Maia Stefana Oprea

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Kosova Art Festival 2015_13

Every year, at the beginning of June, the Harilaq Art Festival (organised by the Municipality of Fushe Kosova and Muhamet Metis ) takes place near Prishtina, Kosovo. The Harilaq fortress is situated on top of the hill known by the local toponomy as the Gradina – Harilaq. It is built on the remain of an earlier prehistoric settlement, attested by the archaeological findings. Continue reading

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In “Exhaustion” it is me  with my dog, at the countryside, during summer, asleep in the fields.

But what I feel that is conclusive is what Francis Bacon said in an interview:

“What I feel it is conclusive is that when you are painting a man sitting, just like this, in a room, or walking down the street,

almost all the people looking at the paintings seem to agree that they portray anything but a trivial or neutral situation

and that figure is involved in some sort of crisis – perhaps the idea of ​​an imminent disaster. ”


“Exhausted” is available for sale on Saatchi Online :

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Lilac in the light

Quoting Flaubert from his Dictionary of Received Ideas :

“LABORATORY – Every man who respects himself has a laboratory in the countryside ”

"Lilac in the Light", oil on canvas board, 50 x 50 cm, April 2012

“Lilac in the Light”, oil on canvas board, 50 x 50 cm, April 2012

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Internacionalna Kicevska Likovna Kolonija

Art House Kicevo

Art House Kicevo

In between the 4th and the 22nd of July I was on a journey to Kicevo, Macedonia,  a magic place I will never forget. I am honoured to have been invited to attend the International Art Colony of Kicevo and I am very happy that the natural surroundings of the House of Art  (the Art Hotel where the colony took place) inspired me greatly ! Continue reading