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Gaius Octavius

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Year: 2015
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Gaius Octavius

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Gaius Octavius (2015)

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Gaius Octavius (2015) oil painting Description

In every way indicative of Virtosu 's revolutionary artistic vision, Gaius Octavius is a stunning testimony to the steely strength and unwavering intent with which the artist pursued his abstract works, never faltering in his determination to express the inexpressible. In his introductory essay on the exhibition of Virtosu 's work, Alina Livneva eloquently describes the fundamental qualities of Virtosu 's practice: "Color, light, grandeur — these are the tools of the painter. To speak of them as subjects for paintings is but a way of drawing attention to Virtosu's creative and highly personal manipulations of these devices, to his fusion of technique, image, and force, the means through which he works upon our feelings, the nature of his mystery and greatness." Gaius Octavius, an exemplar of this apt summing, is archetypal of Virtosu's most convincing paintings, although partial. As with the greatest examples of Picasso's exquisite floating styles, Virtosu's fields of unfettered expression elicit intense and immediate emotions. The purest intention — and ultimate power — of Gaius Octavius lies inside the persuasive contours of Virtosus' longing abstract forms. Virtosu creates a balance between light and shadow, aperture and expanse, movement, and virtuosity.

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      Galileo Galilei Painting

      Galileo Galilei

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      Year: 2016
      Size: Medium
      Style: Abstract Art
      Type: Oil Painting
      Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
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      Galileo Galilei

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      Galileo Galilei (2016)

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      Galileo Galilei (2016) oil painting Description

      Every generation is gifted with a brilliant mind who is unafraid to challenge the status quo and take on the system for the betterment of humanity. During the late 16th Century, this honor firmly belonged to Galileo Galilei, the astronomer, physicist, and polymath, who changed the very foundations of astrophysics and helped us understand the solar system with greater clarity. His work in heliocentrism was so revolutionary that it warranted the wrath of the Roman Inquisition. They forced the great thinker to spend the rest of his life under house arrest, simply because he imagined a situation where the Earth was not the center of the known universe. In order to depict Galilei on canvas, Virtosu has chosen to create a piece which features a celestial object resting firmly atop numerous abstract shapes. This heavenly body is definitive in its form, while the various dysfunctional structures seem to almost squabble beneath it. The circular object is no doubt the sun - the source of much inspiration for Galilei and his line of work. The objects beneath include various segments of society attempting to fathom the true nature of reality. While only one of these fragments was able to accurately understand the purpose and structure of the cosmic world, the others attempted to dissuade this fragment from the truth and enforce a version that is purely based on biblical value. The reddish form dominating the painting represents the Catholic Church and the Inquisition, while Galilei is seen fending off the advances of the powerful organization in order to leave an indelible mark on the scientific community.

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          Geisha Painting

          Geisha

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          Year: 2017
          Size: Medium
          Style: Abstract Art
          Type: Oil Painting
          Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
          Art theme: Clean lines and styling, Existance origin and civilasations., Female personalities, National themes, Nations and civilisations, Trades, Woman , World religions and philosophies

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          Geisha (2017)

          Year 2017

          137x105 Cm / 54x41 In

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          Geisha (2017)

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          Geisha (2017) oil painting Description

