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Alexandra Motiu

Alexandra Motiu
Category Print making
Listing date March 31, 2021

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Artist's description

I am Alexandra Motiu and I make art under the pseudonym Moatzart. I am a printmaker and illustrator.

My work has pop art and surrealist art humour with an old masters' feel. My background is painting and printmaking. I am influenced by Dadaism and Surrealism, and my work is revelatory of internal struggles through disturbing imagery, as the grotesque and carnivalesque is endlessly fascinating.

I aim to make hauntingly beautiful work that will stay with the viewer for a long time. I love stories, myth and folklore, and a lot of my work is very illustrative.

I make limited edition linocut prints, as well as drypoint etchings, and monotypes using a printing press. I am currently starting to work with wood engravings as well.