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Ewa Juszkiewicz paintings special on obscured faces

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Ewa Juszkiewicz paintings special on obscured faces

Ewa Juszkiewicz paintings: Ewa Juszkiewicz Warsaw-based artist. She has created a series of paintings based on portraits of women. Moreover, the artist adopts the visual conventions of portraiture. She has a special identity in her paintings. Ewa creates 18th and 19th-century European portraiture with a startle meaning.

However, the concept of her paintings is subjected to faces are obscured. She painted women’s faces always covered with various types of elements. Like, arrange by different plants or fungi, intricate hairstyles, tightly wrapped fabric, and etc.

According to the source, Gagosian Park & 75 space in New York has conducted an art gallery event. The event runs through 4th January. At that time, the artworks of Juszkiewicz placed in the gallery’s front windows. While she told about her paintings and how she upends art historical conventions, and etc.


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As per the source, the artist said that she has interested in portraiture at the early stage of her artistic way.

She has also added that paintings like Jan Van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Robert Campaign had a significant influence on her painting career. So, this is one of the major causes for directly referring to her works in 18th and 19th-century European paintings. Still, she had been impressed by techniques and color approach and capturing the texture and features of objects and human fingers of those paintings.

Painting career of Juszkiewicz:

According to the reports, in 2011, she has started series of paintings. Before that, the artist had already experimented and subjected the traditional portrait to various twists. Those paintings covered or modifying a portrait.

Ewa Juszkiewicz paintings special on obscured faces

The paintings presented at Gagosian Park & 75 did prepare specially for this exhibition and with this particular space in mind. In this show she paraphrase artworks by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Jan Adam Kruseman, Joseph Karl Stieler, and Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller. Despite the fact that the artist draw inspiration from different sources, this set of paintings constitutes a harmonious whole, that becomes her own personal collection.

The history of art is an infinite source of inspiration. Mixing various genres and redefining conventional representation is Juszkiewicz great passion. This fascination and curiosity have always driven the artist and pushed her ahead.

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