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UNTITLED, 1982

UNTITLED, 1982.  An inventive living tableau created by American visionary artist Steven Arnold.

UNTITLED, 1982. An inventive living tableau created by American visionary artist Steven Arnold.

“Nowadays, in our cities of steel, we still haven’t lost our need for ancient ritual.  Our dances with masks and drum are alive in our bones.  We are witch-doctors in designer jeans.  The same sexual impulses rule our buying power, claw at our self-illusion.  We get high, on whatever, and tune into our instinctual selves.  We seek guides, need teachings.  As we accumulate, we share, and thus we grow.  The more evolved our sharing, the richer our growth.

Oh, beautiful evenings, when we truly share!”

STEVEN ARNOLD


BULLETPROOF PIETA

BULLETPROOF PIETA A tableau vivant by late American artist Steven Arnold.

BULLETPROOF PIETA
A tableau vivant by late American artist Steven Arnold.

  


INVITATION TO YIN YANG

FUTURESCAPE

Great, extended use of the brain.
Powers we can only sense now, will manifest
and bring a magnificent age of clarity.
The merging of the sexes becomes a force-field of creativity.
Utopian satellite planets
Food and energy for everyone.
An age of humanism more passionate and conscious than we can fathom,
If we wake up and listen to the universe.

STEVEN ARNOLD

 

THERE IS NO SEPERATION

“People don’t organize their lives well as reflected in their homes, lists, and handwriting.  I must apply my sense of organization to all phases and levels of my life.  At this time it is of prime importance to be centered in every subtle phase of life – in food, clothing, grooming,  society structure, philosophy, reason, compassion, sex, etc.

I want to be pure, strong, and honest of intent in every direction.”

STEVEN ARNOLD


UNTITLED (Spirit Guides)

UNTITLED (Spirit Guides) During the final years of his life, Steven Arnold returned to painting, completing a large body of visionary canvases which explore many topics including family, sex, mortality, celebration, and spirituality.

UNTITLED (Spirit Guides), oil on canvas, 1991
During the final years of his life, Steven Arnold returned to painting, completing a large body of visionary canvases through which he explored many interests including family, sex, mortality, dreams, celebration, and spirituality.


UNTITLED (Quan Yin)

Another unpublished, untitled living tableau by Steven Arnold, American artist, photographer, filmmaker, and protege of Salvador Dali.

Another unpublished, untitled living tableau by Steven Arnold, American artist, photographer, filmmaker, and protege of Salvador Dali.


KUNDALINI PROPAGATOR

KUNDALINI PROPAGATOR, a tableau vivant by American artist Steven Arnold.

KUNDALINI PROPAGATOR, a tableau vivant by American artist Steven Arnold.