"Where does the painting end and the painted begin? Look closely and you will find your answer.."
Dominic-Petru Virtosu, born in 1983 in Bucharest, Romania, has emerged as a prominent artist with a rich and diverse background. Completing his formal artistic education with a license in painting under the guidance of esteemed Romanian artist Florin Ciubotaru, he further pursued a master's degree at the Bucharest National University of Arts in 2013. Concurrently, Virtosu attended the prestigious Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig as an exchange student, where he honed his style and color palette under the watchful eye of Annette Schroter.
Virtosu's German education laid the foundation for his strong work ethic and discipline, which have driven his artistic practice's continuous development over the years. Additionally, his French heritage fostered a deep connection to the cultural and artistic milieu of Paris, granting him access to some of the most prestigious and influential museums of the time. His latest works reflect the artist's ambition to initiate profound conversations or which embody his aspiration to simply celebrate the beauty of color and nature. Through the refined strokes of thick oil on immaculate backgrounds, Virtosu brings the flora to life, captivating the viewer's gaze.
Dominic Virtosu's unique blend of cultural influences and artistic exploration results in a visually stunning and thought-provoking body of work. His diverse experiences and education have shaped him into a versatile artist whose creations resonate with art collectors and enthusiasts worldwide. By skillfully weaving together themes of introspection, societal reflection, and an appreciation for the natural world, Virtosu invites viewers to embark on a journey of discovery and contemplation through his captivating paintings. As his artistic practice continues to evolve, Dominic Virtosu's compelling creations are sure to leave an indelible mark on the international art scene.
"DOMINIC VIRTOSU"Debut Exhibition of Dominic Virtosu 29 Jul - 20 Aug 2022IMPULSE GALLERY is delighted to introduce the new representation of Dominic Virtosu in Lucerne, Switzerland. Dominic-Petru Virtosu was born in 1983 in Bucharest, Romania. He completed his formal artistic education with a license in painting in the class of renowned Romanian artist Florin Ciubotaru and a master's in 2013 at...Read more