Spraypaint, Oil, pigment, spray paint on canvas
Dimensions: 130cm (H) x 100cm (W) x 4.5cm (D) / 51.2" (H) x 39.4" (W) x 1.8" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
Estimated delivery for this item is between 21 December - 26 December
This item ships from France
Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat
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About the art
On a bright green background, a thick, dark, deep and huge Monstera plant appears. The special technique used by Dominic Virtosu to create this artwork is creating a powerful contrast between foreground and background.
Being adept and fearless with metaphors, Dominic Virtosu is exploring the actuality and in-actuality of painting. With his prior work experience in advertising, he is playing with its lively chaos of commercial imagery and creates a sort of “peinture d’essai”. His desire at times is to shock, to provoke, and to shake up the viewer’s experience. This approach derives from his own interior battles: the revolt towards consumer marketing vs his simultaneous attraction towards its inexhaustible, toxic imagery. This is a painting style few would describe as nice or tame.
Based in: Roubaix, France
Dominic-Petru Virtosu was born in Bucharest, Romania in 1983. He completed his formal artistic education with a License in painting (2006) class of renowned Romanian artist Florin Ciubotaru and a Master’s in 2013 with professor Catalin Balescu at the Bucharest National University of Arts; also attending a semester as an …
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