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Part of Eden (two)By Dominic Virtosu

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2022

Oil Paint, Oil on canvas

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Dimensions: 160cm (H) x 110cm (W) x 3cm (D) / 63" (H) x 43.3" (W) x 1.2" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

While the concept of a Garden of Eden is widely accepted as a metaphor for a time when human consciousness was pure and untainted by the difficulties of life, it is unclear what a depiction of such a garden would look like. Hence, the artist is proposing through this series, a naturalistic approach to this theme. By mixing lush greenery and imaginative colors, he transposes the state of mind of harmony and purity into a complex mingle of greenery and lines.
„I’ve always wanted to investigate the hypothesis of such a concept” says Virtosu. „My interest was not only based on the myth/story of Eden but also on the power that the concept of Garden incites – a Garden is a kind of Home – it represents the idea of abundance.” This is the reason why the artist has chosen a more exotic, lush representation of such a concept. The garden is welcoming BUT we cannot be sure what dangers lurk just outside of our line of sight.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1983
Hometown: Bucharest
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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