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Iva Troj + Mysa collaboration.
Hi-Fructose Magazine: “Iva Troj’s paintings break the mold of Renaissance style beauty”.
“Though Iva Troj’s paintings share the sensibility and feminine grace present in Renaissance era art, her work is informed by her modern point of view. Growing up in the outskirts of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the now UK-based artist was faced early on with male dominance in a communist country. She often expresses admiration for women artists like Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi, whose mere existence was seen as problematic, while men at the time were painting women to look like dolls.”
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Contemporary Art Excellence Artist of The Year 2016 and 2013 Towry Best of East England Award Winner, Iva Troj seamlessly incorporates her vast experience of traditional painting techniques with postmodern elements to create engaging Renaissance-style works that challenge the notion of societal conformity.
Web page: mysa.space
Mysa is the artist name of an Ecuadorian street artist who has chosen to be anonymous for the most part of her career mainly for political reasons. Mysa has contributed to the Contemporary Beast exhibit with many ideas, sketches and drawings. This show would have been missing loads of magic without her and we thank her for her courage!