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Shadows on the RoofBy Dominic Virtosu

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US$ 1,590



Oil Paint, Oil on canvas

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Dimensions: 100cm (H) x 80cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 39.4" (H) x 31.5" (W) x 0.8" (D)

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Artist Statement

<< I woke up very early and went painting on the roof Garden of my studio in France. The sun was just popping up from the horizon and the fresh morning air gave me energy. I was so grateful for this moment, I was grateful for the blue sky and the green plants. I wanted to express the vivacity of the morning in a painting – so I looked at the long shadows and decided that, for once, they represent that happy feeling of “what good may come”. >> said Dominic Virtosu.

The painting represents an intimate view of a few plants - a miniature landscape that contains all the emotion that one would find by looking closely at a garden. An emotion is like a field of energy – it is projected around you each time you're feeling it. This is the way the artist visualizes this garden – a persistent energy field that becomes an object in itself.


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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