightenment and infinity, sunyata and sea—all flow together in the never-ending adventure that is life. Love, death, nature, and the planets weave a journey of transcendence, synchronicity, and depths to offer … Continue reading The Hare, the Fox, and the Human.

The Da Vinci Trinity

Although Leonardo Da Vinci had no formal academic training, many historians and scholars regard him as the prime exemplar of the "Universal Genius" or "Renaissance Man", an individual of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination." He is widely considered one of the most diversely talented individuals ever to have lived. He studied engineering, sculpting, painting, … Continue reading The Da Vinci Trinity

A Cosmology of Civilization

The aim of this painting is to visualize the similarities that are existing between the cosmical cycles and that of the civilization process. It is also the cover for a music album that features an opera with the same title. The description of that album will go into more detail about the used symbolism. This … Continue reading A Cosmology of Civilization

The Birth of the Cyberspace

The term cyberspace was first used by the American-Canadian author William Gibson in 1982 in a story published in Omni magazine and then in his book Neuromancer. In this science-fiction novel, Gibson described cyberspace as the creation of a computer network in a world filled with artificially intelligent beings. The real cyberspace is a global … Continue reading The Birth of the Cyberspace


Fighting with Depression (acrylic on canvas 72’ x 48’, 2016) is a canvas that I created when I was dissatisfied with the lack of recognition my work received. By the time I finished the canvas I felt already in a better mood, so I added the swallow´s nest in the storm lantern. Don’t ask me … Continue reading HOW NOT TO GET DEPRESSED AS AN ARTIST

The Complexity of Simplicity

“Being simple is the most complicated thing nowadays.” -Ramana Pemmaraju The principle of simplicity or parsimony—broadly, is the idea that simpler explanations of observations should be preferred to more complex ones—is conventionally attributed to William of Occam, after whom it is traditionally referred to as Occam's razor. This does not mean that there will be … Continue reading The Complexity of Simplicity

About Cryptomathematics.

The Newtonian space and time collapsed in 1905 when Albert Einstein, at the age of twenty-six, published four groundbreaking papers: On the Photoelectric Effect; Brownian Motion; The Special Relativity, and The Equivalence of Mass and Energy. The new concept is that all objects are moving vibrations in the space-time continuum. The quantum physician Heisenberg introduced … Continue reading About Cryptomathematics.