S A L O N O F T H E R E F U S E D
LIGHT & PEACE OF DEBT TO GOD
essay (a fragment)
MELIKA SALIHBEG BOSNAWI
Sarajevo, September 18, 2015 - November 7, 2015
SEASON OF MARIGOLD
We are approaching the end! Salman, obviously, did not need the mediation of European great painters so to get to the Asian (or as it is in the rough and always hate-inspired political language gladly said, Asiatic) opulent colouring and perfect composition. But also to the line, which as strongly as the colour marks his work. Pljevlja descendant of an old noble family, whose religious and civilizational ties with the Islamic East were still fresh, it is natural that Selmanovic knows its desert landscapes in which lie the beginnings of everything. One should search after deeper both ontic and Gnostic reasons why it was just in them that God gave Muhammad (may blessings be upon him and his house!), in order to through him complete His unique Revelation to the worlds. Synthesizing and summing up in it all earlier, but also crowning it with the findings, which, in the understanding of this author, were keeping up with the completion of the fissile process of Creation of the World from the primordial, let's say, point. So as to with the closing Muhammad's fusion be shaped a perfectly accomplished cubic diamond, the only one of all other forms sharing the same centre and tangent lines with the Divine He/ness (drawn as a circle, infinitely opening into both directions: outward and inward).
I will not guess whether or not, painter Behaudin Selmanovic, whom God has endowed some different means of cognition and its articulation from mine, was aware of the divine geometry from bellow while composing his paintings. But almost primeval construction of each of his artistic painting idea suggests that he was inspired, not only by the culture, colour and scenery of in sense of Civilisation already highly developed desert oasis of the Islamic East but also by a powerful spiritual encounter with the two principles of the Divine Creation, which in overabundance of human design, we are ever more forgetting. These are: