From A to B and all the places in between
|"Art does not depict what is visible, it makes things
"Ostensibly seductive, the work of Berezovsky can be understood as
still life, architectural landscape, but above all as portrait, and as
an exterior view of man.
However, the pictorial objects soon prove to be arranged not by virtue
of their concrete basis. They operate with the sensuous presence of
their painterly composition on the level of symbolic significance. The
outcome of their pictorial metaphors, full of surreal appeal, uses the
simplest, archaic, and demotic elements together with a complex
metalanguage in a virtuoso combination of ingenious constructions and
The selective dislocations of color and format serve as augurs of
meaning in the narrative of interior visualisation.
The surreal, psychologising pictures of the real self in the works of
Berezovsky draw the observer closer to their specificity. These
painterly appraisals of existence carried out here are in truth images
of thinking about thinking, images of the conditions and limits of
thinking about thinking processes, and their resulting (fatal) real
These works are narratives and reports at the same time, not of the
reality or irreality of things, but, in fact, of the (self-)generation
Berezovsky’s work is a brilliant, voluptuously inviting, congenial
artistic contribution to the current philosophical discussion on the
tensions in observations of the second and third orders."
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