Fine Artist | Photographer@realjasonmatias

Art Basel - Red Dot Art Expo Dec 4-9
TEDx talk- Beautiful Things That Are Gone 11/16

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🎧🔉 Left Alone, by Archie Shepp in your headphones. #reddotmiami Booth 217


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🎧🔉 for the Midnight Dove 🕊 song that accompanies this work. Aria Collection curated by @yubalmarquez @artecollective for @reddotmiami during #artbaselmiami


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A break from regularly scheduled programming to share this #EternityBeach in a new collector’s home. Perfect fit?


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Uber busy days at @reddotmiami sharing the Aria story and witnessing people be moved by art. #reddotmiami #reddotmiami2018 #art #bude #jasonmatias @artecollective #artbaselmiami #artbasel #miamiartweek


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The Aria Collection at @reddotmiami booth R217.
From left to right:
Clair de Lune
Aria
Midnight Dove
Left Alone
Curated by @yubalmarquez @artecollective
See previous posts for stories and show info. 🔴
#artbasel #art #miami #artist #florida #artgallery #reddot #reddotmiami #artbasilmiami #wynwood #nude #nudephotography #instaartbasel #instaart #red #blue #renaissancenude #nudeart #beauty #artisticnude #sensual #eroticart #painting #love #aria


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Over the next few days I’m going to share the four artworks from the Aria Collection that will be featured at @reddotmiami . See below for show information.
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There’s a certain magic to transformation. An alchemy. Alchemy is, at best, a zero sum achievement; you take one thing and you turn it into another. In our experience, transformation has been a destructive experience. When I met Angelina, my raven haired beauty, I knew she was on the brink of dramatic change. I watched her evolve as she conquered her devils and moulded what was left of them into something else… something brighter. I discovered this piece of music by Shawn James at almost the same time I met Angelina. Serendipity? A warning? Whatever it was, I recognized early-on that I was a roost on her journey. When it came time to acknowledge that the time had come for her to “take to flight” we were mutually inspired to create this work.
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Midnight Dove
Why do you wander
On through clouded skies
There must be a glimpse
Of hope in sight
Spread your wings and take to flight
Leave the past behind
The dawn will birth a brand new light.
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So fly on and never
Look back from where you came
The sky opens up
And it's calling out your name
'Cause all you got is all
All you got is all
All that you need.
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The entire Aria collection is composed with drapery and non-revealing nudes. I had a couture fashion designer in Seattle combine over 500 pieces of red fabrics to create the drapes to resemble, but not imitate wings. In the pose the model is both caught in, and launching with, the drapes. The gold represents the clouded skies illuminated by a breaking dawn: hope. The deep blue: darkened skies. She is both landing on and launching from her roost.
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Midnight Dove is on display as 72x48 produced on metallic paper and mounted to archival acrylic.
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ARTE COLLECTIVE: Booth R217
MEET THE ARTIST: JASON MATIAS
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, December 7th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. 
Sunday, December 9th, 2018 - 3:00pm
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Over the next few days I’m going to share the four artworks from the Aria Collection that will be featured at @reddotmiami. See below for show information.
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Clair de Lune
I lit her with moon light to match her soul and we spoke on how each line of Verlaine resonated between us. She is a moonlit landscape and a mirror of my own heart. Cool shadows fill quiet places and the lightly lit curves where meadows meet mountains dance in the distance.
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“Your soul is a delicate landscape
Where roam charming masks and bergamasques
Playing the lute and dancing and seeming almost
Sad under their whimsical disguises.
While singing in a minor key
Of victorious love and easy life
They don't seem to believe in their happiness
And their song mingles with the moonlight,
With the sad and beautiful moonlight,
Which makes the birds in the trees dream
And sob with ecstasy the water streams,
The great slim water streams among the marbles.”
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The Aria Collection is the embodiment of the beauty of subtlety, attraction, and an exploration of power. It is more than a nude artwork. With each Aria I try to balance power and fragility, beauty and obscurity, exhibition and introspection. Each work is inspired by music and named after works I love so much. When I view the Aria’s and open up to them I can see them move, though they are not. Each Aria exists in the space between notes; that lovely absence that makes being present so much sweeter.
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The Clair de Lune on display is 60x54 produced on metallic paper and mounted to archival acrylic.
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ARTE COLLECTIVE: Booth R217
MEET THE ARTIST: JASON MATIAS
‪Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.‬
‪Friday, December 7th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. ‬
‪Sunday, December 9th, 2018 - 3:00pm‬
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#artbasel #art #miami #artist #florida #artgallery #reddot #reddotmiami #artbasilmiami #wynwood #nude #nudephotography #instaartbasel #instaart #red #blue #renaissancenude #nudeart #beauty #artisticnude #sensual #eroticart #painting


