Forbidden Fruit by Akiane Kramarik - 4 Unframed OptionsArtist's Notes on Forbidden Fruit
...One morning I woke up earlier than usual, and right away I decided to paint, but I could not find any canvas in my studio. My family was still asleep, so quietly, still in my pajamas, I searched my art closets and found one small canvas that I'd worked on a few years ago, but later gessoed it in black.
After my prayer I began painting a young woman's portrait. next to a branch of fruit. Suddenly I felt God say, blend all the races, because this is Eve, the mother of all mankind.
Right then and there, I understood the meaning:
The tree of the knowledge of good and evil is full of forbidden fruit: red for the knowledge of evil, the green for the knowledge of good. It was created to be tempting, fragrant and easy to be picked. Although the fruit resembles the grapes, it was not.
At first, Eve thinks that she will gain wisdom by biting into the fruit of knowledge, but unexpectedly she finds the deception as the red blood of suffering drips from the green fruit. The knowledge of good and evil is simply too much to understand and experience for a human, and now Eve is looking up to God for forgiveness and help...
About the author
Akiane's unique story rapidly circled all continents receiving top media coverage.
The interest in Akiane has reached unprecedented proportions, with over 200 published art works, 800 literary creations, two published best selling books and numerous publications.
She was featured on hundreds of radio shows, documentaries such as Miracle Detectives, Superhuman Geniuses, Indigo and prime-time TV such as Oprah Winfrey Show, World News Tonight, Good Morning America, Glen Beck Show/CNN, The View, Fox News, Montel Williams Show, Late Late Show, Lou Dobbs Show/CNN, Wayne Brady Show, Hour of Power, Supreme Master Television, TBN, Extreme Prophetic/Canada, Record Television/Brazil, etc.
Many of the world's leaders, royalty, scientists, media, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and celebrities have been acquainted with Akiane's art or collecting it. Her solo art exhibitions have been held in museums, auctions, galleries, embassies, private mansions, universities, institutes, monasteries, churches, hotels and corporations across the world.
To see Akiane's originals of such rare substance, vision, ambiance and technical virtuosity is a life changing experience for hundreds of art collectors, investors and enthusiasts who have been flowing into her gallery inspired by her genius. Usual solo art exhibitions and book signings attract thousands waiting in line for hours to meet "the wunderkind".
Considered an international treasure—the crown jewel of the world's finest art, Akiane's masterpieces represent a rare opportunity to see one of the world's most enchanted and mysterious paintings.
Forbidden Fruit by Akiane Kramarik - Age 10, 2005
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