057 "Ten Crows"
Ten Crows Full Image
x 78" / Oil on Canvas
by John WorldPeace
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A partial interpretation
from the artist's transient perspective
The ten crows are black
and white, representing the duality of all things.
The crows are creators
in this painting in the sense that many myths and legends
around the world consider them to be creators of the
world. (see below)
The crows are each connected
to the DNA that is the foundation of all life on this
planet. The crows are building the DNA chains.
Each chain is gray which
signifies all the unknown parts of DNA that we do not
understand. The colored balls on the chain represent
the building blocks of DNA, which, in human beings,
consist of three billion base pairs with each pair made
of certain opposites. This is why, in the painting,
red is always connected to green and blue is always
connected to orange. This is how DNA replicates itself.
If you split the chain, the open ends of both sections
will attract their opposites and two identical new chains
will be formed.
Around the crows is a
constant swirl of physical and non-physical energy that
is the nature of the universe. From this swirling chaos
the crows are creating order in the form of life that
will further manipulate the chaos within the Infinite
The swirling background
within which the crows exist represents the infinite
dynamics of the Infinite Potential.
Out of chaos comes order
and out of order comes chaos. The oneness of the duality
of all things constantly manifests and constantly disintegrates
all manifestations. This is the nature of the Infinite
Potential, which has no beginning and will therefore
have no end. This is the great mystery. This is the
all-encompassing oneness of which we are all a part.
August 16, 2002