The GIRL WITH A PIG safely arrived for her happy life in a young family at Sankt Petersburg. 🇷🇺
Thanks for a such a lovely photo Sophia!
© Alexander Sokht
This is, of course, a question.
On the one hand, flickering and an abundance of additional photographs distract from the actual work.
On the other hand, a painting is, in a sense, an object, and here it is already important what surface, scale in the interior, there is a frame or not, and there are many other details. How to show all this in order to support the viewer in his intention to purchase a painting?
During the 15 years of our gallery's existence in an old, poorly adapted space in the center of Prague, it seems to me that we have learned to "show" paintings. But online?
So,you have to think.
Here are some of the presentation photos to share with you:
1. Painting in the interior, next to a chair, wardrobe or table.
2. Framed painting, if any.
3. Painting on a working easel.
4. Painting at an angle to show the side and surface.
5. A fragment of the work
6. Painting on the wall
Svetlana Kurmaz in the creative process in her studio in Prague.
Photo by © Alexander Sokht
On the working place.
Covering with a medium before to paint.
Coffee break with reflections.
In the process.
A little bit in a French style of 30s.
Artist's studio as an Island.
oil on canvas, 20x20x2cm. © Svetlana Kurmaz
They appeared under the still deeply sleeping tree of white magnolia first. Two daring groups of snowdrops on cold and gray earth in a city garden. This is a time of hunches of spring, when, it seems, even the birds are not quite ready yet, but they are. Confident that spring will be, they dance their short spring dance.
Of course, I don’t break them to paint. At best, I take the photographs I need in the botanical sense and carefully bring my fragile enthusiastic impressions to the studio to paint them on canvas.
✏️⏳ I have made plenty of sketches and drawings with models a few years ago, almost 30 gestures. Just for refresh my skills.
After that I closed the folder with all these drawings and forgot about them for 2 years.
It seems time has come to return to them this February.
Still winter now, there is almost no sun in Prague, what should I do?
Work with drawings, arrange them, try different materials and papers…It seemed to me that this is the best solution for today.
So I play and enjoy the seeming lightness:
🍾🍭🙏Dear friends, art lovers and customers,
it is so great you follow us.
We do thank you for your kind support. It means for us you support our art , so we love and appreciate pretty close things in this life. Also it means that we as artists can continuer to create artworks and make plans.
The 2019 brought us а new experience: after closing our gallery at Jilska22, Prague1 which served us for 15 years we moved our gallery work online. We managed this! Not only our loyal customers and collectors bought paintings and prints online but new people came to us. They have purchased art online and also visited our studio in Prague. This is fantastic!
Thank you once again for your trust and support.
We wish you a wonderful happy New Year 2020!
LIVE WITH ART, IT'S GOOD FOR YOU!
May beautiful moments, new unforgettable impressions and inspiration surround you with joy!
💡Digitally created contemporary art. The PIGLET exists in 3 options: dibond ( on photos) , print on canvas and on paper.
All options include certificate of authenticity, numbered and signed by the artist Alexander Sokht .