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“Pine Tree: An Appeal to Heaven” Catherine L. Johnson 1998 + “Winter solitude – in a world of one color the sound of wind.” Matsuo Bashō (松尾 芭蕉) + “Real poetry is to lead a beautiful life. To live poetry is better than to write it.” Matsou Bashō (1644-1694) + WINTER SOLSTICE 21 DECEMBER + DARK + LIGHT + HEART/JOY!

 

14476 Ross FefercornPine Tree: An Appeal to Heaven                        Catherine L. Johnson  1998

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Winter solitude –
in a world of one color
the sound of wind.

Matsuo Bashō (松尾 芭蕉)

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“Real poetry is to lead a beautiful life.

To live poetry is better than to write it.”

Matsou Bashō (1644-1694)

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King’s College, Cambridge
  Christina Rossetti (poem/lyrics)  Gustav Holst ( composer)
 In the Bleak Midwinter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hs9-Sxf9j4

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For further information on the custom fine art prints
from
Catherine L. Johnson’s
original paintings,
please click:

 

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INSTINCT ART GALLERY

HUMANLY POSSIBLE: THE EMPATHY EXHIBITION

940 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS

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OPENED 21 NOVEMBER 2015 –  CLOSES 16 JANUARY 2016

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GALLERY HOURS:
Tues-Sat: 12-5pm | 612.208.0696
http://www.instinctmpls.com/upcoming/
https://www.facebook.com/instinctartmpls/

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PRESS RELEASENOTICE EVENTS:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-21-november-2015-16-january-2016-press-release/

 

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THE OPENING / 21 NOVEMBER 2015 / 6-8PM

THE EXHIBITION RECEIVED MAJOR BUZZ.

The doors opened at 6 pm and the gallery was at  full capacity the entire evening!

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THE RELEVANCE AND THE CURRENCY OF EMPATHY
HAS INCREASED EXPONENTIALLY
WITH THE  VULNERABILITY +  THE VIOLENCE OF WORLD EVENTS
AND
OUR FUNDAMENTAL NEED TO
UPHOLD/HONOR/RESPECT OUR HUMANITY
AND
 PRACTICE THE GOLDEN RULE + I/THOU RELATIONS
BETWEEN  
INDIVIDUALS / COMMUNITIES / NATIONS.

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WE ALL BREATHE THE SAME OXYGEN.

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HUMANLY_POSSIBLE_OPENING_21NOV2015_Nooshin_CatherineTWO OF THE FEATURED ARTISTS: NOOSHIN HAKIM + CATHERINE L. JOHNSON

 

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HUMANLY_POSSIBLE_OPENING_21NOV2015_STEPH_BOB_CATHERINEDEAR FRIENDS/COLLECTORS: STEPH + BOB / CATHERINE

 

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HUMANLY_POSSIBLE_OPENING_21NOV2015_STEPH_BOB_CATHERINE_TACOUMBASTEPH + BOB / CATHERINE / TA-COUMBA AIKEN

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HUMANLY_POSSIBLE_OPENING_21NOV2015_BROBILL_CATHERINEBROTHER BILL AKA DR. WILLIAM JOHNSON OMLIE / CATHERINE

 

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THE CALL / RESPONSE OF HONORABLE RELATIONSHIPS
THAT CREATES BEAUTY
A TEMPLATE
Miles Davis/John Coltrane – Konserthuset Stockholm (1960 FULL CONCERT)

 

Miles Davis Quintet Live at Teatro dell’Arte in Milan on 11 October 1964
Trumpet: Miles Davis
Saxophone: Wayne Shorter
Piano: Herbie Hancock
Bass: Ron Carter
Drums: Tony Williams

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BIZ_CARD_ICANFEEL_CATHERINELJOHNSON_2015

 

 

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 PINETREEHOPE- originaltogiclee_2005_23x15_CATHERINELJOHNSONPINETREEHOPE- originaltogiclee_2005_23x15_CATHERINELJOHNSONPine Tree: HOPE                                                                    Catherine L. Johnson  2005 

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PLEASE CLICK TWICE ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE
PINE TREE: HOPE 2005 
is dynamic, changing/alternating in color/saturation
depending on the ambient/source of the light
and
the position of viewer in relation to the work.
Intimate. Revelatory. Evanescent. Epiphanic.

 

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O God, give us the serenity to accept what cannot be changed,
The courage to change what can be changed,
And the wisdom to know the one from the other

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Reinhold Niebuhr (1892–1971)
American theologian, ethicist, public intellectual,
commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor.

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SERENITY/ COURAGE TO CHANGE / PRAYER

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God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can,
And the wisdom to know the difference.

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xen·o·pho·bi·a
ˌzenəˈfōbēə,ˌzēnəˈfōbēə/
noun:

xenophobia

1.) intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries.

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Americans have the moral courage to challenge xenophobia.
Americans have the wisdom to change the practice of xenophobia.

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We are Americans.

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Our fundamental values does not uphold/tolerate hate or fear.
America does not teach hate or fear.
Or, do we?
Americans protects the value of human dignity and equal rights for all.
Americans cherishes our legacy as a country that was created
by refugees and immigrants.
Or, do we?

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America was/is an innovation

-an ongoing experiment/improvisation of freedom.

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https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/50/67/98/506798af133694a4d3c295ff49695f25.jpg

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Americans was/is a testament of hope as a concept and hope as an action,
a truth and an offering of light over darkness.
Remember, Americans, about what defines America?

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America is HOPE,

a harbor of HOPE and is the light of HOPE.

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https://i0.wp.com/oddman-out.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/plaque.png

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 Pine Tree: HOPE 2005 

http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/pine-tree-hope-2005
will be shown in HUMANLY POSSIBLE: THE EMPATHY EXHIBITION.

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INSTINCT ART GALLERY

HUMANLY POSSIBLE: THE EMPATHY EXHIBITION

OPENS 21 NOVEMBER 2015 –  CLOSES 16 JANUARY 2016
http://www.instinctmpls.com/upcoming/
https://www.facebook.com/instinctartmpls/
940 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS

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Music/art are universal balms/emollients, a solace for wounded souls
– and unifies one with all.

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I offer you the halcyon of John Coltrane’s PEACE ON EARTH:
John Coltrane – soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, percussion
Alice Coltrane – piano
Pharaoh Sanders – alto and tenor saxophones, bass clarinet, percussion
Jimmy Garrison – bass
Rashied Ali – drums
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqyznfmsPukX
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/01/10/peace-on-earth-john-coltrane-live-in-japan-1966-2508-japan-meditatations-catherine-l-johnson-2011/

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BIZ_CARD_ICANFEEL_CATHERINELJOHNSON_2015

 

 

 

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CATHERINE L. JOHNSON ART

THE ART of CATHERINE L. JOHNSON

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CATHERINE L. JOHNSON ART

THE ART of CATHERINE L. JOHNSON