High Artist Spotlight: Ruben Topia

Ruben Topia is an artist, illustrator living and working in the Netherlands. All of his work is based around the theme's of heaven and hell. The possible utopian and dystopian characteristics or society. His work is a combination of various styles of architecture and cultures melting together into oneness. He has a large series of isometrical illustrations combined in books which his first is named: 'inner kingdom'. He is able to animate and direct. He believes that the future of art is based in immersive experiences. Earth is one artwork and we as humans are the paint.

'Third Eye Empire' - In the center is the self. The sun hangs in front of the third eye of the self. The sun represents ultimate consciousness. is the main jewel. The most important thing you can find as an individual. Then around the self there are ships, islands, temples, people claiming to have found the truth and they want you to follow them. Since everyone wants to be important. All the jewels (sphere's) in the image stand for power and truth. Yet it's all imaginative truth with a short level of existence. The real power lies in the third eye. This is its kingdom.
We recently asked Ruben some questions about his inspirations:
Q: Where do you find your creative inspiration?
A: "books, gardens and temples"
Q: Why do you do what you do?
A: "I wanted to create art for artists and festivals."
Q: What art/artist do you most identify with?
A: "Escher, Jheronimus Bosch, Joost Swarte"
Q: What role does an artist have in society?
A: "To show what can't be said with words"
Q: What is your artistic outlook on life?
A: "Buildings in the past had details and life was more slowed down. Now people are rushing. instagram makes people create art faster to keep posting. Because of this quality of life will decrease"
Q: What advice would you give to your younger self?
A: "invest in bitcoin"
Support Ruben by shopping his collection at https://highartgallery.com/collections/ruben-topia