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Henrik Saar

Henrik Saar

Top Featured Artist | ArtTour International NY.

The Beauty of Darkness – Appreciating the Unconventional in Saar’s Art

by Viviana Puello.

“Je Ne Regrette Rien” Oil on Canvas 80 x 65 cm. 2022 by Henrik Saar.

Henrik Saar is a renowned artist who has earned numerous awards and recognition for his exceptional talent. His artwork provides profound insight into the dark aspects of human experience, capturing the complexities of anxiety, pain, and irony that are often difficult to express. Through his unique style of “altered realism,” Saar creates a world that transcends reality, revealing a more profound truth that resonates with our souls. His art speaks to our deepest emotions, inviting us to explore the darkness within ourselves and find a new appreciation for the unconventional.

Saar’s art delves deep into the human psyche, capturing the raw and intense emotions that often accompany experiences of anxiety and pain. He invites us to confront and explore our fears and pains, providing a cathartic experience that allows us to connect with the darker aspects of our existence. His art reminds us that there is beauty even in the depths of our most challenging emotions, offering a sense of solace and understanding.

“I am what I do, and I do what I am.

With a double-edged sword, I cut off a piece of myself and a piece of the world that surrounds me.”

– Henrik Saar.

In addition to introspection, Saar’s art is infused with layers of irony and dark humor. He challenges our perceptions and invites us to explore the complexities of the human condition. His use of irony and humor adds a surprising twist to his artwork, offering a fresh perspective and encouraging us to question our preconceived notions. Saar’s art becomes a multi-dimensional and engaging exploration of the dark side of existence.

Saar’s art takes us on a journey beyond reality, capturing the essence of the human experience in a mesmerizing and thought-provoking way. Through his unique style of “altered realism,” he unveils hidden truths and deeper layers of meaning. Saar’s art becomes a portal to a world that is more real than we can imagine, offering us a new perspective on our lives and the world around us.

Henrik Saar – Top Featured Artist.

“Where Have All The Flowers Gone” Oil on Canvas 120 x 85 cm. 2023 by Henrik Saar.

“Kissing an Angel” Oil on Canvas 70 x 60 cm. 2023 by Henrik Saar.

Despite his health challenges, including a stroke and epilepsy, Henrik pursued his passion for art and established himself as a renowned artist. His artwork is characterized by “transformationalism,” which captures the essence of everything he sees and his inner soul in a single image. He draws inspiration from his pain and suffering, creating thought-provoking imagery touching social themes.

Henrik’s art challenges our perceptions of beauty and encourages us to appreciate the unconventional. By delving into the darkness, he reveals a different kind of beauty that is often overlooked or misunderstood. Saar’s art reminds us that there is beauty in the rawness and vulnerability of the human experience, even in the depths of our darkest emotions. Through his unconventional approach, he invites us to embrace the complexities and nuances of life, showing us that there is beauty in the bizarre if we are willing to look beyond the surface.

Henrik Saar

Viviana Puello

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Written by Viviana Puello

Viviana is a Colombo-American Artist, Curator, Writer and Advocate for the arts. Founder of Vivid Arts Network, Create 4 Peace, Artists For A Green Planet, Author of the book “Just Be Inspired,” and an awardwinning director and producer. Viviana Puello founded ArtTour International Magazine in 2011. Since then, she has served as the CEO, Editor-in-Chief, and the face for ArtTour International Magazine.
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