Personalities Esoteric Concept in Mazzoldi's acrylic paintings
"Personalities Esoteric Concept" and the acrylic paintings that
explain it, show us how, in our life, coherence is not our strong point.
During the day, we often change our behavior: in the office, we behave
in a different way than at home, and we show a different side to each
We are never ourselves or, perhaps, only very rarely, say when every
mask is removed or in moments of deep pain.
In our everyday lives, we start some strange mechanisms. We start
them without knowing it, but they act nevertheless and condition our
way of thinking and of seeing reality. We do in this case our best to
escape truth and to turn down good proposals. We continually change our
minds, our programs, we set goals and we let them fall, we wish what we
can’t have, we hate and we get angry.
"Personalities esoteric concept" remembers to us, (explaining it
with acrylic paintings),that we behave like some actors. We get so much
into a role that it becomes hard to get out of again when we leave the
theater. When the comedy is over, we try to set the scene outside, to go
on playing out and out. Whether it is a tragedy or a comedy, IT IS NOT
It is a way of playing a game, but a more deep and persistent
way, because it concerns ourselves. Until we like that role and until we
believe it gives power to us, we are stuck in it.
In esoteric psychology (and in my acrylic paintings) personality
is a frozen idea; it is an obstinate strain, caused by an illusion, a
prejudice, a stubborn point of view. If somebody tries, for instance, to
stop the emotion of fear, he is going to create a fearful personality
and his behavior will take different forms, but always stereotyped. The
one remains motionless, the other acts reckless, but none of both has
really chosen what he is doing. In fact, lack and excess of action are
both ways to escape fear. The one is stopped by fear, the other tries to
overcome it by facing it.
Personality acts in spite of us. It is as if we had entrusted our
life to it. We are no more free to choose. It will face whatever
happens in our place and it will cause us to get always the same
choices. We become foreseeable.
Sometimes we notice we are repetitive, but we say to ourselves “I
am this way!”. Actually, only our personality is this way. And we
bravely defend it, we are scared something will change. Should some
change happen, we would feel unnatural. We feel as if our defenses go
down, as if we were as helpless as children before life.
As shown in my acrylic paintings, our personalities are
strategies we use to try solving an emotional problem, when we are not
able to elaborate it at once. The emotion we have blocked will then
continue acting in us by exaggerating things.
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