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Gromyko Padilla Semper
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
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Gromyko Semper is a young artist who stands at the crossroads of two realities: One is grounded in a tradition of high cultural metaphor, while the other is a sensual dream world of feverish risk. He does not dabble in either, but instead bounds into

Gromyko Semper is a young artist who stands at the crossroads of two realities: One is grounded in a tradition of high cultural metaphor, while the other is a sensual dream world of feverish risk. He does not dabble in either, but instead bounds into both simultaneously. His comprehension and connection to the great religious and historical visual languages of the world is nerve-rattling to viewers because it is so concise, and he reminds us that, when used properly, the symbols and stories of the past do not sleep in volumes of dusty books, but boom with terrible, matter-of-fact authority, like a gun of truth. Unlike artists from previous contemporary generations, he does not speak the language of ancient fable out of irony or desperation, but out of sharpened passion and even out of love. And then, Gromyko rejects the purely classical tongue as quickly as we recognize it. It becomes infused with the aura of metaphysical science, kaleidoscopic incantation and blasphemous zeal. The crossroads is never resolved. We are compelled to take both roads with him at once. We find that reality is never fully tangible and dreams manifest as incontestable.

Add to this his prodigious work ethic, and we recognize in Gromyko Semper an artist who does not play games with his time. These are not tricks of craft, but deliberate, passionate and ever-flowing assaults on the mundane. Gromyko sings to us that the entire human experience is ours to drink, all history is now ours to bathe in, all visual textures of heightened complexity are ours to feed upon. As viewers, we cannot help but take his outstretched hand.

John Paul Thornton,
Art Education Coordinator, City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
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This Album contains a portfolio of Gromyko Padilla Semper's Selected Ink drawing,with an Introduction by acclaimed artist and book author, John Paul Thornton</B>

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ABOUT GROMYKO:

"Gromyko Semper is a young artist who stands at the crossroads of two realities: One is grounded in a tradition of high cultural metaphor, while the other is a sensual dream world of feverish risk. He does not dabble in either, but instead bounds into both simultaneously. His comprehension and connection to the great religious and historical visual languages of the world is nerve-rattling to viewers because it is so concise, and he reminds us that, when used properly, the symbols and stories of the past do not sleep in volumes of dusty books, but boom with terrible, matter-of-fact authority, like a gun of truth.

"Unlike artists from previous contemporary generations, he does not speak the language of ancient fable out of irony or desperation, but out of sharpened passion and even out of love. And then, Gromyko rejects the purely classical tongue as quickly as we recognize it. It becomes infused with the aura of metaphysical science, kaleidoscopic incantation and blasphemous zeal. The crossroads is never resolved. We are compelled to take both roads with him at once. We find that reality is never fully tangible and dreams manifest as incontestable.  

"These are not tricks of craft, but deliberate, passionate and ever-flowing assaults on the mundane. Gromyko sings to us that the entire human experience is ours to drink, all history is now ours to bathe in, all visual textures of heightened complexity are ours to feed upon. As viewers, we cannot help but take his outstretched hand."

- John Paul Thornton,2009



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I am included in Jon Beinart's surreal Art Collective...

click my page here--->beinart.org/artists/gromyko-pa…
  • Mood: Love
  • Listening to: The Voices in and out of my Head!!!
  • Reading: Your mind, body, and soul/spirit!!
  • Watching: Your every move!!
  • Playing: your game!!
  • Eating: your innocence!!
  • Drinking: your fears away!!

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Senecal Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hey rock star. What is shaking?
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Arcturus-90 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing work art, greetings! :)
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Lilyas Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday, Gromyko! :heart:
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TheMrDoodle Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your style is astonishing! Keep up the awesome work!
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volframia20 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
oh I found you first on facebook, and now on devianart _()_
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iamakiwi Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You are amazing.
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anaNeamu Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Professional Photographer
happy birthday, Miko, our dear friend! :heart:
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Mnemothra Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Happy awesome Birthday!
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Happy Birthday !
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LucaRossiMartin Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :)
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