ENDLESS SUMMER

 

Oil on canvas, 38x65 inches

KASIA DOMANSKA

June 8 – July 3, 2012

532 Gallery  Thomas Jaeckel is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings by Kasia Domanska. This is her first solo exhibition in New York.

„I look out on a summer’s day, a beach where we can daydream freely, where we look at the sky and we notice more than we do in everyday life. Everything seems easy, light and pleasant. We contemplate.“

The Artists’ works speak of the affirmation of life and it’s fleeting beauty: the sunshine, sparkling bright light bringing out the color intensity, suggesting thoughts of the eternal but often forgotten union between man and nature.

With fairy-tale like colors contrasting and blending into one another, the artist creates a work of purity and balance which does not give rise to worry or confusion, but peace and calm. The compositions give us moments of silence and stillness while transforming her pictures into living forms, pulsating with vital energy, life-giving, like a salty summer breeze, the sound of waves crushing on to the beach, a  place where everything is go with the flow, forgetting schedules, rushing and stress, uniquely capturing  reality at its most fleeting and temporary. The force and the power in her work is the light, it plays a decisive role in the theme as do the mood and balanced composition. It is brightness, joy, day and life, creating an idyllic climate.

The affirmation of nature and life becomes the background for a symbolic celebration of emotions, moods and reflections. Behind the literal meaning there is another, hidden meaning, which the artist allows to speak freely. Her paintings are testaments to a passion for beauty in all its forms, from the sublime to the everyday. Get ready for an endless summer.

Lives and works in Warsaw Poland, (1972 Warsaw)

Studied at the Department of Painting
and Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, graduated in 1995.

Solo exhibitions:

2014  Kuratorium Gallery, Warsaw
2012    ENDLESS SUMMER, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2011    BK Contemporary, Poznan
2009    ”SUMMER” Flying Gallery, Warsaw
2005    ”SWIMMING POOL” Bochenska Gallery, Warsaw
2003    ’FL0WERS ARE BEAUTIFUL’ Bochenska Gallery, Warsaw
1997    Brama Gallery, Warsaw
1996    Brama Gallery, Warsaw

Group exhibitions:

2014    Kuratorium Gallery, Warsaw
2014    Art Palm Beach, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel,Palm Beach, FL
2013    SCOPE BASEL, Untitled Projects L.A., Basel, Switzerland
2012    CONTEXT Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, Miami, FL
2009    ”All the best” Flying Gallery, Warsaw
2005     SPRING BACK, Bloxham Gallery, London
2004    ”The Painting of the Year 2003″, National Museum in Warsaw
2003    ORIGINATE COMPETITION SHOWCASE, London
2003    FLORENCE BIENNALE, Florence
2003    ”The Painting of the Year 2002″, National Museum in Warsaw
2002    The National Festival “The Supermarket of Art III” – DAP Gallery, Warsaw
2002    ”Warsaw Painting Show” – DAP Gallery, Warsaw
2001    The National Festival “The Supermarket of Art II” – DAP Gallery, Warsaw
2000    ”Formidable brushes”, National Museum in Warsaw
1997     Brama Gallery, Warsaw
1996     State Art Gallery, Legnica
1995     Wodozbior Gallery, Warsaw

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