Paintings by Olga Zalogina.
“I think that art has to bring beauty. Tragical or not, that beauty always gives people joy and a possibility for their souls to be more human.”
Ms. Zalogina’s first paintings were primarily decorative, but some early works mirrored themes central to her poetry, especially the human realationship with the universe (both the physical/social universe and the metaphysical)., e.g., the Trickster/Joker figure.
While the “Metaphysical Archaeology” series may seem to be the culmination of Ms. Zalogina’s artistic and spiritual vision, there is more to come…
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