Journal

My trip to Basel Art Fair, Vol 3: Messe

There’s a lot more to see and experience, other then the main Art Basel event at Messe. But for the sake of time, I’m sharing my top highlights that touched my soul. Side note: navigating the art fairs at Basel I can reshare what I was told by an art curator at June Art Fair – at Basel, the Liste […]
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My visit to the Art Fair Basel 2021, Vol 2: Unlimited

Basel Art Fair is a Mecca that gathers all who is anyone and everyone in the art world. While it’s main show is at Messe Basel, around it various partnering art fairs make their mark with numerous artists works. One such part is the Unlimited sector of Basel Art Fair, the place for large-scale art objects. Being a first-time guest […]
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A boy from a clubhouse in L.A., US

I just read a highly interesting, thought-provoking and colourful (the author makes it very easy for the reader to imagine all the things he writes) article by Barrett Swanson, English professor at University of Wisconsin and an acclaimed writer, who shared that he recently had couple of his students decide to drop out of school and leave for L.A. He […]
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Reflecting on a recent article about artists

Over the weekend I read an article in Harper’s magazine by William Deresiewicz about artists (singers, performers, dancers, painters, scenographers, lights operators, production managers, writers and more) and how their world has changed. Gist of it – pandemic stopped almost all forms of art along with people not being able to attend/enjoy/experience it, and it is time people start respecting […]
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My trip to Paris

At the beginning of July I had lucky four days in Paris – good weather, last days of some excellent exhibitions, discovery of new art neighbourhood and lots of crunchy bread. First day I headed to gallery Lelong & Co on rue de Teheran, near Parc Monceau. It was showing the art of Leonardo Drew – abstract sculptural works that […]
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Invitation to London Art Biennale

I’m happy to invite each and everyone to the London Art Biennale happening in London from 1 to 4 July at the Chelsea Old Town Hall! The exhibition is an international collective of artists, an incredible show. I am honored to be part of it with my painting Green Chair with a View. The painting shows a view over the […]
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My drawings on photos

The marker functionality on iPhones is excellent. It is as simple and basic as Paint on Windows, and because it doesn’t offer you a gazillion of editing features and palettes, you can just paint/draw the basics without the allure of all the details. When traveling without paints, I tend to make drawings on my own photos with fingers with that […]
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Algoma, Wisconsin – a home to James May Gallery

Starting from May 1, the James May Gallery is hosting its consecutive art show celebrating our most vital resource – water. I am honored to be part of its virtual exhibition on Artsy. The James May Gallery is based in Algoma, Wisconsin – a place I had not heard of before. This post is dedicated to the town of Algoma which, after […]
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Search of portraits

I had a homework to paint a portrait in a more traditional manner – possibly the closest style would be impressionism. I failed 50% of this task because I did paint portraits (3 of them), yet not in the manner required. Each time I sat down to do it, my own painting style that has already established itself within me […]
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