Pelt II
Pelt II

Aida Tomescu

1955 - Pelt II 2005
  • oil on linen
154 cm x 184 cm

Born in Bucharest, Romania in 1955, Aida Tomescu has been living and working in Sydney since 1980.

Tomescu is represented in major art museums, regional galleries, and university and corporate collections within Australia and internationally including; The National Gallery of Australia, The National Gallery Of Victoria, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Art Gallery of South Australia, Queensland Art Gallery, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand, and the British Museum, London.

'My interest has always been to arrive at a unified image with fullness and clarity, to find a reality which affirms its own existence.

There is a silent moment in painting when we experience an absolute, total intelligence in the work through which everything comes together. The logic that develops is stronger than any emotion.  The painting begins to project back and I become aware of another presence; the subtle, vulnerable structure built from paint.    Aida Tomescu, 2015


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