Journal

My art in Bellagio, Italy

Before I even start to share my joy of this amazing point in my life – being represented by a gallery in Bellagio, I’d first like to try to draw a picture of the place I’m talking about. I believe it is important not to feel like a topographic idiot. Allora, opening map to Italy, North of Italy. And then […]
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A woman in a red skirt

Like many, during the lockdown and the time of restrictions imposed for traveling, I tend to my memories and thoughts of travels yet to embark. Thinking about my trip to Italy this summer – one I most probably won’t be able to make (or if I will – it will not be the same as planned). The warm breeze of […]
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Story of a painting from Lake Como

Early morning, town asleep. A woman in a white silk dress, high heels, hair floating in the wind walks lightly down the empty streets of the town. There’s a fresh baguette in her hand and a clutch in the other. Each step synchronized with breathing, taking in the scent of the blooming flowers and that lovely smell of freshly baked […]
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Work in progress

A video glimpse into how a painting happened – How freesies became a painting by Diana Dzene (click here) (sorry, I still need to learn to work in WordPress to be able to insert this video in a user friendly way).
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Summer on Capri, Italy

While in lockdown, I get to dream about my summer vacation 2020 which I will have to post-pone to next (hopefully) year. Three oil paintings (a triptych) done on carton, on a very winter evening in Riga, Latvia. Unlike in the Bible, for me first appeared a woman on Capri, Italy. Thinking if to go for another swim before changing into a […]
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View paintings at your home

The app on #saatchi art online gallery to view works of art on your walls is very cool. It brings in the right dimension and you can see various at once, don’t have to set it up numerous times. I was updating my profile there but this got me, i made millions of photos of other painters artworks on my […]
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The five of Venice

My idea of the The five man of Venice were to portray one of my favorite Venetian Carnival masks – the white face mask in a dark suit. They are grim but something about them seem to be correct, as if they are right to do whatever it is they do in those dark outfits. My idea in the painting […]
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Mediterranean paintings

My green sofa goes to a lovely new owner. This painting is one of two paintings dedicated to the life by the Mediterranean where the color of the sea is so vigorous and filling, it feels like it is everywhere. The yellow sofa chairs and green sofa are like islands at home, the beautiful and comfy beaches and greenery exhuming […]
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Sale of paintings

The young artists platform Startupart.lv is having a winter sale of all participating artists. See the offer here, https://www.startupart.lv/?product_brand=diana-dzene and have your pick of art!
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