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Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night from the sound of somebody crying, and then I realize, that I’m crying myselfBy Olena Kayinska

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US$ 400



Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 111cm (H) x 98cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 43.7" (H) x 38.6" (W) x 0.8" (D)

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


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Artist Statement

When a woman sleeps alone in a bed for a long time, the bed becomes colder. Waiting for somebody to share the bed with her, the woman is stockstill. She calms down, directs herself inwards, diminishes, becomes shallow. As if her bed and all her world are slowly buried in snow.

It’s so good to sleep under the lumps of snow. It’s so warm and cozy there, only you wouldn’t want to go out.

But there is something, that can lay under the snow for the whole winter, sleep silently, and then upspring. These are walnuts. While the snow is sifting down on the solitary bed in the night forest, alive walnuts start to sprout out.


Artist Profile

Born: 1984
Hometown: Lviv
Based in: Lviv, Ukraine

I am Olena Kayinska, an artist based in Lviv, Ukraine. I work with naїve or pure art techniques, paired together with deep philosophical and psychological senses. My fields of research are finding of inner peace, post-trauma recovery, human inborn kindness, and love as the driving force of Universe. My paintings-dreams …


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