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Fine Artist | Photographer

Over the next few days I’m going to share the four artworks from the Aria Collection that will be featured at @reddotmiami . See below for show information.
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Left Alone
One night, after scoring a dozen designs for this photograph of my next Aria, I dreamt of a piece of music titled Left Alone. It is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful pieces of music out there. ‪Archie Shepp‬ 1978. I realized that I think of this photograph like a fluid moment of music. In my mind, this photograph moves with an impossible slowness to an undefinable silence between notes in jazz riff.
The model is in the position of fire. She models the pose of power in the fluidity of dance. A flame, alone is a powerful and fragile life force that is on the brink of greatness, and the precipice of darkness; life extinguished. The red is her power extending from heart center and the white is the searing flame. .
The Aria Collection is the embodiment of the beauty of subtlety, attraction, and an exploration of power. It is more than a nude artwork. With each Aria I try to balance power and fragility, beauty and obscurity, exhibition and introspection. Each work is inspired by music and named after works I love so much. When I view the Aria’s and open up to them I can see them move, though they are not. Each Aria exists in the space between notes; that lovely absence that makes being present so much sweeter.
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The Left Alone on display is 60x42 produced on metallic paper and mounted to archival acrylic.
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ARTE COLLECTIVE: Booth R217
MEET THE ARTIST: JASON MATIAS
‪Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.‬
‪Friday, December 7th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. ‬
‪Sunday, December 9th, 2018 - 3:00pm‬
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#artbasel #art #miami #artist #florida #artgallery #reddot #reddotmiami #artbasilmiami #wynwood #nude #nudephotography #instaartbasel #instaart #red #blue #renaissancenude #nudeart #beauty #artisticnude #sensual #eroticart #painting


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Over the next few days I’m going to share the four artworks from the Aria Collection that will be featured at Red Dot | Miami. See bottom for show information.
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Aria.
The Aria is a powerful moment for a songstress with her heart bare. This Aria is an ode to the somber power of a woman who knows doesn’t know her strength, yet it radiates from her anyway. This is the light I see Angelina in. She is caught between the luster of her light, and the dull narrative she writes for herself. The blue is that atmosphere, the red is that burnished light she can not hide. The abstractions represent the disparity between the world as it is and the world as we perceive it and are built on the golden spiral that radiates from the focus.
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The Aria Collection is the embodiment of the beauty of subtlety, attraction, and an exploration of power. It is more than a nude artwork. With each Aria I try to balance power and fragility, beauty and obscurity, exhibition and introspection. Each work is inspired by music and named after works I love so much. When I view the Aria’s and open up to them I can see them move, though they are not. Each Aria exists in the space between notes; that lovely absence that makes being present so much sweeter.
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The Aria on display is 72x48 produced on metallic paper and mounted to archival acrylic.
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ARTE COLLECTIVE: Booth R217
MEET THE ARTIST: JASON MATIAS
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, December 7th, 2018 - 7:00 p.m. 
Sunday, December 9th, 2018 - 3:00pm


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Showing the Aria Collection at Red Dot Miami during Art Basel. Message me if you’ll be there!


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