I am fascinated with the process of arranging abstract shapes on the surface, in which everyone, even without a plot, will ultimately find something deeply personal and touching.—Varvara Drobina
Filled with countless allusions from various art forms, from cinema to theatre, from poetry to music, Varvara Drobina's artworks are strikingly powerful and have a lasting aftertaste.
Decorative without becoming superficial, illustrative without becoming restrictive, they speak at both figurative and abstract levels.
Photo: © Valeria Privalikhina
VIDEOS AND INTERVIEWS
AT THE INTERSECTION OF ARTS: LITTERATURE, POETRY, THEATRE
"I am fortunate to find inspiration in literature and poetry. That is why some of my works have an illustrative nature with some kind of a plot."
LINOCUTS: DECORATIVE APPROACH
"I was strongly influenced by Kandinsky with his putting music on paper, hearing colours. I admire this freedom of action and a departure from reality."