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New Website Launch

You may have noticed this site has been under construction. That’s because it was being redesigned from scratch to make it more user friendly, more responsive on phones and tablets, better organized, and more packed with features…

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An Interview with the Artist

Originally published in Lokkal magazine. Andrew Osta is an international artist born in the Ukraine, raised in Canada, and now living in San Miguel de Allende. He started painting professionally in 2005 and exhibiting his work in galleries in 2006. His work is currently on display at gallery Relox 46, at the Hecho en Mexico…

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I was recently again asked to speak about my friend Toller Cranston, at the Michael Hoppe concert (I will upload the video soon). I actually wrote a speech for this occasion. In case anyone is interested in who Toller was, here are some excerpts from my speech: I believe that if street kids get into…

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My mindset has been somewhat philosophical lately. I have been thinking about art, about the meaning of it all, and about the commercial contemporary art market. I came across the work of figurative painter Alan J. Lawson, who studied philosophy, like myself, and appears to be able to articulate all of the concepts I would…

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December 2015 update

OK I know I am very behind on blog posts. Please accept my apologies. It’s just that I wanted to post an in-depth update of my European trip, before moving on to other things. However, I’ll have to do that Europe post later, because there is just too much to say. The main news I…

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April 2015 Update

Exactly 141 years to the day¬†after the first impressionist exhibition in Paris in 1874, I have left France by train to Geneva to start my 1 month residency in a tiny village called Trelex. Before that, a few days in Paris seeing the works of the Impressionists (left me impressed) and three nights in Brussels…

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