Katarzyna Mazur in conversation with Maciej Durski and Tomasz Jacykow
This unique event that took place at the Quadrilion gallery attracted many lovers of art and fashion. Why was it fashion? Because during the opening the artist – Maciej Durski together with Tomasz Jacykow – stylist, talked about the influence of art on fashion and vice versa. These two areas merge with each other, and extraordinary works of Maciej Durski can become an inspiration for the best fashion designers.
„I fight with my paintings every day and I like it” in conversation with Maciej Durski
Looking at the biographies of visual artists of different eras, one can get the impression that for many artists art was not a choice but an internal necessity. It seems that it is similar with Maciej Durski, who balances between the abstraction and figurative art. He has been painting consistently for thirty years. In an interview with the Rynek i Sztuka, the artist talks about the beginnings of his creative passion, painting evolution and inspirations.
„Maciej Durski. Discovering the representational in non-representational”
text: Antonina Rostowska, website: ANYWHERE
Expressive, colorful spots. Fast brush movements. Dynamics and randomness of a painting gesture. Suddenly, out of the richness of color, the outline of the character emerges unexpectedly. Intentional, primary chaos is subordinated to the figure emerging from it. This is how the creative process of Maciej Durski looks like.
“There is too little time to look away from anything “- In conversation with Maciej Durski
He works dynamically. His inspiration comes from everyday life and culture – film, music, literature, fashion. Who is Maciej Durski – the creator of colorful, expressive canvases on which humanoid forms emerge from the multitude of abstract patches?
Emotions and intellect. Paintings created by Maciej Durski
The variety of colors, the accumulation of shapes, the fortuity of the composition’s component parts – these elements at first glance distinguish the painting creativity of Maciej Durski. It is enough, however, to take a closer look at the artist’s paintings in order to find both the unquestionably dominant emotional element and a contrasting, perhaps initially imperceptible, intellectual factor.