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The Doorless Bar

Single piece Signed Dated Titled

Reference

779c9224

Year

2019

Medium

Paintings

Size

120 x 80 x 2.5 cm
47.24 x 32 x 0.98 in

Price

3500,00 €

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  • About the work

Oil on canvas

The artwork made part form the solo show ONIRIX. ONIRIX is a project about how we remember and interpret our own dreams. Nine years ago the artist has three dreams in three different nights. He paint this dreams in three parts, each part having three sequences. The results is the nine paintings, every panting representing a scene from the three dreams. Each painting has attached a text written by the artist like in a screen play.

Scene V - The Doorless Bar - FM

I entered the doorless bar and the small-looking exterior led into a spacious interior. The chairs laying upside-down on the round tables, the freshly clean floors and bar and the fact that the lights were off; all indicated that the bar had recently been closed. I started to look around for a telephone, but I soon got lost in wonder looking at the whole-wall fresco that perfectly depicted the view from outside. I could not understand how it was made, because as I stood in the doorway, looking at the fresco, then to the view outside and moving my sight in all directions, all the lines from the road, the mountains, everything aligned perfectly, every single time. While I was studying this phenomenon, I noticed a very small black dot, moving from the darkest part of the mural towards the other side of the painted sky, on the right. It was getting bigger as it was very slowly advancing, like it was coming from somewhere behind those mountains. But that was even more puzzling, because the dot appeared like it was painted on the wall as well. At one point the dot was big enough or near enough to be able to distinguish what it was. But what I saw was utterly perplexing: a white-winged half sleeping lion was cruising through the icy painted sky.


About the Artist

1986 Reghin, Romania

Mihai Florea was born in 1986 in Reghin, Transylvania, Romania. He is one of the leading young artists from Romania with exhibitions in USA, Turkey, Germany. A graduate of the University of Art Bucharest, Mihai Florea discusses in an ironic-comic key some of the most important events that had marked or mark the contemporary society. His works could be found in important private collections from Romania, Austria, Germany, USA.

Mihai Florea is represented by Anaid Art Gallery since 2011.


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Berlin, Kurfürstendamm 195

Anaid Art Gallery is from 15 years on the contemporary art market. The gallery has a gallery space in Bucharest, Romania, since 2004 and an operational office in Berlin, Germany since 2015.German Our goal is to present the most innovative and intriguing contemporary art from emergent and established artists. The gallery strives to present a dynamic program o...

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