This is magnificent!... Lovely art, Fred!... The color intensity and contrasts are amazing to me. I guess this has to be one of your aesthetic signatures... Your art, like your music, is very beautiful... I feel I have walked through one of the most enjoyable art galleries I have seen. The colors are vibrant and your pieces have life bursting forth.
Newton, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2009
Computer artist and musician, Fred Lipsius, has produced an art-music video featuring over 50 digital paintings selected from his Online Gallery at http://www.FredLipsiusArt.com. The video also features an unreleased piece of music Fred composed in 1987 called "Rumi". Rumi is one of the world's most beloved poets who devoted his life to writing poems about God's higher calling.
"'Rumi' is one of a number of musical pieces I've composed over the last 30 years that was inspired by a spiritual experience I had," said Fred. "The piece was written around 1987, after I met the famous poet Rumi in a dream. There was this 'knowingness' that it was him. I felt a strong spiritual connection between us without any words being said! Writing a piece of music for Rumi was my way of thanking him or honoring his life - a life of tremendous devotion and praise to God. His poems remind us of the ever-presence of Divine Love as the primary cause behind all things. This new art that I've been creating over the last 4 years, like my music, is simply a reflection of who I am - how I view things, and what I choose to give back to life. I've found that, the more childlike or 'open' I can allow myself to be, the more the gifts of Spirit can freely flow through me and be used in many productive ways. So here I am, at the next step in my life's journey - utilizing my 'Rumi' piece as the musical backdrop for some of my art. All because I remembered a dream and let the love from within it radiate out... For me, dreams are very real. They provide a window into our own Inner Worlds that can reveal or give clues to why things happen, awakening us to our true self, Soul, a Light of God. This art- music video I've produced is a prelude to a number of multimedia presentations I will be doing that will highlight my art in various creative ways."
All the artwork in the Rumi video can be purchased as high quality prints that are priced between $125 and $375. Fred's online gallery also features a section called "Spiritual Reflections," which contains 30 of his pieces with words that are uplifting and contemplative.
Initial feedback from art professionals, friends and customers about Fred's artwork has been excellent: "This is magnificent!... Lovely art, Fred!... The color intensity and contrasts are amazing to me. I guess this has to be one of your aesthetic signatures... Your art, like your music, is very beautiful... I feel I have walked through one of the most enjoyable art galleries I have seen. The colors are vibrant and your pieces have life bursting forth."
Fred Lipsius is the original saxophonist and conductor with Blood, Sweat and Tears who won a Grammy Award for arranging the hit song "Spinning Wheel". He currently teaches at the Berklee College of Music.
Visit http://www.FredLipsiusArt.com/promo to view the "Rumi" video.
Fred's Online Gallery is at http://www.FredLipsiusArt.com.
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