Oil Paint, oil paint on canvas
Dimensions: 130cm (H) x 100cm (W) x 6cm (D) / 51.2" (H) x 39.4" (W) x 2.4" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
Estimated delivery for this item is between 10 December - 15 December
This item ships from Romania
Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped flat
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About the art
A work of powerful gestural projection, Thick Garden is the expression of a spiritual intent and an energetic painting technique. The artist used the basis of an existing blue background and painted over with thick paint and dabs of color. The gesture of painting has, in this context, as much significance as the result. The masterful hand has been liberated in order to create without the constraint of the mind: „I’ve used a creative method that suspends the intellect – it’s used in acting as well to achieve the most instinctual results – it was a form of self dialogue that resonates with the dadaist technique of <>” says Virtosu. He goes on to describe the technique as „a rapid fire of words that I was saying to myself while painting, negating the intellect and the pre-judged gestures. It was a very intense experience, like a re-invention of sorts.”
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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