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Never Loose Your Sense of Adventure .

Never loose your sense of adventure .

Art is able to make real all possible experiences that can only be imagined.
Live with art, it’s good for you!

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The story of the LIME GIRL WITH PARROT

✒️With some paintings, it happens: they wait a long time in the wings. From this, a good painting only acquires strength and energy, and the weaker one, as it were, closes. And its energy seems to go where it came from.

This wonderful, light, joyful Girl has been waiting for almost ten years for its personal human been to come. That is, while we had a gallery, a lot of people, seeing it, wanted to buy it, but for some reason did not dare.

📖Perhaps this is because it had a twin painting. In a mirror image, in pink tones. They were conceived as a couple. But the Pink Sister was bought to Australia almost immediately, and this Lime one was delayed. For a long time.
It was bought yesterday.
We are very happy for both: for the painting and for the happy new owner of the painting.
Friends, courage!
We have many beautiful things for you on here.

P.S. 📍

This story about the painting is amusing itself.
But!
The comment on the gallery page in Insta makes it even more interesting:
"As the owner of the Pink Sister (!!!) pleasing to learn her other half has found a home."

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What is the best way to show the artwork online?

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

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Après la France. Nice Summer Memories.

Summer has passed the middle. Hello August. Fresh eyes and open heart. Beautiful summer memories - this is what we will take with us after.

🔴 new
MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA TREE
Oil on Canvas
50x40x2cm
2020
©Svetlana Kurmaz

 

This beautiful flower grows in the garden of our friends in France. I have seen this tree many times when flowering is just beginning or when it comes to an end. But this year I was lucky enough to observe this magnificent beauty in the midst of flowering - early July. These perfectly beautiful flowers appeared, lit up like stars in the dark foliage of the tree, and disappeared almost every new day. Elusive, changeable beauty. I enjoyed what I was watching and could not stop.

Of course, I had to paint this flower, this tree, this serene world, where you can hear the busy buzzing of bumblebees and bees.
Back in Prague, I decided to start with my first impression of simplicity and perfection of this creation. Therefore, I focused on the flawless shape of the flower and the contrast of the leaves to its whiteness. The glare of bright light in the gaps between branches and on the grass under the tree creates the feeling of a summer day.

The painting was painted on a pre-prepared canvas with various spontaneous surfaces that were left so in addition to conveying the impression of fragile perfection.

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The SOCIETY 6.

We've placed some of our images on the Society 6 design platform.

They offer as art prints as another home and office decor products with images you'll like.

This art kraft will bring a joy, uniqueness and freshness in the atmosphere of your place.

The prices are very reasonable. 

https://society6.com/svetlanakurmaz

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The TOPIC of FEBRUARY is DRAWING:

✏️⏳ 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:

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The FESTIVE PROMENADE ALBUM

The new FESTIVE PROMENADE by © Svetlana Kurmaz albums with collection of 2019 just arrived.
This book will be available to buy on Amazon soon.
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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020!

🍾🍭🙏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!

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NEW YEAR coming very soon.

May beautiful moments, new unforgettable impressions and inspiration surround you with joy!

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ROSEMARY & PERSIMMON

A teaser from a new collection of this year by Svetlana Kurmaz .
ROSEMARY & PERSIMMON
oil on canvas, 50x40cm, framed
©Svetlana Kurmaz



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