006 Angelo Mesisco – Painting Deep Into Yourself

Living the Yoga Life

006 Angelo Mesisco – Painting Deep Into Yourself



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I talk with painter and abstract artist Angelo Mesisco.  We hear about his life growing up in the Bronx and learn how we can come to know ourselves and our world through art.  We discuss the positive effects interacting with abstract art can have on us, and talk about the benefits of meditation and living in the present moment. HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST? Tell Your Friends & Share Online! Bookmark & Use the Amazon Banner Ad: Click through to Amazon via our Amazon link (below and on the main podcast page) for all your Amazon purchases. Won’t cost you a penny extra on any purchases but will throw some loose commission change from the Amazon coffers our way, which help cover show expenses. Wanna make it even easier to support?  Just bookmark the Amazon banner affiliate url link to your browser toolbar – then every time you click to go to Amazon  you can feel great for supporting what we are doing – no brainer!

Angelo on Exhibit

I encourage you to see Angelo’s paintings in person, as the web does not do them justice, but if you can’t, here is his website www.angelomesiscopaintings.com   Angelo and Chris   We also talk about growing up in times of inequality, treating others as we would treat ourselves, and the gift of enjoying your work. You will also hear about the MoMA, Pablo Picasso, and Jackson Pollock: Museum of Modern Art MoMA

Guernica, by Pablo Picasso. The painting that changed Angelo’s life.
Jackson Pollock, Convergence, 1952

I found Angelo’s view of meditation to be very interesting.  He doesn’t see meditation as saving the world,  but as a tool which people may or may not use properly.  He recommends headspace.com as a great place for guided meditations.


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Chris Brown

Chris has been practicing both yoga and architecture for over 15 years. He combines them in his Yoga and Design for Conscious Living blog, and believes that the essence of yoga is found in the quality of the relationships we build with ourselves, others, and the world.

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