Anastasia Russa


Nude Tin Can

125 Hatfield Road

St Albans



01727 569291


As an artist, I am exploring the Lost Paradise myth with all its beauty, violence and liberation. I blend our new icons of mass-produced toys, computer-game heroes and social net symbols with the meta-narratives seen in different Mythologies.


The Gods and Heroes of ancient mythology have mutated and are now embodied in the virtual-reality of computer games. These have become the new fetishes of mass-culture and have assumed their new "flesh" in the plastic of commercial toys. Thus I am contriving an evolution of this subject-matter, and it is this that comprises my interpretation and representation of modern History Painting.


As media for my art practice, I use traditional oil painting, but also experiment, to a considerable extent in a modernist way, by mixing different solvents and raw materials; using these to create texture as a distinctive background, an empty stage for my future figurative paintings.



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125 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Herts AL1 4JS

Tel: 01727 569291

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Tue: 10AM - 5PM

Wed: 12PM - 5PM

Thu: 10AM - 5PM

Fri: 10AM - 6PM

Sat: 10AM - 5PM

Sun: 12PM - 4PM