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Art School 99

Small private Art School by artist Alexandra Rozenman

Work by the students and teacher

Artist's Statement:
My work explores the themes of otherness-as-identity.

Whatever degree of abstraction defines my thinking and visual self-identification it has all to do with the search for my own image in a great existential sea of sweeping changes.

Russian, European and American myths of national destiny and private identity take a utopian dimension in my work. I am absorbing and expressing the psychology of otherness as a fundamental part of my identity. I immigrated to America from the Soviet Union in 1989. I want my art to be like a well-worn military wool blanket that gives you warmth, love and history.


Living with Marc and Bella in a Communal apartment
oil on canvas

Moving to Paris
oil on canvas

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