Installation image of Stas Orlovski, Troika, 2016, still image from projected animation on wooden sculptures, 27:00
"Somber fantasy gardens, slow falling figures and birds on the wing populate Stas Orlovski’s richly layered, multi-media fabrications. Based in LA, with recent exhibitions at the Pasadena Museum of Art, LA County Museum of Art, and the 56th Venice Biennale, Orlovski combines drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture and stop-motion animation to create finely crafted works that evoke mystery and desire. Despite the work’s clean, almost clinical presentation, it is imbued with an unabashed 19th-century romantic sensibility. The Victorian predilection for a mélange of styles in the decorative arts is refreshed by Orlovski’s postmodern, pluralistic aesthetic."
Read the full article in Square Cylinder by Julia Couzens