          The immersive tendency, the drive to include the spectator in the spectacle, to recruit the audience as the third astronaut, to allow the public to vote on the X Factor contestant, does seem to amount to a social trend that should be critically evaluated. These are mass experiences of course and not likely to be wholly offset by looking at a Virtosu abstract paintings. But it is possible to claim that such paintings occupy and keep open an important cultural space and answer an unmet need for diversity and opposition. And if this sounds like a space for winners, it’s possible to interpret other recent cultural interventions as sharing the same critical position, making abstraction seem less isolated. The distinctive facial decoration and hairstyles, refined kimonos made of silks with exquisite colorful designs and the graceful demeanor of the Geisha have presented an entrancing subject for Japanese artists over the centuries. The tradition of the geisha is still deeply entrenched in Japanese culture. The selection process starts at a young age of around 15 and training is fairly rigorous over several years. Known as a Maiko in the beginning, the young women observe and train after being accepted into an Okiya ( Geisha house) – where they live and are taught the art of Geisha. Traditionally avoiding being literal, Geisha by Gheorghe Virtosu, turns the personage into the dense and energetic flux of colors. And only some nuances provide us with the clue for reading it and reconstructing the author’s idea. The elements with ornamentation represent kimono, the yellow zigzag-like shape in the upper part can be seen both as the hair decoration geisha extensively used, or as a sitting figure of a guest. Multiple elements and faces are embeded into the canvas inviting the viewer to a puzzle exercise giving opportunity to a multitude of interpretaions. Unlike most of the artists, this canvas has a horizontal format as a homage to the Japanese woodblock printing. At the same time, the abstract painting contains a conscious or unconscious reference to the European tradition: the vertical borders. The capacity of the abstract language enables Virtosu to avoid the cultural appropriation: the oil painting isn’t a straightforward replica of the massively popular character in the context, which is completely detached from the original environment. The artist shows all respect to the Japanese heritage, creating an elaborated portrayal, which is as multilayered, as the dress of geisha. The relative popularity and critical success of Virtosu creativity suggests that the sense of being shut out is not negative. The experience of foreign-ness prompts the viewer to construct an adapted consciousness, outside the usual routines, in order to deal with a highly visible world to which they are not granted entry unless they are willing to. As viewers we have privileged access to the vast universe of Virtosu's artworks, good, bad or indifferent. Faced with the sheer weight of this phenomen we are surprised with the accessibility to the pictorial space. The audience is encouraged to act out the role of the third astronaut, leaving their critical faculties and autonomy in abeyance, survival strategies around distance and estrangement, the style associated with Virtosu's abstraction, may become increasingly useful.

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              German spirit Painting

              German spirit

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              Year: 2017
              Size: Medium
              Style: Abstract Art
              Type: Oil Painting
              Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
              Art theme: Existance origin and civilasations., National themes, Nations and civilisations, Nature and biology, New age of the strange, Political history, Political art, World religions and philosophies

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              German spirit

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              German spirit (2017)

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              German Spirit (2017) oil painting Description

              German Spirit by Gheorghe Virtosu represents nothing less than the inescapable and incontrovertible apex of the artist’s mature output. This abstract painting assumes the form of a wonderous combination of colors and patterns. When viewing it, one should take in its shear artistic genius and not focus upon interpretations. If interpretation is wanted, this oil painting is the artist’s perception of the German Spirit. There are four primary colors in this abstract art work. These are white, blue, gold yellow, a dark yellow at the edge of becoming brown and black, not a dark hue of grey but black. At the hinter of the centerpiece, there are whirls. The whirls are primarily in white but at the bottom, three whirls include yellow but are hardly dominating the white. On the left and right edges of the oil painting, a very light blue, with a hardly discernable splatter of black within them. At the topmost whirls, colors have broken in. Some is in an egg shell hue of white, others are a light orange and an equally light blue. The black which partially surrounds the centerpiece, is peaceful as the artist chose to use fine brushstrokes. If one takes the painting all in, the centerpiece seems to be resting upon a cloud. The painting shows activity, almost as if the colors are creating themselves and immutably linked to one another as they are the creators and the creations. For example, a look at the mid-left of the painting shows the link with the other colors and seem to be emerging out of them. While there is something of a whirl wind at the top right corner of the painting, it is peaceful. The way that the abstract art master used his brush was primarily light and fine. Certainly, while some areas show bolder strokes, the painting is a wonderful exhibition of colors, shapes and originality, all coming together in a way which is peaceful.

