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A single grain of rice

PARIS - DECEMBER 19, 2018 / JANUARY 9, 2019 INTERNATIONAL ART CONTEST & COLLECTIVE SHOW

The exhibition 'A SINGLE GRAIN OF RICE' stands as an invitation to rediscover the universe through a selection of works of art of small size.

Artistic approach : 'THE TREE OF LIFE'   

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Everyone is familiar with the "Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil" that associates Adam and Eve, the Serpent and the apple in the Bible. But the "Tree of Life", which appears in the same book, is less well known. According to Genesis (Gen 3), the "Tree of Life" is guarded by two angels armed with fiery swords to prevent access.

In the past, trees played an enormous part in men's lives. Protectors, providing for almost all their needs, they were considered as the manifestations of the presence of the gods on earth, to the extent that to each of these gods, a particular essence was dedicated.

From Yggdrasill, the World Tree in Nordic mythology, to the wood of the Cross and not forgetting the Bodhi Tree, which sheltered the Buddha's Awakening, many cultures throughout history have solicited this universal symbol.

In continuity with tradition, artists are invited to present their vision of the Inner Tree ...

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INTERNATIONAL 'SMALL FORMAT' ART COMPETITION & SHOW

PARIS - DECEMBER 19, 2018 / JANUARY 9, 2019