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Gheorghe Virtosu artist

Gheorghe Virtosu

artist

Iranian spirit oil painting

oil painting / abstract art Iranian spirit

  • Year 2017
  • 148x138 Cm / 58x54 In
  • Oil / Acrylic Base / Linen Canvas
  • Original Edition
Gheorghe Virtosu artist

Gheorghe Virtosu

artist

oil painting / abstract art Iranian spirit

  • Year 2017
  • 148x138 Cm / 58x54 In
  • Oil / Acrylic Base / Linen Canvas
  • Original Edition

oil painting Description

The abstract painting is menacing and awe-inspiring in the same breath. It is evident from abstract art above that the spirit of the nation has taken the form a demonic creature, armed with deadly horns on its head and a nose that serves as third horn as well. The spirit is purposely created in a menacing fashion in order to represent the turmoil and conflict seething within the nation and its people.

Gheorghe Virtosu’s “Iranian Spirit” is captivating. It transfers a nation’s recent but, deadly, transformation. Iran was once colorful and it's people varied. Yet, it was struck by a revolution which said “no” to all colors and “yes” to black and dark shades of grey. This is the Islamic Revolution which once stated that it was poised to conquer all, only to find that it had earned the enmity of most Moslem countries because they feared the encroachment of black and grey.

It is rather surprising that this painting is entitled the “Iranian Spirit.” That spirit was beaten out of Iran by the Islamic Revolution; by the menacing encroachment of dark colors upon the bright ones. It is quite possible that Virtosu is paying a homage to what once was the Iranian Spirit or expressing hope that it will rise, and color will return to Iran once again.

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