Location: United States
An architect with his own practice for over 45 years, Alan is also a practioner of yoga philosophy and meditation.
His art work combines both passions by creating structured and layered digital collages which express the hidden meanings of worldly and spiritual phenomenon.
Alan's artwork is created with digital photos combined, enhanced, and transformed using Photoshop Elements, Photoshop Express, Canva, MyPaint, Remove.bg, and Neuralstyle.Art software.
Education: Columbia College; Columbia University School of Architecture (B.Arch. '65); Harvard Graduate School of Design (M.Arch. '66).
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Expressing the Interplay and merging of two symbolic swans (Hamsa in sanskrit) representing the individual consciousness and universal consciousness which float in the lake of mind.
Traveling to sacred sites and experiencing their vibrations is external pilgrimage. By internalizing those impressions our subtle inner life is greatly enriched.
In yogic meditation practitioners use mantras and yantras, and eventually may have direct inner experiences of the subtle fire and light within.
Ritualistic bathing to cleanse oneself of impurities is common to many traditions. But the more subtle inner bath involves immersion of the individual mind in universal consciousness.
The mystery of twilight (Sandhya in sanskrit) lies in the subtle spiritual transition between experiencing the ordinary world and the Higher Reality.
To express the pure emotive essence of the original more figurative images, these transformations were created using a variety of filters.