Miriam Bricks was born in 1957 in Wroclaw, Poland. She is a Polish Born American Painter because she was raised in The United States in New York. She got graduated from the School of Art and Design there. She specializes in drawing and figurative art works.
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Anna Wypych is a figure painter based in Gdynia, Poland, who relies on traditional oil painting methods to achieve a smooth yet painterly realism that also embraces hyperrealistic, surrealist, and expressionist elements. Through her work, Wypych examines life and the universal human condition, basing compositions on her thoughts, emotions, and experiences as well as concepts such as beauty, honesty, inner strength, and justice
While she doesn’t want to influence the viewer’s personal perception of her work, she feels a need to translate her personal thoughts into words in order to clarify the deeper meaning behind each piece. Even when some belong within a series, each painting is a separate project with a specific subject which she often accompanies with texts and sometimes poetry. She states, “I take inspiration from what I see around me, but my personal thoughts are always the starting point.”
Currently she’s working on a series about freedom, simply called Boson. The word pertains to the Higgs Boson, a particle in the Standard Model of physics that is thought to be responsible for all physical forces. From an artist’s point of view, Wypych relates the Boson particle to the potential within every human being and the interactions between them—the creative energy of all the possibilities within and around us. She emphasizes the interconnection and interrelatedness between ourselves and the world around us while trying to let go of individualistic notions of herself, seeking to feel connected to both animate and inanimate matter.
Regarding the Boson series, she says, “Molecules each have their own weight, and are what they are, the point is the variety of molecules. For me Boson is something what makes people different from each other, makes people who they are—that is freedom. Boson is freedom.” This series deals with her search to understand what freedom means, how it shapes us, and the ways in which freedom affects us.
Vladimir Zhdavov is a Russian painter and was born in 1959. His Theme of creativity is the Siberian landscape, the images of ancient Russian cities and royal residences, still life, female and children’s portraits, nude models. His works are in many private collections in Russia and abroad, especially in the German foreign minister, the mayor of New York, the consul United States in St. Petersburg, at the American Embassy in Moscow. About the artist filmed two movies, one of which was presented at the All-Russian Festival TV film in St. Petersburg in 1998.