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Defender Of Small Things Painting

Iva Troj

United Kingdom

Painting, Oil on Canvas

Size: 17.3 W x 24.4 H x 1 D in

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About The Artwork

This painting was created during an intense 8 day workshop exploring concepts such as age, beauty, friendship, ethics and morals, while learning how to do wet-collodion photography in the magical environment that is my friend [and often collaborator] D. Shrimpton's studio full of hundreds of years old cameras and props. After many long conversations about beauty and age, I ended up painting a self-portrait as a young woman. Having near photographic memory allows me to tap into old visions of myself and others - a privilege I rarely enjoy as it demands peace. The technique is Transparent Oil Technique [painting thin semi-transparent layers with varnish in-between], inspired by the works of Caravaggio.

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Painting:Oil on Canvas

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Size:17.3 W x 24.4 H x 1 D in

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3 times Cannes Lions nominee, Contemporary Art Excellence Artist of The Year 2020, 2016 and 2013 Towry Best of East England Award Winner, Iva Troj seamlessly incorporates her vast experience of traditional painting techniques with postmodern elements to create engaging Renaissance-style works that challenge the notion of societal conformity. Born in Bulgaria, based in Scandinavia and the UK, Troj creates work originating fundamentally in the crossing of two realities: the one she grew up in and the one she has embraced.

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