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The influence of culture and media in the 21st century on man presents a main field of research in my pictures. Psychology of individual who is m… Read More
The influence of culture and media in the 21st century on man presents a main field of research in my pictures. Psychology of individual who is marked by brands and obsessed with beauty could easily go to extremes and could also be lost in the realm of excessive consumption, pill addiction, glamour and plastic surgery. Immoderate plasticity and body siliconization present an ideology of 21st century. Globalization is responsible for rapid standardization of aesthetic beauty of humans around the world. Unique ideal of human beauty is defined by media mainly through advertising and Hollywood movies. Nowadays, the empty beauty such as Barbie doll is appreciated – a plastic doll with perfect body proportions whose hobby is shopping. Consumer desire is in some way a form of sexual desire. In my pictures you can see characters deep into their abundant debauchery of everything, instant fulfillment of desire whether material of sexual. Desire, buy, spend, throw away and desire again. Such a swift discharge starts to leave out the desire which is the most beautiful part, and consequently brings to spiritual emptiness and exhaustion. The process of painting and idea is based on searching for human models suitable for the concept, commonly people from various spheres – fashion, film, TV or simply celebrities. Than I take pictures of them and use those photos as templates for pictures that are made in oil on canvas technique. Read Less
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