FROM CONSCIOUSNESS TO AWARENESS INTELLIGENCE / VON BEWUSSTSEIN ZU BEWUSSTSEINSINTELLIGENZ

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An electrical device neither contains nor produces electricity itself nor is our body the source of life energy. Instead, a body only comes to life and a brain becomes conscious when it is connected to life energy. Next: Control is required. While consciousness turns on the power supply, intelligent awareness controls activities and behavior (e.g. using record buttons, erasing, playing, stop buttons). A person, although stimulated by consciousness, would not … Continue reading

Return to roundness

Painting RETURN TO ROUNDNESS M. Sager 2021, Acrylic on canvas 150 x 120 cm

As energy works in waves, life operates in the softness and roundness of circles and cycles. The earth rotates around the sun, we sleep and wake in rhythmic sequels, like the circle of birth and death. What a contrast we create between the spherical, freely flowing world of life energy and the squared and edged compositions of the frightened human mind seeking physical protection. Instead of predominantly angular, cubic, boxed, … Continue reading

The mountain

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Pleasures are shortcuts for joy, meaning does trump happiness, and everything starts with being your true self as if there were no expectations and boundaries to you. Don’t take the lift and complain about bad fitness; climb one mountain after the other. Unlearn the stories of deficiencies you told yourself. Overcome the illusion of being able to possess or be possessed by any worldly thing or person, and thereby take … Continue reading

Shaped into the expression of freedom (‘Pre-art’ at VAN DER PLAS Galery NY)

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Trinity Warrior II, acrylic on wood panel, 80 x 80 cm ‘Vor Kunst’ “Das Symbolische ist die Vorkunst; und das Symbolische hat dahin fortzugehen, daß das geistige frei werde und sich eine Gestalt gebe, daß sein Dasein Nicht auch ein anderes vorstellt, sondern nur das Geistige vorstellt. Das ist das Ziel des Symbolischen” Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Van Der Plas Gallery is issuing an open call for artists to exhibit … Continue reading

Can you see the wheel of joy (࿋) in my face?

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Trinity Warrior IV (M. Sager, 2020). Acrylic on wood panel, 60 x 60 cm. A face also seems to me to be in three parts (instead of just left/right, up/down) -> ࿋ wheel of joy. It’s a bit more difficult to recognize, but all the more dynamic/harmonious (as with everything :-)).

We can photograph the outer world, but our inward view has to be painted.

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Comprehensive awareness is like the capturing of light, which is our soul’s essential yearning. Life wants to reveal itself to us. Even if we close our eyes, some light is shining through the lids. The clouds are not a part of the sky. It’s never completely dark; there is always radiating vividness. To see clearly, wait until the clouds are gone. They are just the changing and passing stories others … Continue reading

New World (painting)

New World mathias sager, happy colorful growth (life water) painting series Acrylic on canvas, F12, 61 x 50 cm For my daughter whose birthday is today. Working for you and all children’s future world.

Life Patterns (Poems & Paintings) – BOOK

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LIFE PATTERNS 3 x 19 Poems and paintings captured along the Happy Colorful Growth path of life. For my daughter Natalie. Tokyo, Summer 2018. Mathias Sager amazon.com/author/mathiassager

36 Days of Happy Colorful Growth

However it looks like, it feels the process. 36 days of compound effect. Daily happy, colorful growth reflection. Can’t wait to add the next growth ring. Mathias Sager “36 Days of Happy Colorful Growth”, Oil on Canvas, P12 606 x 455 cm

Current ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ painting

1. Thought on art/painting Art can express the inexplicable. That’s  a remarkable potential we have because we still can’t explain the most important things, such as why there are ‘good’ and ‘bad,’ and what to do about it. Limitations in expression are limiting the thinking (yes, also this way round). We feel that there is something, somewhere in us, that holds more answers than we can explain with words. Art/painting is … Continue reading

Life water painting series

#76 Lake bed (Mathias Sager, oil on wood panel, F10 530 x 455) #67 Deep water [life water painting series] (Mathias Sager, oil colour water mixable on wood panel, M12 60.6 cm x 41.0 cm) #045 Flood (Mathias Sager, watermixable oil colours on canvas boards, 3 times 3F 27.5×22.1×0.4 cm (10.6″x8.7″x0.16″)) #036 Volcano lake garden (Mathias Sager, water mixable oil colour on canvas board, 53x46x0.4 cm (20.8″x18.1″x0.16″)) #013 Glowing water … Continue reading

Art / Paintings

I do paint to show my soul that I am listening. I believe the creative process is a key to physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. The combination of Western and Eastern philosophies has enriched my life and work. I’m fascinated by painting impressions from my daily life. According to the Happy Colorful Growth spirit, my paintings do happen (not always obviously) in the areas of (1) Japan – Switzerland, (2) Charging, (3) Female nature, and … Continue reading