We often presume that artists can express themselves better through their works than through the medium of words. This cannot be said of all artists; however, many of them do expect the viewer to do the work of interpreting their particular form of language.
I just want those who appreciate my work to find their own personal interpretation of each piece and for them to draw their own conclusions with regard to meaning.
Cristian Boian, one of the few Romanian graphic designers and digital illustrators whose work is recognised on the world stage, also turns to this ‘technique’ because he believes that the person looking at his work should be the one who decides what grabs his or her attention about this or that line.
Boain says, “I don’t like to talk about my work. I’m really a man of few words. I just want those who appreciate my work to find their own personal interpretation of each piece and for them to draw their own conclusions with regard to meaning.”
Those who know Cristian will tell you that he loves to experiment with new technologies to create curious collections in which the union between lines and dots determine the final result. In his work, the use of colour and shape recalls the cosmic movement of the 60s and 70s, during which the psychedelic style exploded with huge visual impact. They are ambiguous but very graphic pieces, with texture in a space of flat volumes, false symmetry and complex stories. They are worlds within worlds.
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