Authors and artists from the United States

by Asher B Durand



Courtney Curran


Martin Cid: Un Siglo de Cenizas

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Martin Cid, author of A Century of Ashes


Read more: try not to think about it too much. A lot of what I do is inspired by a close friend of mine who creates works according to a twelve year cycle and the phases of the sun and the moon, but I’m not so fascinating. I sort of work in layers. This work is my first. Its taken me about two months, mostly because I hate it half of the time and give up on it. I was in a pretty dark place when I started it. But now its colorful and 3D. It seems to be balanced. I’m a big fan of symmetry. Most of it I created from National Geographics, so you can find anything from asians in cowboy hats dancing in a honky tonk bar in Tokyo to the Horse Head Nebula.

Read more about Simon’s bio and works:

Professional fine artist with over thirty years of painting.
Originally from West Texas
Lived in Santa Fe, NM from 1974-1999
Now reside in Austin, TX 2000-2009
Studio Art degree from The University Of New Mexico
Presently art instructor for Gardner Betts Juvenile Facility in Austin, TX.

Work shown @

See her gallery:

See the issue 7 of Yareah magazine dedicated to the Romanticism. A lot of different authors opinated about the subject:

Read this article: 

American Romanticism and its Contrast with the European counterpart

by Zhang Huaming on:

and this other one by Elisabeth Powers about Goethe and America:

Yareah magazine:

Yareah magazine is a monthly bilingual (English-Spanish) cultural magazine. Every month we focus on a subject: "One Thousand and One Nights" "Jorge Luis Borges and the Kabbalah" "Ugliness" "Romanticism"... A los of authors and artists have collaborated with us. In this blog, we are going to write about them and their works. All of the texts and pictures have copyright. You must ask for permission to copy them: yareahmagazine @

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