To paint is my way of analysing and understanding the world. My themes are always derived from everyday experiences and impressions. In my paintings I explore topics like movement, energy, contrast and the mystery of emotions. I am interested in how they interconnect into body language as the true expression of the individual.

Paola Minekov, Artist. Get in touch with me
To paint is my way of analysing and understanding the world. My themes are always derived from everyday experiences and impressions. In my paintings I explore topics like movement, energy, contrast and the mystery of emotions. I am interested in how they interconnect into body language as the true expression of the individual.

Paola Minekov, Artist. Get in touch with me
Abstract Bloom

Abstract Bloom

Blossoming nature is deconstructed to essential forms and illuminated by a delicate ensemble of deep blue shades. The excitement of a new beginning is projected with elegant spiral shapes and the brighter tones of the colours surrounding the petals.
Still Life in White

Still Life in White

It was a perfectly natural thing for me to explore a more monochrome, pastel theme through still life. I was...
Still Life with a Bonsai

Still Life with a Bonsai

This is a very classical still life with a drape, a vase, and a bonsai I executed in oil. The...
Dutch Tulips

Dutch Tulips

Still life compositions are something I enjoy working on. They are a painterly exercise, a subject that allows me to...
Spring Still Life

Spring Still Life

Spring Still Life is probably the most abstract of my works on the subject. Everything is reduced to pure form,...
Still Life with Orchids

Still Life with Orchids

There is something visceral and geometric in orchid flowers, a quality I attempted to capture in a still life painting....
Wonderland

Wonderland

In this work, I used a still life to escape to Wonderland! I explored the contrasts and harmonies of colour,...
Still Life in Blue

Still Life in Blue

It was a perfectly natural thing for me to explore the colour blue through still life. I was searching for...
Still Life with Lilies

Still Life with Lilies

This is a classical representation of still life dressed in a cool, lightly contrasting palette. I played with the theme...
Ikebana

Ikebana

Japanese art is inherently abstract and I found inspiration in the traditional Japanese flower arrangement. My idea was to show...
Still Life in Yellow

Still Life in Yellow

Yellow, the colour we often use to depict light, has been an inspiration for me since the beginning. I conducted...
Menorah

Menorah

The Jewish festival Hanukkah is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah (or...
Violet Shadows

Violet Shadows

Size: 50x80cm This oil painting represents a classical object, a vase with orchids, but the moody colour scheme and the...
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