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December 2017

PIGMENT OF THE IMAGINATION

December 9th, 2017|

       © ALETA MICHALETOS Cranium: PIGMENT OF THE IMAGINATION   oil on perspex 2002  'When you are an inventor, it's impossible to stick to one formula.To the inquisitive and discerning viewer, it may sometimes seem as though the

‘INDRA’S NET’

December 6th, 2017|

  44th Wedding Anniversary'Today my husband Theunis and I, celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary and both of us are currently busy at work, giving our very best to the demands of our respective professions. Fortunately

November 2017

CONCERN: BURNING QUESTION

November 9th, 2017|

Why do I get the distinct feeling that life-threatening concerns, are allowed to escalate without intervention? Artist: © ALETA MICHALETOS - 'THE DAY EVEN THE DOG LOST HOPE' 2015 When you are faced with gradual deterioration of

October 2017

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

October 31st, 2017|

                                                        ‘Loss in South Africa: Robbed twice! Not only does the ‘Grim Reaper’ harvest our beloved with his Scythe but we are now also prevented from mourning them at their graves. I visit the ‘Cemetaire’

LEMONS & LEMON JUICE

October 30th, 2017|

Don't expect to get nectar from a lemon when you squeeze it. When inflammatory words spew from a human beings mouth, you can know for certain that they themselves are inflamed and ill. Their faces are contorted

THE GOLD OF THE GOAL

October 29th, 2017|

I wonder whether the millions of people who spend their entire day in an office, huddled over a computer and at the service of some invisible employer, have a sensual experience when their fingers touch

ARTISTIC REBELLION

October 28th, 2017|

'Whenever an artist is subjected to the influx of superficial messages and uninspiring or disturbing images, or is expected to tidy up after some one else,  posterity is robbed of a portion of the artist's

THE ARTIST’S ROLE IN SOCIETY

October 26th, 2017|

 I am one of the 7 artists interviewed around the world, and I share my opinion (from a personal viewpoint) about what I think the artists role in society is.https://www.artworkarchive.com/blog/what-is-the-artist-s-role-in-society

SHEER LUNACY

October 22nd, 2017|

There's something seriously wrong,when legitimate concerns are raisedand it keeps on falling on deaf ears, with the predictable result that no remedial action is either instantly, or for that matter, ever taken.Copyright © 2017 ALETA MICHALETOS

ENVY

October 21st, 2017|

2014 November 15'This morning I thought (again....) how easily we envy the young who are fresh and are able to START OUT. However, when you are older or even much older, you can always START

RE-INVENTION

October 20th, 2017|

'I love observing plants and trees and how, although they remain rooted in one spot, they continuously grow and send out new shoots, leaves or even flowers. That which is no longer useful is discarded and

TOUCH

October 18th, 2017|

'Touch is love, love is worship, worship is passion, and passion creates the energy we call life.That which is not noticed and touched, withers away and dies.' © 2016 ALETA MICHALETOS 

ARTIST & SATIRIST

October 15th, 2017|

I've always been a devoted fan of Pieter Dirk Uys, but my first personal meeting with South Africa's top satirist, was in the late 80's or early 90's,  at a function held at the Presidency,

UN-IMAGINATIVE

October 14th, 2017|

It certainly seems as though the more images we are exposed to and permitted to see, the less imaginative we ourselves become. © 2017 ALETA MICHALETOS 

CRITICAL MASS

October 11th, 2017|

An immobilizing imbalance occurs, when you are spending more resources and time maintaining and taking care of your possessions, materials and equipment, than what you have time and resources available,  to utilize it all to

THE MOON – A MOMENT IN TIME

October 6th, 2017|

25 October 1988- SIFNOS GREECE The moon is really something special tonight, as it starts out as a very pale pink ball, subtly surrounded by a soft mauve and pink sky, intermingling with the softest blue

LASTING SATISFACTION

October 5th, 2017|

When ground is covered rapidly, it can lead to a false sense of achievement. On closer inspection, you will soon discover that the initial slap-dash execution is riddled with disturbing error and unresolved problems. At

September 2017

FULL POTENTIAL

September 21st, 2017|

LIFE REWARDS YOU WITH UNEXPECTED & BEAUTIFUL ABUNDANCE 'I think our purpose is to extend the life of and not only allow, but also enable and encourage every living being and thing, to reach it's

SPARRING PARTNERS

September 20th, 2017|

SPARRING PARTNERSThroughout my life time, I have never lacked opportunities to gather around me, a colorful assortment of  acquaintances. However there are a handful of them, who have instantly become even more than friends. These

VIRTUAL SHOPPING – DREADED DOOMSDAY

September 14th, 2017|

VIRTUAL SHOPPINGNothing reminds one more of the futility of life, than the moment when you realize your precious time has been wasted on the internet, and you have been hoarding tempting 'visual riches' which are

OBSTREPEROUS – G*TVOL

September 11th, 2017|

OBSTREPEROUS -G*TVOL'My intention is to DECREASE the capacity of my 'online gadgets' and thereby INCREASE my physical and productive capacity and peace of mind.I am totally weary of being kept 'busy' with irrelevancies and having

GLUT

September 8th, 2017|

GLUT My father was a successful business man. Although he was not a learned man, he was something far better... he was a wise man.  He always said that market forces should determine the price of

SUBTLE SHIFTS

September 4th, 2017|

 SUBTLE SHIFTS"Subtle shifts on your path now, can make a big difference as to where you go next, as well as your ultimate destination.” ©Aleta Michaletos

NIPPED IN THE BUD

September 4th, 2017|

©Aleta Michaletos 'Drawing attention to...' 1993NIPPED IN THE BUD It's a tragedy no an unforgivable sin when you deny those within your reach and your abilities the necessary nurturing and sustenance which they need to

August 2017

CONNECTIONS

August 16th, 2017|

I connect very deeply with the thoughts of Kazantzakis. During a 2 month stay at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, during December 2007 and January 2008, I had ample opportunity to study his