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32 ARTIST PROFILE Diana Kirova

XV, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 50 cm

Diana Kirova


vivid sense of energy and emotion is experienced from the first viewing of Diana Kirova’s expressive works in paint.

From clear, ice-blue backgrounds that could equally represent a never-ending expanse of sky or the depths of a deep aquamarine sea, dramatic forms of ships and sails emerge as if flying. They appear abstracted and retracted but still perfectly descriptive of the vessels they represent. The exclusion of any form of horizon

in her paintings creates a space without limits; where sky and the sea are together. Originally from Bulgaria, Kirova is now based in Rome. She has had a passion for painting since childhood, although her varied life has seen her having to cease her practice many times. In 2008 she returned to the canvas, and has exhibited regularly in Rome throughout the last nine years.

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