Artwork by Aberjhani is currently being assembled for publication in a forthcoming artbook on the coronavirus pandemic and featuring writings by authors from around the world. To keep up with developments on the project please visit the artist-author at Bright Skylark Literary Productions.
Fountain with Quote from Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah poster by Aberjhani. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
This is the second image with text featuring a quote from Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah, a book combining literary memoir with and art and... more
This is the second image with text featuring a quote from Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah, a book combining literary memoir with and art and photography. The first image-and-text artwork featuring a quote from the book and posted on Fine Art America/Pixels.com was "Owens-Thomas House in Savannah, Georgia Number 2."
The quote used here comes from the title story in which I document a number of unexpected revelations while editing the Civil War Savannah book series. The contrast of multi-hued text against a black and white background image of the Forsyth Park Fountain in Savannah is an intentional one to dramatize the racial oppressiveness of the city's past with its current quest for inclusive cultural harmony.
NOTES ON THE FORSYTH PARK FOUNTAIN
According the Smithsonian Art Inventories Catalog, Janes, Beebe & Company modeled the Forsyth Park Fountain (with some changes) "after a cast iron fountain designed by the J. P. Victor Andre Iron Foundry for displ...
After being born and raised in the southeastern United States, I spent many years, while pursuing my education and serving in the U.S. Air Force, traveling around America and the world. Much of that story is told in my recent book releases, Greeting Flannery OConnor at the Back Door of My Mind and Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah. Artwork by me is featured on the cover of both books.
My last 3 public exhibits were at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Art Gallery in Savannah, Georgia, USA, and during a cultural arts event in the historic Lafayette Square in the same city. I am currently completing an artbook project on the COVID-19 pandemic with text contributions from writers around the world.
My original Silk-Featherbrush Artstyle...