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July 14, 2016

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Alexandra Pospelova Manifesto, part 1: Artist’s Statement

I believe that for art to be effective, it should reflect skills and knowledge, communicate by inspiring feelings, and possess a sense of beauty. Without communication, art loses its purpose and makes it nonsensical to share with others. Art is a way to communicate one’s feelings and to expose a personal view on various things. Therefore, my work focuses on the role of art in the modern world and what art should represent as a truly creative form. It takes a personal view on determining what art and an artist is at the present time. As my subject matter, I start with human forms, sometimes derived from classical sculptures.

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