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Ducklings. Photograph

Valeria Nikitina


Photography, C-type on Canvas

Size: 51.2 W x 51.2 H x 0.4 D in

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Ducklings. Limited edition . Just one signed art object available.This striking photograph features a composition of plastic ducklings accompanying a singular, distinguished mother duck against a bold red background. The image is a masterclass in contrast and juxtaposition, with layers of meaning that invite both scrutiny and introspection. The mother duck, with her regal and perhaps slightly exaggerated demeanor, stands out as the focal point amidst her uniform, plastic progeny. Her distinguishing features, though artificial, command attention and evoke notions of leadership and nurturing, despite the synthetic nature of her existence. The plastic ducklings, identical and mass-produced, further amplify her unique presence and underline a commentary on individuality versus conformity. The vivid red backdrop serves more than a mere visual enhancement; it symbolizes intensity, passion, and urgency. In this context, it adds a layer of urgency to the narrative, perhaps questioning the nature of authenticity in an increasingly manufactured world. The stark brightness of the red also juxtaposes sharply with the artificiality of the subjects, creating a tension that is both visually and conceptually compelling. This composition sparks a dialogue on the nature of authenticity and artificiality in contemporary society. The mother duck, an ostensible symbol of guardianship and care, is rendered in plastic, prompting viewers to consider the implications of artificiality in roles traditionally associated with genuine emotion and responsibility. Meanwhile, the uniformity of the ducklings speaks to the commodification of identity and the ease with which uniqueness can be overshadowed by mass production.

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Photography:C-type on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:51.2 W x 51.2 H x 0.4 D in

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"I AGREE WITH THE OLD JAPAN TRUTH: PAINTING REQUIRES THREE THINGS - HANDS, EYES AND HEART" Valeria Nikitina is a Hungarian artist based in Hungary. Her paintings are made in the style of modern Art Deco. Professional painting experience over 10 years. Participant of numerous international exhibitions. Her works could be found in private and corporate collections around the World. All her paintings are made in remarkable style and showing bright color contrasts, beautiful animals, vibrant colors, symbolism, modern painting trends combined with Art-Nouveau and Art Deco chic. Brightness, combination the features of different styles. Using rich ornaments that refer to ethnic motifs and the traditional culture of Byzantium, Asia. Working primarily with acryl, tempera, oil, leaf gold and colored potal.

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