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Victoria Gitman

Born in 1972, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lives and works in Miami, United States

Overview

Victoria Gitman paints with oils to reproduce quintessentially feminine items such as costume jewellery, finely beaded clutches or more recently, faux fur bags. Gitman seeks out her subjects at flea markets and vintage sales, selecting alluring items which beckon tactile inspection. Back in the studio, Gitman replicates these items to scale with immense detail, giving each bead or strand of fur ample attention. The emphasis on touch and texture is irresistible when these works are seen in the fl...Read more