Ghost ship series: Chasing the light: surreal art-print, poster, book, desktop-wallpaper NeoSurrealismArt.com
I have to comment on one physical characteristic of life forms that is being used in this image called phototropism. Phototropism is an orientation of a plant or other organism in response to light, either toward the source of light (positive phototropism) or away from it (negative phototropism). Most plants show signs of positive phototropism. So does this pirate vessel navigating towards diffused sunbeams of an oceanic sunset. It seems that the twisted trees stem from the hulls and the decks of the ship making it one living organism. Living... Does not it strike you as oxymoronic, a phantom ship - a dead ship, really - chasing the light with all her might so that she becomes capable of such a miraculous transformation into a living entity? Strangely enough, there’s much serenity in the ocean trying to find a compromise between the frenzy of the elements and the quiet of a sunset. Once again, the magnetic quality of the light dominates the marine landscape.
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George Grie, January 2008
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Francis Ellis / United States / May 6th
Totally awesome as is all of your work George. You're the best surrealist I've ever seen!
Anita G. / United States / Sep 22nd
I'm leaning toward a giclee art print of the original "Full Moon Rising". I especially like the durability as well as the beauty of giclee. A number of years back, I was able to purchase the original cover art for my first two books.
ArtLover / Apr 28th
beautifully done....7.5 out of 10
Purple Lady / United States / Jul 5th
I realy liked the way your mind travelled mine through this picture! So I decided to travel with this boat to the open sea of my dreams! When suddenly the crew stoped the ship by the sore and I saw them moving silently underneath the fore of the ship!
Rob Knox / Canada / May 31st
Exceptionally Enchanting Imagery. This is of course beyond the norm in beautiful night scape colors and seems to offer hope amidst moments of desperation, as the ship manages to navigate away from imminent peril.
Meechee / United States / Apr 29th
if i were in that painting i would love to be on that ghost ship because it is so pretty but scary
Vaxen / United States / Apr 13th
I know ya need the advertising revenue but this "free apple iphone" crud is as old as the hills asn stale, so stale. Blemish on an otherwise killer site. Love your works...
Garry / United Kingdom / Mar 27th
Beautiful shot and great atmosphere - very evocative, i adore this. completely utterly adore it! that moon light! its fabulous!
Connie Albany / United States / Mar 20th
absolutely breathtaking.I feel like I am right there with the ghosts on the ship. So totally awesome I cannot find the words to express my feelings about your wonderful work. thank you
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