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ABSTRACT DEPTHS AT RAITMAN ART GALLERIES

Kristof Kosmowski’s artwork explores a world of mystery and excitement Kristof Kosmowski and his artistic wife, Noemi, grew up under communist rule in Poland, which Noemi describes as “a really sad … grey nation.” These days, Kristof’s abstract landscapes, full of rich colors, texture and emotional energy, show no signs of his original homeland’s despair — but they do include its masterful European traditions. Kosmowski earned his graduate degree in graphic design at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in 1982. As a commercial graphic designer, he designed movie posters for studios and stamps depicting various sports for the Polish Postal Service. He trained at the Escola Massana Centre d’Art in Barcelona, and by the time he was 25, his vivid sports portrayals led to 25 one-man shows in Poland, Germany and Finland. In 1984, the Kosmowskis escaped from Poland to Germany with their two toddlers. They had always intended to […]

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Art All Weekend!

This upcoming weekend is full of art! There will be multiple gallery exhibitions; Galerie Zuger, Karats Vail, Claggett Rey Gallery, Squash Blossom, Raitman Art Galleries, and Vail International Gallery. Vail International Gallery Vail International Gallery will be hosting Mikhail Turovsky’s opening this weekend on Friday from 5 – 7 pm. The artist will be at attendance. “Born in Kiev in 1933, Mikhail Turovsky’s life and art reflect the great achievements, turmoil and triumph of the twentieth century. Beloved within the émigré community of New York, Turovsky and his wife Sophia escaped the Soviet Union and came to America in 1979. Since then his art has garnered accolades and exhibitions around the world. Turovsky’s art is rooted in Modernism, which was banned by the Soviets. His imagery is deeply personal reflecting the power and the importance of the individual- a clear rejection of the restrictions Soviet society placed on him as […]