Somewhere In Time, Olexander Wlasenko Presents Images from the Past

Somewhere In Time, Olexander Wlasenko Presents Images from the Past

Nov 7, 2013
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The other day I visited Aurora Cultural Centre to see the Aurora Collects Exhibit and I came out with something else that blew me away. Artists always have a way to surprise me. Perhaps it is a time for me to retire looking at Rembrandt or Picasso and start looking what local artists can intrigue us with.

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Somewhere in Time, Olexander Wlasenko at Aurora Cultural Centre Exhibit


Every artist out there is unique – paints, sketches, draws what inspires him or her. Styles are differ. Some like abstract and some like to recreate reality.

I walked upstairs and these huge black and white charcoal sketches grabbed my attention immediately. It felt like I was part of the art. The full size images, people interacting, waiting in the waiting room, looking at me – unfortunately lot of sadness but that’s how it was. The sketch of crowd of people engaged me to the point I wanted to know what they were looking at.

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Somewhere in Time, Olexander Wlasenko at Aurora Cultural Centre Exhibit


Images from the past. The fact that I grew up studying World War I and World War II extensively in elementary school – in history, in literature and in art I was able to connect. Images of war – in the movies and in books. These images weren’t that pretty. Definitely the knowledge of the past connected me to Wlasenko’s Somewhere In Time intriguing exhibit.

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O. Wilde, Olexander Wlasenko at Aurora Cultural Centre Exhibit


Perhaps this can be a nice trip to visit Aurora Cultural Centre after the November 11th ceremony at the Cenotaph.

On the side note I will always miss precious days with Matthew. Especially when I would take him to places around Aurora and when enough was enough he would be pulling on my jacket – can we go now?. The beauty is he will have memories of Aurora. He will remember Aurora in his own way.

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Somewhere in Time, Olexander Wlasenko at Aurora Cultural Centre Exhibit


It is hard to believe that Matthew is 5.5 years old, and this blog is 4.5 years old. The first year of its existence the blog was practically unknown and now …




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Anna Lozyk Romeo

I am living in Aurora and this is my photo journal blog. A picture says 1000 words - but not always, so I write. You don't have to travel 1000 miles to find a treasure - all I have to do is zoom through my lens and I will find it for you here in Aurora.

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