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ABSTRACT EMOTIONS | Paintings by ​Bijan Machen | California African American Museum in Los Angeles
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ABSTRACT EMOTIONS - Paintings

Featured In California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

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Abstract emotions is a collection of paintings that represent transmuted energy and the potentiality of humans to connect and grow. Machen transforms his energy and experiences into colors, lines, and forms that allude to light, movement, and the human body. SOME OF THE PAINTINGS RESEMBLE FACES AND BODILY SILHOUETTES, WHILE OTHERS ARE MORE REMINISCENT OF FANTASTICAL DREAMY LANDSCAPES. MACHEN TRANSFORMS HIS LIFE INTO VISUAL IMAGES THAT TELL STORIES, BOTH HIS OWN AND THOSE OF THE VIEWER.

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​Bijan Machen
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"USING MY GOD-GIVEN TALENT TO PRODUCE ART THAT I CAN SHARE WITH THE WORLD IS ALL I WANT TO DO.”

​BIJAN MACHEN IS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY FINE ARTIST. BIJAN IS ORIGINALLY FROM COLUMBUS, OHIO AND IS A GRADUATE OF THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. WHILE EARNING HIS MFA AT ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN, HE NOW HAS A THRIVING ART & DESIGN PRACTICE IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.  BIJAN'S WORK EXPLORES THE ONGOING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN HUMANS, NATURE, AND THE TANGIBLE ENVIRONMENT. THERE SEEMS TO ALWAYS BE A VICIOUS RELATIONSHIP OF IMBALANCE​BETWEEN THESE THREE ENTITIES AND BIJAN'S ART EXPLORES THE "WHY?"​WITH DREAMS OF USING ART TO UPLIFT THE WORLD, BIJAN'S WORK IMPRESSES UPON HIS AUDIENCE THE SAME EXCITEMENT AND ENTHUSIASM THAT HE EXPERIENCES WHILE CREATING. HE INSPIRES OTHERS TO RELENTLESSLY PURSUE THEIR DREAMS AND TO LET THEIR INDIVIDUAL CREATIVITY DRIVE THEIR LIVES​.​I FIND JOY IN CREATING SOMETHING FROM NOTHING; TAKING A BLANK CANVAS OR MALLEABLE CLAY AND CREATING A PIECE OF ART THAT SPEAKS TO ME. A STORY OF CREATION LIVES INSIDE OF US ALL AND IT IS WAITING TO UNFOLD.