Luther E. Vann





Luther E. Vann

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in Savannah, Georgia , The United States
February 01, 2012

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Spiritual philosophy and the many accomplished artists, both known and...more


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Born in Savannah, Georgia, Luther E. Vann grew up in both his hometown and New York City. In addition to having won wide recognition and numerous awards for his work, he can also claim the distinction of having received as a youth his first art lessons from the Harlem Renaissance artist Charles Alston, who won fame for his murals in public spaces and for his cover art in national magazines. Vann’s studies with Alston make him one of the few living artists who can claim a direct link to the Harlem Renaissance.

From April 16 - August 17, 2008, the Telfair Museum of Savannah presented an extensive exhibition of work by Vann based on ELEMENTAL, The Power of Illuminated Love, is his first book. He has since gone to participate in various groups...more


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"When the violin can forgive the past it starts singing."
(Quote from When the Violin by poet Hafiz with graphic supplied by CTI)



I’ve been taking some time in the New Year to introduce myself to the writings of the Sufi poet Hafiz. His book called THE GIFT was given to me as a gift and it’s the kind that keeps on giving good useful things. For the past f...

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“It has been my personal experience that as I allow the painting to speak I become lost, it is delicious and at the same time frightening. The best ones, to me, have a life of their own.”
Luther E. Vann, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

“The greater puzzle of universal wisdom and beauty that we have strived to honor through our work includes the profound legacies of world artistic and spiritual traditions, the innate integrity of human communities where people seek to live in social harmony, and that regenerative stream of life sustained upon the earth itself as it spins through the cosmos to the music of the spheres.”
Luther E. Vann, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

“Hopefully, you will glimpse something of your own life’s journey and with Elemental’s Power of Illuminated Love, possibly recognize and celebrate something you had not been able to recognize or celebrate before.”
Luther E. Vann, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love



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