Exploring Serbia through art
For art website Mister Motley, I wrote a review of an art exhibition in Belgrade by Aleksandar Todorovic. A great Serbian talent.
“A young girl walks by the paintings, steps toward them, squints her eyes and laughs. Painting by painting she acts surprised, shocked and then amused. “I constantly recognise my country in many, many ways. But let’s say that it is better to laugh than to cry about the history.”
Laughing and crying is what best summarises the latest collection of Aleksandar Todorovic (33), who is on Thames & Hudson’s list of the 100 most promising artists worldwide. His work is full of symbolism such as flags, priests, absurdities and leaders of the old country. All in hard and clear colours that are carefully applied with a miniature brush.”