THE THIEVES OF MAY
Black birds, in Tim Cantor's paintings, have been a recurring subject, but not always as a delegate of bereavement. Often, they are cherished as endeavors of affection ― symbolizing curiosity, great thought, or even love. However...
Thirteen Tim Cantor paintings would ultimately represent each song on Imagine Dragons' incredible sophomore album Smoke + Mirrors,. Together, they effectively created a striking portfolio of music and art with their treasured collaboration. Smoke + Mirrors, upon its release, debuted at #1 in the world...
THE FOUR SEASONS
Riddled with a helix of inherent feelings from the artist, The Four Seasons radiates memories, experiences, the recollections of loved ones both passed and alive; and moreover, the inexplicable thoughts that one's surroundings can bring...
Above all, we as people, as creature of reflection, are searching for meaning. And as we uncover our meanings within this swarming populace, we continually toil to make our stories be heard. We search for ways to weave our tales to shine brighter, stand out, and be interesting. To do this, we must, as humans, be creative...
LIKE CHILD, LIKE MAN
Perhaps Tim Cantor had no choice but to become his own narrator, inevitably growing to be equally acknowledged as a writer as he is a painter. Without his personal descriptions, his paintings would likely never find their true connections. They are simply too distant. His poems, however, bridge the divide...
Striking deliberately at his own anxiety, Tim Cantor frequently renders indications of personal fears within his paintings. Slight fears. Stark fears. All his many fears, subtly weaved as salient traits inside his compositions...
select list of Tim Cantor
Tim Cantor is at first a visual artist. Yet his visions inspire his own stylized literature. His poetic verses speak the stories of his paintings. Brimming with his inherent fears and loves, his writings are dramatic, yet they mirror the scenes he creates. They bare what lives in their shadows. The following is a selected list of the artist's poems and writings that relate with specific paintings.