Artist of the month: Vali Irina Ciobanu
The full article from OZB Magazine can be found here.
Vali creates a concept of modernity as an opposite of abstraction, based on a few recuperated easel practices of ancient ages, some even from the Renaissance and having the spiritual support of a cultured audience.
“She creates her paintings using a very old technique, inspired by that of Leonardo da Vinci. She paints on leather (vellum) with water colors, binders and hairspray which are specific art objects in themselves.” – Tudor Octavian, art critic