Category Archives: Inspirations

And the winner is… Savannah Magnolia!

The winner of the last show in Sarasota Art Center was Savannah Magnolia with her humorous take on the drug abuse problem. This was already her fifth award in the last two years, so obvioulsy she is doing something right. … Continue reading

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Jan Lenica – Polish graphic designer and cartoonist

One of my greatest art inspirations since my teenager years was, and still is, Jan Lenica. He was known as the art critic and major artist of the Polish poster school, set and theatre-costume designer, children’s book illustrator, postage stamp … Continue reading

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At 105 Herrera is continuing to work

Just discovered Carmen Herrera via Netflix documentary. Wow! Love love LOVE her paintings, colors, shapes, everything feels like me. She says that painting flowers, nature, people etc. doesn’t interest her. Just shapes. And color. I feel the same. But wait, … Continue reading

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Sunsets of The Gulf Coast

One of the most famous things we have in Sarasota is our sunsets. Because the Gulf Coast is facing the West, we have those mesmerizing views of sun disappearing behind the horizon of Gulf of Mexico. Every sunset is different … Continue reading

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Color Study by Vassily Kandinsky

One of my great inspiration is Vassily Kandinsky. It is so cool that even though the official style of hard edge painting (which is my preferred style) started in the US, one of the fathers of abstract art was this … Continue reading

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Inspired by Van Gogh “Irises”

When preparing for my second painting I was inspired by this famous painting of Van Gogh…. It is called “Irises” and it was sold by Sotheby’s for record $53.9 million a few years ago. But the most important thing is … Continue reading

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