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Painting: Oil on Canvas.
By retaining a multitude of recognizable elements previously present in his works, however, it is evident that in the last cycle he is more focused on the psychological perception of moments from reality relating to a specific figure, while experimenting with the layered structure and insisting on the tendentious deformation of facial elements as such Insisting on "captured" moments, or fragments, corresponds to the title of this cycle "Lust for Nostalgia" by the interpretation of the essence of "the moment" and its fundamental meaning - as very brief and transient lapse of time. By using examples from art history, pop (trash) culture from former times, as well as his friends (and himself), Blazes not only touches the irony of intimate psychological experiences, but also penetrates into the social anthropology through a critical attitude to the "icons" of mass art and pop culture. His "narratives" indeed represent a reflection of the head and tail of a specific esthetic formalism, while also being a post-pop art nostalgic reference to certain traces and symbols of the past.
Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection