My childhood was very important for my development as an artist. I was born on April 2, 1971 in a small Romanian village surrounded by forests, a settlement where no modern facility had ever existed - not even electricity. I grew up imagining the "outside world", making my own toys out of wood and clay, watching and studying nature. When I was 7 my family moved to a nearby larger village. There I started to broaden my horizons but at the same time lose my childhood. I started to discover civilization, as it was, and many times I had a feeling of "deja-vu": seeing that things I had only imagined before actually existed.
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I believe the world is too empty, artistically speaking. If every ancestor had left us a page of a journal, a poem, a statue, a painting or just a scratching on a wall, our cultural heritage would have been immense and we would have understood our roots much better.
In order to be a part of the world's cultural heritage I have tried to tell my story and using images I have put into these paintings everything I wanted to say. Surrealism has been a challenge for me: not only have I needed advanced technical skills, like the old masters, but also a good and vast imagination and some knowledge of philosophy, history, symbolism and psychology.
Happy Birthday! Security and stability are exceptionally important to you, but that doesn’t mean you don’t take any risks—they are simply calculated ones. You are highly intuitive and positive, and can articulate yourself well. Often, partnerships bring the most success into your life. However, you often take on more responsibility than others. You are never pretentious, answering to your own inner voice and inspiration.Famous people born today: Hans Christian Anderson, Marvin Gaye, Emmylou Harris, Michael Fassbender, Charlemagne, Alec Guinness, Antonio Sabàto, Sr., Linda Hunt, Reggie Smith, Aaron Lohr, & fellow deviant Scotty6000