How Art Creates Parallel Universes

Every artist paints a window to another world

indi.ca
4 min readMay 2, 2022

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Mondrian dresses by Yves Saint Laurent shown with a Mondrian painting in 1966.

Imagine parallel universes everywhere. It’s easy if you try. Just look at a Mondrian as if you’re looking through a window, hanging on the wall. Imagine that the lines stretch out beyond and behind the frame. Such is the expanse of the imagination. Such is the experience you can get looking at art. It’s like looking into a…

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Indrajit (Indi) Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Follow me at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.