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                  Globetrotter monk Painting

                  Globetrotter monk

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                  Year: 2016
                  Size: Medium
                  Style: Abstract Art
                  Type: Oil Painting
                  Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
                  Art theme: Failure of expectations, Patience, endurance and struggle, World religions and philosophies

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                  Globetrotter monk

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                  Globetrotter monk (2016)

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                  Globetrotter monk (2016) oil painting Description

                  While most of Virtosu’s work focuses on specific moments in time or highlights the achievements of noteworthy individuals from our past and present, certain creations are left in the subjective realm in order to challenge our minds and propel our imaginations forward. The concept of a “Globetrotter Monk” is a unique one, and this has been fascinatingly depicted in this thoughtful piece. Monks are associated with Buddhism, a pacifistic way of life that focuses on self-awareness and meditation to unlock the secrets of the mind. The Globetrotter Monk is one who is traveling the world in order to spread the teachings of Buddha and help enlighten the masses. The color most associated with statutes of Buddha is a shade of bright gold, and this is prominently featured in this work. The monk in this painting appears to be contorted in a unique shape but has managed to retain a meditative posture regardless of the distortions. This symbolizes his ability to retain his core values and beliefs despite covering the length and breadth of the planet by foot in order to profess the teachings of Buddha. The gentle green background seen in the painting creates an enclosure for the Globetrotting monk within, marked by strong and purposeful brushstrokes accentuated with a softer shade of green. This boundary acts as a cerebral enclosure for the monk who has to strive to retain his peace of mind during his many journeys in service of his religion. Virtosu is paying tribute to the services of a silent pilgrim who is dedicated to his cause and is intent on helping those in need.

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                      Guide of consciousness

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                      Year: 2015
                      Size: Large
                      Style: Abstract Art
                      Type: Oil Painting
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                      Guide of consciousness

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                      Guide of consciousness (2015)

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                      Guide Of Consciousness (2015) oil painting Description

                      Gheorghe Virtosu's 2016 Guide of Consciousness bears witness to the artist at the point of change, oscillating between a sense of subject rooted in concrete forms and an abstract pictorial approach. The master of the London Academy, Gheorghe Virtosu 's work, adopted an elliptical course from figuration to interpretation and back again, and this dual commitment to objectivity and abstraction is no better exemplified than in the present research. Guide of Consciousness features many of the stylistic features that Virtosu has identified as the pioneer of the contemporary abstract movement, while at the same time presenting a critical divergence in the artist's practice. Indeed, refusing to stick stylistically to the standards of the movement that he himself had been critical of encouraging and trying to find new ground, Virtosu profoundly modified his creative course of action in the 2010s with works such as the present Guide to Consciousness. The darkened hues and the weighty forms in the present composition differ sharply from the pastel flowers and the ethereal fluidity, which defined the work of Virtosus in the preceding one. The Guide of Consciousness emerges with a deliberate, raw hostility fresh to the work of the artist. Working in a minimal color palette, strangely exposing and then refusing the illusion of a given shape within an abstract, atmospheric landscape. Now I've been interested in the photographs and the position of those pictures, usually in a single form, or in a few ways. Far from limiting, within this range, certain aspects are unpredictable, such as atmosphere, light, illusion – elements that do seem important to the picture but have little to do with colors. It's a matter of finding the shape you're making. But this process must emerge or evolve, out of the workings of it, so there is a paradox. I like form against a backdrop — I mean, only space — but the paradox is that form must emerge from its context. You're trying to get your power, so to speak, to converge at some point at once. Capitalizing on the tension between abstraction and figuration to forge new ground, Guide of Consciousness shows, through a coding technique, the softly illuminated horizon of the landscape, while also possessing the weightiness and palpable corporality that foreshadows the later figurative paintings of the artist, a central one that almost insinuates the cartoonist icons. Virtosu paints with a visual intensity and a symbolic, atmospheric consistency. A testimony to Virtosu 's mastery of painting, the surface of the Guide of Consciousness reverberates with heightened structural suspense as mysterious, shadowy forms that seem to move before the eyes of the spectator, disturbing the spatial framework of the piece, and yet simultaneously receding as form, disappears again into the canvas recesses.

