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40 ARTIST PROFILE Edith Torony

Edith Torony

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amiliar artefacts emerge among the scattered debris and abstract marks which populate Edith Torony’s canvases, exploring memory, consumerism and superficiality. Her works are desolate spaces; invaded by everything we don’t need any more but which are not easily removed. Torony considers her process as a perpetual search; exploring ways in which she thinks differently as a ‘visual seeker’. Throughout her years as an artist she has experimented with various techniques; photography, digital manipulation and painting. Her canvases, which

Junkyard Symphony XIX, 2017, acrylic and spray on canvas, 150 x 200 cm

combine acrylic with spray paint, reconstruct the world, starting from a real place close to the artist; isolating everyday objects from their context and reducing everything else to what is essential. The result is collage-like pieces where the subject sits just as if it always belonged there – a recycle bin of memories. Based in Romania, Tonory has exhibited regularly since 2006 in group and solo shows. Since 2011 she has been a Member of the Fine Artists Union of Romania. toronyedith.blogspot.com e_torony@yahoo.com

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An artist observes the world around us. They are both participant and outsider looking in; taking notes and representing what they see thro...

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An artist observes the world around us. They are both participant and outsider looking in; taking notes and representing what they see thro...

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