Stephen Najda Artist Catalog | Agora Gallery

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STEPHEN NAJDA

Stephen Najda explores the human form in all its complexity from a multitude of perspectives; ranging from the classical nude to the tragedy of the human condition to abstraction of the mind by using a juxtaposition of vivid color, delineating line, intriguing form, and fluid brush strokes to create a powerful narrative. Many of the paintings at first appear impenetrable, but the ambiguity is the essence of the work. Art is an adventure and when painting Najda likes to delve into the unknown. He regards it as a voyage of discovery, an exploration of the primitive-self, exploring the boundary between imagination and subconscious dream, to produce an “abstraction of thought” or elemental art “quantism”.

Najda will exhibit Ghosts in the Wall at Agora Gallery in December 2022. This painting was done in Poland as a homage to the artist’s Polish heritage and the innocent lives lost to the atrocities of brutal dictators. History is repeating itself today with the Russian invasion of Ukraine .

Najda was born in Glasgow, Scotland and currently spends his time between Poland and Scotland. Often described as Renaissance Man, Najda is a polymath, knowledgeable about sciences, literature, and the arts. Najda’s exploration of creative development encompasses mediums that span from painting and drawing to photography, sculpture, and video.

*10% of the proceeds from the sales of this artwork will be donated to Save the Children, a non-governmental organization dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged children around the world.

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Ghosts in the Wall, 2019 Acrylic on Canvas 51” x 94.5” $12000 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
Albino woman with mother beside a dead tree, near Moshi, Tanzania Oil on Canvas 25.5” x 19.5”
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Death in a Cold Land, 2015 Acrylic on Canvas 35.5” x 35.5” $10150
Death of the Innocent, 2016 Acrylic on Canvas 27.5” x 39.5” $10050 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
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Death of the Virgin Solider, 2019 Acrylic on Canvas 27.5” x 39.5” $10050
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Indian Dancer with Gold and Blue Sari Ink on Paper 33” x 23.5” $9800
Man with Dead Boy, 2016 Acrylic on Canvas 39.5” x 29.5” $10100 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
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Man with Skull, Woman with Child and the Tumbleweed of Life in the Middle Oil on Canvas 39.5” x 27.5” $10050
Molly Pregnant Oil on Canvas 27.5” x 27.5” $9750 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM Rain On My Window Oil on Canvas 18” x 14” $9150
Silent Witness, 2015 Acrylic on Canvas 27.5” x 19.5” $9550 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM The Blessed and the Innocent, 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 27.5” x 39.5” $10050
The Burlesque Dancers Oil on Canvas 39.5” x 27.5” $10050 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM The Edge of the Apocalypse, 2017 Acrylic on Canvas 35.5” x 35.5” $10150
The Fallen Angel, 2016 Acrylic on Canvas 27.5” x 19.5” $9550 BUY ON ART-MINE.COM
BUY ON ART-MINE.COM The Silence of Darkness, 2015 Acrylic on Canvas 31.5” x 23.5” $9750

My art explores the human form in all its complexity from a multitude of perspectives; ranging from the classical nude to the tragedy of the human condition to abstraction of the mind, by using a juxtaposition of vivid color, delineating line, intriguing form, and fluid brush strokes to create a powerful narrative. Many of my paintings at first appear impenetrable, but the ambiguity is the essence of the work. Art is an adventure. I like to go into the unknown and paint what I don’t know. This is a voyage of discovery, an exploration of the primitive-self, exploring the boundary between imagination and subconscious dream, to produce an ‘abstraction of thought.’ I call this elemental art ‘quantism.’

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