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virginiejg

The artist virginiejg composes her images to create unique, artistic, emotional and narrative experiences for the viewer.

Her work is a deep and intimate observation of textures, shapes, colours and forms leading to a mixture of moments of hope, despair, wonder and with that all a desire to reach out to others. Through this connection to the viewer her work becomes an experience that most people can identify.

Her inspirations come from the abundant creativity found in nature as well as the continual structural decay of what people leave behind. She finds the unexpected beauty in cracks, fading painted walls, sensual curves, imperfect contours, sudden patterns humbly designed by waves or the wind.

She discovers dancing in the playful movement of light, full of freedom like a ballerina on stage shining her brightest. These events of textures and lines become the thread that in a subtle manner link her artwork to the viewer’s soul.

Her other inspirations come from the expansive abstract art field making sometimes magic happen and transforming her photos almost into a painting. Merging from one world to an other.

Her curious nature brings naturally curiosity in her close ups and the way she gets drowned in some sort of vastness where mystery becomes the main performer of the show.

She approaches her work with the curiosity of a child balanced with the hand of an old soul.

5 questions, 5 answers

Do you have a favourite colour?

I like all colours and shades. I love black and white too.

My least favourite would be violet.

Do you have a favourite colour?

How do you take your coffee?

How do you take your coffee?

Very rarely. Black and short. Or in a longer version, flat white.

Is there something you can't live without in your studio?

My eyes. My hands. My soul.

Is there something you can't live without in your studio

The world is our studio

Who is your favourite artist of all time + now? Why?

Georgia O’Keefe

Who is your favourite artist of all time + now? Why?

Impossible to have only one favorite as I love the word 'abundance', abundance of creativity within nature and that goes with the artistic world too!

Vincent Van Gogh for the burst and richness of colours, for feeling his emotions through his layers of brushstrokes
Claude Monet for his photographic eye catching the light as a camera nowadays does

Frida Kahlo for her rawness and bravery of exposing herself
Picasso for reconnecting to his inner child and the profusion of his artwork
Georgia O'Keeffe not so much of what she painted but because of her way at looking at things, their details and their intimate depth

Cy Twombly for his lightness of being loose, yet controlled and repetitive in his patterns with a huge feeling of freedom and liberation, his way of linking the way he photographed to the way he painted
Mark Rothko for his subtle layers and the blurry boundaries that make you go deep inside yourself and reflect

Robert Ryman for his white on white
Pierre Soulages for his black and black
Sally Gabori for the vitality and luminosity of her paintings and the humble and cuddling way of connecting colours

Richard Serra for his amazing Inside Out sculptures and his capability of producing in big scales curves that make you move and vibrate

5 words that explain your art

Authentic
Intimate
Profound
Poetic
Spiritual
An extra word: a touch of femininity

5 words that explain you or your art?

Moody, Observation, Beauty, Intimate, Authentic

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