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"El arte es la medicina que ayudará a curar el mundo ". - Tim Holmes
El trabajo general de Tim Holmes puede interpretarse como un testimonio de su pasión. Aquí hay una colección de videos de películas de arte de Holmes, recorridos por sus obras de arte y fragmentos de los pensamientos de Tim sobre el arte y la apreciación del arte.
Holmes' most complex sculpture
The Creator's Art; A Confluence of Art, Psychology and Renewal: June, 2022
Artist Tim Holmes walks us through his museum-like studio, the site of a remarkable gathering of a few creative hearts from different disciplines and nations to envision a future for all of us. More info at: https://www.inkmonkey.com/the-creators-art.pdf If you'd like to request an invitation please email: holmes.studio (at) yahoo.com
Speed Painting, by Tim Holmes
I was asked to produce a 6 x 12 foot painting as a live performance for a fundraiser for Merlin CCC, A Community Philosophy Non-Profit in Helena, MT. This is a sped-up version of the 23-minute performance that raised several thousand dollars for their good work. You're invited to peer into the insights behind the art-sausage making on Patreon, where you can browse or choose your own level of secret peeks at: patreon.com/timholmes
Constitution Trash, by the Montana and Ballet Co.
Montana has one of the most respected state constitutions in the world, emulated by democratic nations across the globe. The citizens who wrote it in 1972 (no politicians) toured the state on their own dime–– conservatives and liberals together–– to advance their fine work. It is a masterwork of human rights. In 2023, with a conservative supermajority in the legislature has proposed 57 amendments to Montana's constitution. Many other states are also facing threats to basic human rights by constitutional amendments. If your state is one, let us know and to help with your campaign the Montana Logging and Ballet Co. will write verses specific to your issues. Reach us through Facebook, or our manager, Bob FitzGerald: firstname.lastname@example.org CONSTITUTION TRASH In Montana we think we are thriving and successful, but some folks think that's a problem and they find it stressful. So to make Montana great, they have a solution: to solve the problems we don't have— they'll trash the constitution! Big Sky Country has blues skies, our native pride and glory, but that costs them money— so they'll tell another story. They need toxic wastes and smog, runoff and pollution. So to trash the countryside— they'll trash the constitution! People think it's good to have our liberty and freedom. They don't see their dignity and power will mislead 'em. Women make their choices by themselves with resolution! So to put an end to that— they'll trash the constitution! In Montana voters voice opinions in elections. But that sends us off in many differing directions. With one-party rule, they'll void the people's contribution. So to rig elections— they'll trash the constitution! Courts are working— that's no good. Let legislators run them. Schools work fine, but our dear politicians can outgun them. Take the power from everyone. Welcome persecution. To make Montana great again: —they'll trash the constitution! To make Montana great again: —they'll trash the constitution! This carries a Creative Commons Copyright, so feel free to copy and share!
Song of the Siren by Tim Holmes
"We are creatures vulnerable to the erotic call, a call which can lure us into destruction. How can one both hear that alluring song and maintain some control over our direction? This short film suggests there is something even more powerful and profound that underlies sexual desire, that can be tapped without the danger of crashing on the rocks." -- Tim Holmes "Tim Holmes is the first American artist ever invited to give a solo exhibit at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, the world's largest art museum, where his sculptures remain on permanent exhibit. His work has gained notice among some of the world's peacemakers, from the Chinese dissident students of Tiananmen Square to the Physicians for Social Responsibility. Jimmy Carter, Czech hero Vaclav Havel, and the late Coretta Scott King are among Holmes' best-known collectors. "Holmes has created many international projects such as the U.N. Women's Peace Prize and other peace awards. He has worked with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in efforts to create an international peace center on Robben Island, the gulag where President Nelson Mandela and thousands of others were imprisoned during the dark apartheid years and on South Africa's bid for the Olympics. Though Holmes is most well known for sculpture he works in a variety of media, all pointing toward a more responsive, cooperative and sustainable future." http://timholmesstudio.com RESUME Selected One-Person Museum Exhibitions: The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1993-94. Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL, 2003 Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA, 1986-7 and 1991 Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT, 1999 Rocky Mountain Map Gallery, Missoula, MT, 2014 Hockaday Museum of Art, Kalispell, MT, 2000 Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, 1995 Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana, 1996 Museum of Fine Arts, Univ. of Montana, Missoula, MT 1995, Atwood Gallery, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, 2001 Private Collections: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Winner President Jimmy Carter, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Vaclav Havel, President of Czechoslovakia Coretta Scott King Dr. Jonas Salk, Polio vaccine developer Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa Gro Harlem Brundtland, Former Norwegian Prime Minister Madam Jehan Sadat, Former First Lady of Egypt Li Lu, Chinese Pro-Democracy Movement Rosalyn Carter, First Lady, recipient of Peace Links award Sen. Mike Mansfield Archbishop Elias Chacour, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to U.N., Atlanta Mayor Dr. Benjamin Spock, “the baby doctor” Norman Cousins, author George Kennan, the 20th century's great geostrategist Edward Albee, playwright Valentina Tereshkova, first woman cosmonaut Marianne Williamson, author and spiritual leader Mary Hart, “Entertainment Tonight” co-host Bob Beckel, Fox News “The Five”, Crossfire, CNN Tim Holmes and Skip Conover collaborate on the "Wisdom Path Colloquia" on this Channel. Both are convinced of the centrality of the creative impulse for sensible development of the personality, as discussed in the work of Dr. Carl Jung. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voG-f7qn1Yc&list=PLQZQUs-Hx3L34XrUl61C9PS72tezNO1fc Fair Use Notice This video contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
Song of the Siren - trailer, by Tim Holmes Studio
We are creatures vulnerable to the erotic call, a call which can lure us into destruction. How can one both hear that alluring song and maintain some control over our direction? Song of the Siren is a short film suggesting there is something powerful that drives sexual desire, that can be tapped without the danger of crashing on the rocks. This trailer hints at the greater drama. The word "lethe" in classic Greek means oblivion, forgetfulness or concealment. Here it's borrowed from Charles Baudelaire's poetry, where he talks about lethe as a kind of intoxicant that the woman exudes that makes a man fall into forgetfulness. The full short film Song of the Siren is here: https://youtu.be/2LvlzC1C6RU Produced during the COVID sequestration, this small-budget film enlarges the possibilities of enriching the inner life. TimHolmesStudio.com Subscribe to secret insights into Tim's art: www.patreon.com/timholmes #artfilm #lifedrawing #obsession #inspiration
Mirabai, a trailer for the short film by Tim Holmes Studio
Mirabai's Mountain depicts the prayer of a 16th century Indian woman mystic who is said to have wondered naked through the countryside seeking her god. This short comes from the Body Psalms film series by Tim Holmes, a celebration of the sanctity of the body through performance rituals and video sculptures involving dancers and diverse ordinary people unfolding passages of mystical texts painted on their skin to create moving sculptural poetry. The series focuses on the value of the flesh in an increasingly production-oriented world. Throughout the global spread of a capitalist culture increasingly governed by the ethics of pornography– where nothing is too sacred to be exploited by amoral commercial forces– the body becomes the preferred currency. This film is a reminder that humans have not conquered nature but carry it within our own sacred bodies. This art film is envisioned to invite dialog between separate value systems- personal, economic and religious- that each one of us engages in our own way, but that are rarely addressed together. For the full 7-minute film, visit: https://youtu.be/kYgSSme93Sw www.TimHolmesStudio.com Subscribe to secret insights into Tim Holmes Studio art: www.patreon.com/timholmes
Awaken Human, a short tour of Tim Holmes' most complex sculpture.
Tim Holmes narrates a short tour of the most complex figurative sculpture of his career. This tells the story of the social angst of 2020 and the possibilities he feels for the transformation of human culture, told in a 4-foot sculpture with 22 human figures. "From the fear of sweeping changes to the bold declaration of a new way of living on the earth, we have the capacity to seize the future like never before." Step up! Subscribe to secret insights into Tim's art: www.patreon.com/timholmes
Tim Holmes Studio Tour –amazing historic art studio
Tim Holmes gives a snappy tour of the best art studio he's seen, his amazing historic 1890 building in Montana. Holmes is the first American artist to exhibit in the largest art museum, the Hermitage in Russia. To subscribe to secret insights into Tim's art, see: www.patreon.com/timholmes #Shareyourstudio #poignantart #spiritualart #soulfulart #patreonartist #art #artist For more info: www.TimHolmesStudio.com