Perception I and Perception II (Topten, Rome)
TOPTEN exhibition in Rome
at ARTROM Gallery Guild
November 30th 2011 to January 15th 2012

The ARTROM GalleryGUILD in Rome, Italy is a world-wide showcase ofoutstanding artists and designers.
All AGG Members were selected as Winners of an ARTROM Gallery Competition, orthey applied to become a Member, and were accepted through a jury review.

ARTROM Gallery hasdecided to dedicate the first exhibition in the season to the presentation ofartists
who were chosen aswinners or finalists in ARTROM Gallery’s previous International ArtCompetitions.
ARTROM GalleryGuild: “We are impressed with your work. For this exhibition we would beinterested in
presenting yourprints.”
Asbjorn Lonvig is one of the 10 selected artists.
He will show works with the theme "Perception".

Technical information on the art works.
Technically they are exclusive fine art printsnumbered and signed by Asbjorn Lonvig,
printed on Hahnemühle Museum Etching 350gsm Fine Art paper using pigment basedarchival inks,
for pigment load maximization and light fastness augmentation.
Aftercare using Hahnemühle Protection Spray redoubles sustainability.
Size is: 84 x 59,4 cm (33.1” x 23.4”) + 5 cm (2”) of margin on all sides.
Price is US$ 2,000 each.
They are produced according to the10 dogmas stated inAsbjorn Lonvig’s concept “The World’ Best in Fine Art…Nothing Less”.

See Perception I and Perception II below

About perception – about symbolism

Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia:
Perception is the process ofattaining awareness or understanding of the environment by organizing andinterpreting sensory information. All perception involves signals in thenervous system, which in turn result from physical stimulation of the sense organs.

English writer and dramatist DouglasAdams (*1952)
Everything you see or hear orexperience in any way at all is specific to you. You create a universe byperceiving it, so everything in the universe you perceive is specific to you.

Swiss psychiatristC. G. Jung (*1875):
The essence of C. G. Jung’stheory on perception is that much seemingly random variation in behaviour isactually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basic differences in theway individuals prefer to use their perception and judgment.

Chinese Philosopher Confucius (*551 BC):
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
To know is to know that youknow nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
When we see men of a contrarycharacter, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.



Symbolism
Asbjorn Lonvig has made these worksbecause he wants to establish perception is psychologically and philosophicallyone of the most important issues to humanity.
The art work consists of 2 motifs.
2 motifs which seen separately are seeminglyidentical.
However if you look closer you willrealize that they are not – not at all.
Few elements are identical – the themeis the same but the actual shapes are not.
They symbolize different perceptionsof the same incident or object.
They symbolize that two or more incidentsor objects will be conceived differently by different human beings when their senseorgans, like sight, hearing, sense of smell etc. are stimulated.
Everything an individual sees,hears, smells etc. or experiences in anyway at all is specific to that individual.
Perceptionis the outcome of the individual’s inherence and experiences to make things orderly and consistent.

People must accept the individualityof perception.
Perception is individual and questionable.
Perception is not to know.
Perception is to know nothing.
To know is to know that you knownothing
Perception I
Perception II
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