An Interview with Bojan Jevtić

Bojan Jevtić is a Serbian visual artist, born and raised in Belgrade.  He is  known especially for his complex portraits of women in a variety of settings. Although there are elements of reality in his work, there is also the sense that what he is illustrating is not exactly of this world either, or if it is, then it is of this world in a way not usually perceived. He sees in women intrigue and excitement, and it is those things that he tries to put down onto canvas.  Bojan work can be on  Saatchi Art and also in amongst other sites and publications including  Artfido, Artfinder, Shadowness, and Onlyunique.  In Bojan’s work, you are looking at a vision of a vision. Something has been seen here, mirrored, and then its mirror has been seen in sequence. His work is magical and unsettling, but at the same time shows the modern lives of todays world in which we live.

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Autumn is here

 

Tell us about your journey through the arts so far?

My journey through art has a lot of surprises, very positive surprise for now. I hope it will stay that way. I am looking forward to it .

 

What is it that you like about manipulating a portrait? 

I like the metaphor, sometimes it is  antithesis.  Merging to a new dimension too .

I like to play with it .

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Gallery 25N Faces of Humanity

allery 25N - Faces of Humanity -The artists featured in this exhibit:   Chi-Han Cheng - USA  Phil Couture - Japan  Nic Dartnell - United Kingdom  Megan Foldenauer - USA  Colectivo Gama - Republica Dominicana  Joshua Granberg - USA  Yashwant Kumar - India  Amir Lavon - Israel  Ana Palacios - Espana  Dan Pyle - USA  Wayne Quilliam - Australia  Kay Ridge - USA  Mark Smith - Ireland  James Sparks - USA  Dale Sumner - US   allery 25N - Faces of Humanity -The artists featured in this exhibit:   Chi-Han Cheng - USA  Phil Couture - Japan  Nic Dartnell - United Kingdom  Megan Foldenauer - USA  Colectivo Gama - Republica Dominicana  Joshua Granberg - USA  Yashwant Kumar - India  Amir Lavon - Israel  Ana Palacios - Espana  Dan Pyle - USA  Wayne Quilliam - Australia  Kay Ridge - USA  Mark Smith - Ireland  James Sparks - USA  Dale Sumner - US      Ivan Trotman - United Kingdom  Shikha Tuli - Singapore    Linda Unger - USA  Phil Walter - Germany    Gary L. Wolfe - USA Ivan Trotman - United Kingdom  Shikha Tuli - Singapore    Linda Unger - USA  Phil Walter - Germany    Gary L. Wolfe - USA

Considering everything that is going on why not have a look at some thought provoking art.

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An Interview with Jose Cuevas

 

Woman
Woman

Your work seems to capture the everyday. Would you agree with this?
Yes. For me is very important capture the everyday. I really enjoy picking my camera, and going to the streets, lost in the city, talk with the people,….I can´t describe it with words,…but I feel something in my heart when I capture “decisive moments” like Cartier-Bresson said,….I really enjoy it.

What style would you say is portrayed in your work?
My work is based basically in documentary photography, portraits and abstractions.

Taxi
Taxi

Who inspires you?
Before photography I´ve studied Architecture and music. I think my references are really different. At the end I´m influenced for all the arts I think. I really love the works of Martin Parr, Daido Moriyama, Gilliam Wearing, Utta Barth, William Klein,… the list could be very big, I think it will never ends.

What do you hope the viewer sees when looking at your work?
I never propose to me this question. I´ll try to do my best always, put all my head and heart making photos,….Of course there are people that loves my work, other will hate it,…but this is life.

Is there any particular technique you use in your work?
Digital photography and for some projects I use black and white film too.

Do you still see yourself as a musician and architect?
I only see me like a photographer. But maybe there are something of the musician and the architect in my projects. In architecture I learnt to work really hard…In music I learnt the meaning of discipline.

Man-calling-by-phone
Man calling by phone

Do you still practice these mediums alongside your photography?
I´m a bit obsessive sometimes with the geometry and composition.

What made you decide to change mediums?
The life changes and everybody changes. Without looking for, step by step, I was entering in the photography.
Do you see your work changing soon or will it continue with the same themes?
I don´t know,….I think that work of every artist must change with the past of the years,….your mind change, the world change, everything change.

Have you got any upcoming exhibitions?
Maybe in England, It´s probably that I´ll come soon to expose my work there.

What is your favorite camera and why?
My favourite camera doesn’t exists. It would be a full frame digital camera with a 35mm fixed lenses, little heavy, small, good high ISO, possibility to use pre-focus, and good autofocus with low light. And no expensive too.

Easter
Easter

Where can people find you on the internet?
In my web page www.josecuevasphoto.com

Enzie Shahmiri

Princess of the with Watermark
“As an artist and photographer my creative inspiration is fuelled by the people and places I meet.” Enzie Shahmiri
Enzie is well known for her commissioned portraits for people and pets. Her portraits capture distinctive facial expressions of their unique aura’s and their current state in life. Enzie has been creating artwork for commission since 1999. She as trained inClassical Realism. She has exhibited in many solo, and group exhibits. Her work is available in private collections in USA, Europe and the Middle East. Continue reading “Enzie Shahmiri”

An Interview with Keith Brighthouse

'Shoppinhower'
‘Shoppinhower’

What made you become an artist?

I’ve always drawn and painted with no real ambition but I never really consciously wanted to be an artist, I just followed my interests and went where they led me. That said, I remember a teacher at junior school showing the class some “modern art’ and talking about colours and shapes. Continue reading “An Interview with Keith Brighthouse”

An Interview with Brenda Bullock BA (LCP) MA (Wales)

Artist
‘Artist’

My artistic career truly began when I embarked on my masters in fine art at Aberystwyth University. My work dealing with site specific approaches to culture and history was awarded the Royal Photographic Society bursary award. This recognition encouraged me to be more daring in my artistic practice. Continue reading “An Interview with Brenda Bullock BA (LCP) MA (Wales)”