About Daniel Heller

BIOGRAPHY Daniel Heller is a professional architect multidisciplinary visual artist and author who lives and works in New York. An eclectic multi-disciplinary artist and author who expresses himself in figurative and abstract works in a variety of media: oil painting, photography, and digital art. He writes and illustrates visual literature fiction art books. His style is mostly representational imaginative realism, depicting subject matter that is futuristic in nature. He was influenced by the surrealists and derives inspiration from the old masters. The artist graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the school of architecture in Florence. He has practiced architecture for over 35 years, designing numerous healing environments in the United States. He exhibited in several countries and his works are held in private collections in Australia, the UK, Israel, and the United States.

Why I wrote Plato’s Visual Utopia

Why I wrote Plato's Visual Utopia An important part of any blog is to explain it's main content. This post explains how and why my illustrated book 'Plato's Visual [...]

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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

Synopsis The Allegory of the Cave is a surrealistic example depicted by Plato in his Republic (514a–520a), to compare the effect of education and the lack of it on [...]

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Platonic Virtues

Plato's partition of State and Soul In the Republic, Plato divides his ideal State into three classes. The division of functions that leads to the separation into three classes, [...]

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Plato Links

PLATO | The REPUBLIC | Important Sources The subjects The research that I have conducted for my book Plato's Visual Utopia, revealed an enormous amount of articles and writings about Plato and [...]

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