Historically, nature played a minor role in the tradition of landscape arts and generally played the role of witness in historical practices and mythological narratives. On the other hand, it represented spiritual and mystical experiences but later as affected by iconoclasm, naturalism moved forward through thematic independence and opened a new window to viewers, while remaining faithful to nature. Art is a visual representation of the way the world appears to an individual, offering the viewer a window from which to see the way that the artist views the world around them.Amerta art Group is proposing the exhibition about nature, but nature that comes out from the exhibition is not an independent element separate from the presence of art, but rather it is an image of the artist’s life and experience, the artist’s social and national interests, fears and all contemporary life should face. Exhibition is about the artist’s contemporary perspective of nature, which plays a large role in determining the outlook and outline of trees, rocks, cars and other manifestations of urban life.
In fact, the exhibition is a description and analysis of human relationships with environments and the complex relationships among contemporary geography, society, and culture.The artists whose works are displayed at this exhibition are not merely spectators of natural landscapes; they have shared the spirit of nature as they pass along the path of their emotions. So, these works are both representation of the elements of nature and a representation of the artist’s mental experiences, dreams, fears and emotions. Each of these works, in a special statement, unites the reality of nature with the spirit of the artist and has the task of creating meaning in dealing with contemporary human life.
It is clear that these works have not adopted the same approaches;some of these works place the viewer in front of an independent and ideal world, a world immersed in beauty, pleasure and radiance that has not yet been affected by the effects of modern, industrial life. On the other hand, we see works that reflect the fears of secrecy and isolation, contemplating the contemporary human condition, reflecting colorful fears and the contrast of light and shade. In these works, the elements of nature, like mountains, sea or land, have been marred by the arrival of industry.
Artists are not merely the spectators of natural landscapes; they have shared the spirit of nature as it passes through their emotions. These works are both a representation of the elements of nature and a representation of the mental experiences, dreams, fears and emotions of the artists who portray them.
We do not have the same approach in this series. In some instances, the viewer is confronted with an independent and idealistic world immersed in the joys of beauty and radiance far from the complexities of modern and industrial life. On the other hand, such works reflect colorful fears and the contrast of light and shadow with a kind of mystery and isolation that anxiously suggest the contemporary human condition.And some hunt down the quality of the city, showcase the urban spirit of the city, show how the city lives, its social connections, how it is organized, and what the cultural spirit of the city is. The complex is much greater than the sum of its trees, rocks, cars, buildings, and other urban landscapes.