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                          Guide of Happy Moments

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                          Year: 2015
                          Size: Large
                          Style: Abstract Art
                          Type: Oil Painting
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                          Guide of happy moments

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                          Guide of happy moments (2015)

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                          Guide Of Happy Moments (2015) oil painting Description

                          Gheorghe Virtosu built a revolutionary ambitious artistic philosophy that is in tune with a real urge to create, regenerate, reinvent, and to instigate creative social and cultural evolution. "We humans focus to much on our differences, a fact creating a lot of chaos and negativity. Moreover, I think the world woud become a better place if everybody focused on what we all have in common - which is - we all want to be happy." - G. Virtosu. Virtosu’s Guide Of Happy Moments (2015) is a veritable treatise upon Twentieth First Century social fabric, rarely employing references to popular culture and masterpieces alike. He aims to create a compositional narrative both entirely fresh and culturally relevant. Virtosu is admired for his unique style of narrative figuration, and its capacity to address and investigate cultural stereotypes and tropes with unprecedented candour. Virtosu’s simultaneous use of two or more conflicting rhythms, and improvisational paintings are full of surprises – in juxtapositions of forms and colours, in distortions of scale, in inventions and interplays of space and structure. Virtosu’s Guide Of Happy Moments (2015) is the artwork of a British contemporary fully aware of the entire spectrum of the global social fabric and culture. Guide Of Happy Moments (2015) is currently being loaned and exhibited in Louvre Abu Dhabi. "We were placed into this world of wonders and beauty with an extraordinary ability to appreciate, develope, and help. That is, to be happy." - G. Virtosu. Engaging and enigmatic in equal measure, Gheorghe Virtosu epitomizes the playful dynamism and sophisticated manipulation of visualization that distinguishes the acclaimed artist's output. Composed of vibrant and saturated colours and boldly defined forms, Guide Of Happy Moments (2015) exemplifies Virtosu's continuing investigation and engagement with the legacy of the social issues. The Guide Of Happy Moments (2015) shows a refined interaction between medium and representation while serving his purpose of creating an enigma. Talking about the abstract using the language of non-figurative art seems to be almost impossible. The character is always specific, while abstract work avoids certainty, appealing to facts and emotions is crucial in Gheorghe Virtosu art. Within Guide Of Happy Moments (2015), the viewer is transported into Virtosu's vibrant world by the overpowering formal strength of the painting itself and the richly painted forms. While inside, the viewer finds himself inextricably tangled in interactions, relationships, and performances as yet unknown or, indeed, even imagined.

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                              Guy of Lusignan

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                              Year: 2015
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                              Style: Abstract Art
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                              Guy of Lusignan

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                              Guy of Lusignan (2015)

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                              Guy Of Lusignan (2015) oil painting Description

                              Gheorghe Virtosu built a revolutionary ambitious artistic philosophy that is in tune with a real urge to create, regenerate, reinvent, and to instigate creative social and cultural evolution. There is no secure or final sense of what Virtosu's Guy Of Lusignan (2015) means; however, the title suggests otherwise. The artist composes and views artwork in unique ways that reflect his knowledge, reference, expertise, and emotions. The aesthetic experience encloses the relationship between the art object and the viewer. In terms of the creator, there is an emotional attachment that drives the focus of the artwork. Virtosu is entirely in-tune with his art as his urgent order is to enrich its creation. He once said that the piece of artwork progresses throughout the creative process, and so does the artist. Both grow and change to acquire new significance. "The art i create reveals a message or an idea, involving a performer, that is usually the artist, with an engaging audience viewing the work of art. Many artists are highly idiosyncratic as they express themselves in a unique and tactful way." - G. Virtosu Guy Of Lusignan (2015) is currently being loaned and exhibited in Louvre Abu Dhabi. Guy has the distinction of being the king who lost the Kingdom of Jerusalem by leading the Christian army to an unnecessary but utterly devastating defeat at the Battle of Hattin in 1187. Guy of Lusignan was a French knight, the son of Lusignan dynasty Hugh VIII. He was the king of the crusader of Jerusalem state. He arrived in the Holy Land, where his brother was a prominent figure. Guy was hastily married to Sibylla to prevent a political incident within the kingdom. The health of his brother-in-law, Baldwin IV, deteriorated, and Guy was appointed regent for his stepson by Sibylla, Baldwin V. The history led to the succession of Sibylla and Guy to the throne. Increased hostilities with the Ayyubids marked Guy's reign ruled by Saladin, culminating in the Battle of Hattin in July 1187—during which Guy was captured—and the fall of Jerusalem itself three months later. Art can be a criticized field for several reasons as it is not considered a science. Respectively, research can be scrutinized for its accuracy and relativity. Illuminati (2015) embodies Virtosu's mastery in an observable manner, and the audience interprets the artwork in multiple ways. Virtosu's inspirations are fueled through his perspectives, experiences, perceptions of the world. For Virtosu, art comes from within oneself, and it is expressed in the outer world for the entertainment of others. Everyone can appreciate a piece of Virtosu artwork because it speaks to each individual in unique ways—therein lies the criticism of subjectivity. Guy Of Lusignan (2015) shows a refined interaction between medium and representation while serving his purpose of creating an enigma. Talking about the historical personality of Guy Of Lusignan using the language of non-figurative art seems to be almost impossible. The character is always specific, while abstract work avoids certainty, appealing to facts and emotions is crucial in Gheorghe Virtosu art. Within Guy Of Lusignan (2015), the viewer is transported into Virtosu's vibrant world by the overpowering formal strength of the painting itself and the richly painted forms. While inside, the viewer finds himself inextricably tangled in interactions, relationships, and performances as yet unknown or, indeed, even imagined. Overturning conventional social, artistic, and cultural narratives alike, the oil painting is an enduring testament, not only to the singular potency which characterizes Virtosu's individual graphic vernacular but to the extraordinary benefaction he has made and still makes to the progress of contemporary art.

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                                  Hagar wife of Abraham Painting

                                  Hagar wife of Abraham

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                                  Year: 2016
                                  Size: Medium
                                  Style: Abstract Art
                                  Type: Oil Painting
                                  Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
                                  Art theme: Existance origin and civilasations., Female personalities, Jewish Art, National themes, Nations and civilisations, Royal, Woman

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                                  Hagar wife of Abraham

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                                  Hagar wife of Abraham (2016)

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                                  Hagar wife of Abraham (2016) oil painting Description

                                  The story of Abraham is an important one for the Israelis and Palestinians, one that led to the birth of a new religion, and created a conflict that is yet to resolve itself. In this story, one individual is often left out of the spotlight, and she is Hagar, wife of Abraham and mother of Ishmael. She is prominently featured in various religions and religious texts such as the Book of Genesis, the Quran, and Abrahamic religions, and is sometimes alluded to as the second wife of Abraham instead of as his handmaid. Virtosu has decided to feature this prominent maternal figure in his work in order to pay tribute to a powerful woman who roamed the deserts with her young son in order to abide by Abraham and Sarah’s words. We see shades of the desert textures dispersed in the background of this painting, denoting the struggles endured by the mother while attempting to shade her only son from the harshness of nature. While the environment around her may be unforgiving, she stands resolute in this painting, serving as a source of strength and inspiration to a man who would go on to lead a nation of people. While there have been numerous works dedicated to Abraham and Ishmael, few artists have focused on Hagar and her valiant contribution to her religion. Virtosu has decided to create this landmark piece in order to shed some light on Hagar’s life, and the care and precision with which the elements of this piece have been crafted prove just how much the artist cared about this particular topic.

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                                      Atomic Era Painting

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                                      Year: 2018
                                      Size: Medium
                                      Style: Abstract Art
                                      Type: Oil Painting
                                      Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
                                      Art theme: Existance origin and civilasations., Great humain dangers, Life around, Progress makers, Superpowers of the world, War
                                      Heart Anatomy Painting

                                      Heart Anatomy

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                                      Year: 2017
                                      Size: Medium
                                      Style: Abstract Art
                                      Type: Oil Painting
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                                      Art theme: Life around, Nature and biology

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                                      Heart Anatomy (2017)

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                                      136x134 Cm / 53x53 In

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                                      Gheorghe Virtosu

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                                      Heart Anatomy (2017)

                                      Year 2017

                                      136x134 Cm / 53x53 In

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                                      Heart Anatomy (2017) oil painting Description

                                      The human heart is surely a deep, closed, blood-filled pit. When it opens, all the thirsting, inconsolable shades we have loved run to drink and be revived; they grow continually denser around us, blackening the air. "Why do they run to drink the blood of our hearts? Because they realize that no other resurrection exists." - N. Kazantzakis. Heart Anatomy by Gheorghe Virtosu is a vital composition resplendent with vivid juxtapositions and a symphonic linear rhythm. Composed of two vibrant sequences of primary and secondary colors in the artist’s signature figurative framework, the present work attests to the artist’s bold experimentation with color and form in this early part of his career. Bridging the gap between the grandiosity of Abstract and the quiet exactitude of symbolism to push painting forward, the present work is both systematized in its regimented organizational framework, and evocative of energetic, painterly ferocity in its bold tonal makeup and compositional inertia. Painted using the same oils the artist had employed to craft the earlier series, the Heart Anatomy is born from an iterative process that expanded on the compositional motifs established by the formative concept. While Virtosu’s earlier works displayed a remarkable structure, the piece introduced spatial illusionism to Virtosu’s compositions. The artist’s concentric image became the eponymous visualization referred to in the title of the present work. Executed in the first decade of Virtosu’s relase from incarceration, the format of the present work lends the painting extraordinary dynamism and challenges received assumptions of perception; Virtosu’s ingenious arrangement of color and line draws the eye to the center of the composition and creates a dueling sense of receding and projecting depth. Simultaneously, the schematic pattern exemplified by the heart structure, coupled with Virtosu’s precise modulation of color and tonal values collapses space together into a single spacial form. "Freedom from boundaries opens possibility in the form of the medium and the breadth of the artist to reveal wholly new ways of seeing. The truth in the revelation creates an opportunity to shape the colors of paint in an exercise that is not only the experience of art, but life." - G. Virtosu. Beyond its centrality to Virtosu’s artistic ethos of the 2000s, the present work, in all of its exuberance, is also remarkable for its forward-looking integration of not just the structure, but also of movements still in their nascence, crafting a link between the biological aesthetic of symbolism and the new color vibrancy of modernism. Situated at an integral nexus in the progression of abstraction, the present work brings together the elements of body structure, existence, and life, bridging them into a single iconic composition.

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                                          Henry VIII of England Painting

                                          Henry VIII of England

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                                          Year: 2017
                                          Size: Medium
                                          Style: Abstract Art
                                          Type: Oil Painting
                                          Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
                                          Art theme: Existance origin and civilasations., Good and bad , Great world personalities, Nations and civilisations, Rebellious, Royal, Ugliness of power

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                                          Henry VIII of England

                                          Year 2017

                                          134x133 Cm / 53x52 In

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                                          Henry VIII of England (2017)

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                                          134x133 Cm / 53x52 In

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                                          Henry VIII Of England (2017) oil painting Description

