"Comfort", oil on canvas, 50x40cm, 2018
The painting is part of series "Thread of femininity". The main subject of the paintings is female figure. Ornaments in the backgrounds to control the mood of an artwork. Women are covered in delicate materials and placed them in colorful backgrounds. The focus is on delicate and soft forms of the models and the game of shadow and light. Laces are used as an ornament. The main subject is female emotions. Even though there are no portraits, the feelings are expressed through body language. The series is a study of female nature and the delicate and sensitive aspects.
Aleksandra Kalisz, b. 1992, Gdynia, Poland. Currently living and working in Venice, Italy. Studied Fine Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk. Got Master degree in the studio of Maciej Świeszewski in 2016. In 2014 participated in LPP Erasmus programme in Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain. Specializes in painting, drawing, and installation.
Kalisz have been drawing and painting since childhood. In her works, she focuses on lines and colors where she chooses the topics of interests which is often inspired by travels.
Currently, she is working on project "Act of pattern" where she is focused on the female body. Concentrated on the delicate and soft forms of the woman body she plays the game of shadows where light shows parts of women’s figures covered in patterned materials placed on colorful backgrounds.