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(…) Provocative. Disturbing. Intriguing. Every painting in the room. But none of his work compelled me more that morning than the collection in the folio of ink drawings which he placed on the floor and turned page after page. (…)
Likened to a young Picasso, Warhol or Dali by The Spokesman-Review, Bartosz Beda could be considered Moscow's best kept secret in the art world.
Imagine you just found out that a young Picasso, Warhol or Dali just happened to be passing through Spokane to exhibit, prior to becoming renowned,” Peterson said. “Would you want to meet them? See their art?
Interview by Hopkins Center for the Arts
The opening reception of my solo exhibition at Hopkins Center for the Art was on August 15th. The exhibition end on September 14th.
The Hopkins Center for the Arts produced eight minutes long interview about my practice and exhibition that you can view here.
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Bartosz Beda Explores Duality Between Abstract Art an Figurative Art
When I paint, I combine abstract art and figurative art, but I don’t create any systems in the abstract or figurative form within which objects, figures, and strokes find their order. The form is a conscious connection between me and the canvas. I interpreted the form created on the surface as the subconscious activity of the mind that reflects directly on the surface of the painting. (Read Full Interview Here)
Motivation as an Artist
Like others, I have my dreams and goals that I want to reach in painting and contemporary art. This becomes my motivation. I always was inspired by Seneca, who once said: “It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.” I think the same about myself as an artist. It is not the lack of time or opportunities that were given to me, but how I manage them. If I see results that I am not happy with, that means that there is something wrong with my use of the time I have. The time is a motivation for me as an artist and becomes a primary inspiration to create. The fact that I am given specific circumstances pushes my limits to invest into creating a new combination of subjects and styles in my painting. Themes are not based only on my background, and it is not exactly true that I am only interested in exploring political issues like I stated in my statement that you could find on my website.
Bartosz Beda Is One of the Artists in Dallas since 2018
In 2018, I moved to Dallas in Texas and became of of the artist in Dallas. It was cery important move for me, as it allowed me to focus on different aspect in my career. I look forward to work and live here. In December 2018, I rented a warehouse in Mesquite that is about 20mins drive from downtown Dallas.
Where To Find My Artworks
I will have a group exhibition at the Other Art Fair in New Your (May), Santa Fe Art Fair (July). I am also working on a new body of work for my solo exhibition at Hopkins Art Center (USA), Brownsville Museum (USA) and Execute Project (USA).