Zsófia Ötvös

Composer No DoubtComposer No Doubt

Little Thrifter

The line between humor and pity is thin. It is the humor, and at times the ridiculous, that inspires, and surfaces in my work, which depicts an obscenely drawn-out fleeting moment.

Themes are revolving around the choices that I see people make; the substance emerges from internal peace or disarray to utter indifference and self-absorption. Grotesque or satirical exaggerations are preeminent in the imagery.

The scenes are erected from memory, imagination, idealization and illusion. In my process, I rely on the organic dialogue between the paint as the matter and the instinct as the guiding force. Abstractions in the details are responsible for the painting’s vibrant presence. Colors, shapes, features and gestures are rather symbolic elements, mere references to give familiar clues to tell my story. This common visual-vocabulary in the subconscious leads the viewer to interpret my work as immediate and personally relevant.

-Zsófia Ötvös, Artist Statement-

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: