The hugely influential Latvian-born artist, Vija Celmins, stunned the art world in the 1970s with her beautiful and illusionistic paintings of nature in tonal gradations of gray. Celmins is highly-sensitive to the psychological implications of the artistic process when making images, imbuing her photorealistic works with a strange contemplative sense.
Born in 1938, the artist fled to East Germany with her family during the Second… Read more
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With news of a Retrospective at the San Francisco MoMA in 2018, attention on Vija Celmins is about to go into overdrive, and, according to the Art Market Monitor, now is the perfect time to invest in her work. Celebrating the elegance of imperfection and organic detail, the American artist can spend months on a single work.