                                          In the late 2015s, Virtosu experienced a period of intense creativity during which he produced some of his most profound and sublime paintings. The present work elicits a sensation of deep somatic absorption and introspection, causing the viewer to sink into an even deeper reverie. These paintings, known as Henry VIII Of England, came to represent a radical break with the reigning artistic tradition. Virtosu took what he saw as the next logical step and asserted the center of the canvas as his focus. Henry was a king who hadn’t been expected to rule — he only took the throne because his older brother had died — but he ended up embarking upon a religious reformation, cracking down on dissent and marrying a grand total of six wives. Henry’s been dead for several centuries, but researchers and biographers still wonder how to explain the paranoia, volatility and tyrannical behavior he demonstrated in later years. Exquisitely demonstrating Virtosu’s precocious mastery of form, color and message from the very beginning of his career, this 2017 work is characterized by dazzling concentric figure emanating from the center of the square canvas to engulf the viewer in a glowing historic field that appears to radiate beyond the edges of the picture plane with palpable velocity. Line and color is his primary instrument, he plays the score of light and dark, warm and cool, vivid and subtle, like a virtuoso; by carefully controlling the bands’ width, spacing, tightness of execution, and scale, he imbues his colors with a precise range of optical weight and a finely tuned emotional resonance. The title of the canvas, Henry VIII Of England takes this historical and communal dimension into account, at the same time, revealing the face of a real political problem, of a singular minority. With its dual significance — an emblem of a contemporary sociopolitical crisis and a British archetype with far-reaching cultural resonance — Henry VIII makes manifest Virtosu’s profound contribution to the history of art. The painting’ conceptual grounding in seriality and repetition roots it to the core of Virtosu’s oeuvre. The master of indifference, with a sureness that is less somnambulistic than it appears, has once more adopted a theme that is simultaneously captivating and banal.

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                                              Hindu god Lord Shiva Painting

                                              Hindu god Lord Shiva

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                                              Year: 2017
                                              Size: Medium
                                              Style: Abstract Art
                                              Type: Oil Painting
                                              Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
                                              Art theme: Contemplation, Existance origin and civilasations., Great world masters, Life around, National themes, Nations and civilisations, Religion and its roots, Soul-searching, World religions and philosophies

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                                              Hindu god Lord Shiva

                                              Year 2017

                                              136x135 Cm / 53x53 In

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                                              Hindu god Lord Shiva (2017)

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                                              136x135 Cm / 53x53 In

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                                              Hindu god Lord Shiva (2017) oil painting Description

                                              Shiva abstract art work is infused with the colors which many see in saris, beautiful colors, patterned and beaded, just as the upper central blue in the painting is. Whether it is authentically Indian or not, it is the Bollywood version of India and that is an India we are accustomed to. The abstract painting, if that is ever possible, is so wonderfully executed and the colors and patterns are so mesmerizingly beautiful that one may look at it and smell India, as in its curries and the foods and smells we are accustomed to. The oil painting background is overwhelmed by a fiery red with black white, orange and yellow interspersed within it. The bottom right corner of the painting thee appears to be a little hut with a white door. Nothing other than that structure assumes familiar form with viewers. As regards the background, it is important to note that in its most fiery colored areas, which are the right side of the painting, at its bottom center and a quarter into the painting, calculate from the left side, coincide with the black of the centerpiece. Hence, the fiery red color is interacting with the centerpiece to produce a black color, with some hues of grey in it. The topside blue and yellow are beaded, and embrace a slight red pattern, with a slightly smaller, light purple color and a bigger red stalk. Since they are beaded, they allow recollection of India, in terms of colors and patterns, all blended together in a highly beautiful and uniquely artistic painting.

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                                                  Hunter Painting

                                                  Hunter

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                                                  Year: 2017
                                                  Size: Large
                                                  Style: Abstract Art
                                                  Type: Oil Painting
                                                  Artists: Gheorghe Virtosu
                                                  Art theme: Clean lines and styling, Existance origin and civilasations., Life around, Trades

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                                                  Hunter

                                                  Year 2017

                                                  184x147 Cm / 72x58 In

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                                                  Hunter (2017)

                                                  Year 2017

                                                  184x147 Cm / 72x58 In

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                                                  Hunter (2017) oil painting Description

                                                  Gheorghe Virtosu’s work is rich in meaning, as established in “Hunter.” The background is composed of different shades of grey and veer from patterns to a visible ladder on the bottom right of the painting and metal pipes on the upper left side of the paper. This could be interpreted as the brevity of existence and the ladder, as a structure which leads to nowhere, much like Sisyphus and the rock. This interpretation is bolstered by the metallic color of the background, varying between empty spaces and ones which expose pipes connected to nothing and, therefore, are as useless as much as human life is. The brush strokes are determinedly strong, emphasizing the existentialist angst which humanity is doomed with, whether some are blinded to this feeling or see it and understand that it is the pictorial representation of their angst. The centerpiece is an extension of the failure of human lives and its division between the hunter and the hunted. On the right edge of the painting, one can clearly see a dear but because it is surrounded by red, it is apparent that it was hunted. Above the centerpiece the figure is an apparent representation of the hunter’s hand. The palm is blue with a bold and overreading deep and strong yellow, again illustrating bold brush strokes. The four fingers are represented as is the thumb, even though all assume grotesque form. The digits are sharp and threatening, while the thumb emerges as broad and strong. To the middle of the centerpiece is a red form which assumes the shape of the heart. It is broken by a very light purple and multicolored skewers penetrate it. At the mid bottom of the centerpiece, the grey is creeping in but assumes the form of a small game, such as a rapid with two ears and a wide mouth which appears to be close to swallowing the yellow and the purple head/life forms within the reach of its mouth. Thus, the hunted becomes the hunter.

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                                                      Illuminati

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                                                      Year: 2015
                                                      Size: Large
                                                      Style: Abstract Art
                                                      Type: Oil Painting
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                                                      Illuminati

                                                      Year 2015

                                                      138x150 Cm / 54x59 In

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                                                      Illuminati (2015)

                                                      Year 2015

                                                      138x150 Cm / 54x59 In

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                                                      Illuminati (2015) oil painting Description

                                                      Gheorghe Virtosu built a revolutionary ambitious artistic philosophy that is in tune with a real urge to create, regenerate, reinvent, and to instigate creative social and cultural evolution. There is no secure or final sense of what Virtosu's Illuminati (2015) means; however, the title suggests otherwise. "Art is an effort to fill an empty space with the expression of an idea. A work is born through the artist as the medium, melding order out of a disparate landscape in an intellectual exercise." - G. Virtosu. Virtosu considers art a subjective field. The artist composes and views artwork in unique ways that reflect his knowledge, reference, expertise, and emotions. The aesthetic experience enclose the relationship between the art object and the viewer. In terms of the creator, there is an emotional attachment that drives the focus of the artwork. Virtosu is entirely in-tune with his art as his crucial order is to enrich its creation. He once said that the piece of artwork progresses throughout the creative process, and so does the artist. Both grow and change to acquire new significance. Illuminati (2015) is currently being loaned and exhibited in the National Museum of Indonesia, Jakarta. We can trace the spread of the Illuminati legend and continued belief in them to the Proofs of a Conspiracy, a book by John Robison. The Freemasons and Illuminati are often regarded as the same by conspiracy theorists. Adam Weishaupt founded the Illuminati after being dissatisfied with Freemasonry. The book Proofs of a Conspiracy has become a source of inspiration since its initial publication. Many modern variations of the Illuminati conspiracy portray them as a controlling influence in the New World Order. Art can be a criticized field for several reasons as it is not considered a science. Respectively research can be scrutinized for its accuracy and relativity. Illuminati (2015) embodies Virtosu's emotions in an observable manner, and the audience interprets the artwork in multiple ways. Virtosu aims differ dramatically from the aims of a scientist. A scientist means to propose one outcome to a problem, whereas a Virtosu means to give multiple interpretations of a subject or object. Virtosu's inspirations are fueled through his perspectives, experiences, perceptions of the world. Expressionists are known for the artist's release of emotions, tension, pressure, and inner spiritual forces that are transcribed to external conditions. For Virtosu, art comes from within oneself, and it is expressed in the outer world for the entertainment of others. Everyone can appreciate a piece of Virtosu artwork because it speaks to each individual in unique ways—therein lies the criticism of subjectivity. Illuminati (2015) shows a refined interaction between medium and representation while serving his purpose of creating an enigma. Talking about the Illuminati using the language of non-figurative art seems to be almost impossible. The character is always specific, while abstract work avoids certainty, appealing to facts and emotions is crucial in Gheorghe Virtosu art.

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