Monday Headache, self portrait
august 2018, ink on paper
Anna Tsvell is a surreal portraiture artist currently based in Moscow, Russia .
Anna works with mixed media on canvas , also her favorite mediums are ink and watercolors .
Anna’s surreal portraits are full of bohemian melancholy mood . Anna paints women of almost alien appearance which makes her portraits extremely recognizable and attractive for the art collectors all over the world.
Long curved necks ,chaotically combined parts of the face and body (since summer 2018) are the main distinctive features of Anna’s remarkable style .
Paintings by Anna Tsvell are in private collections of musicians , film directors , photographers, art collectors and art lovers all over the world.
Anna’s art was exhibited in different art galleries in US ( Los Angeles basically where Anna lived and worked for about 6 months ) and Europe .
Anna’s art was officially supported by Depeche Mode .
Also Anna's artworks were marked by publication at the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine ( March 2018 , 020 issue) .
"Anna Tsvell is an artist who seems to be too young for such a distinctive artistic style. She paints surreal portraits with watercolours and acrylics, putting some weird details and patterns looking like funguses, and making the necks long resembling the pictures of Anna Akhmatova and oil paintings by Amedeo Modigliani " .
Strekoza Magazine, UK.
SELECTED CLIENTS :
- Dior for The Fashionable Lampoon : Saint/Surreal article including Dior pre fall 2018 photoset ( April 2018 issue ).
- The Fashionable Lampoon : the cover (September 2017 issue) , the Dot Circle 2017 project .
- Tiffany & Co : Tiffany City HardWear collection for The Fashionable Lampoon project
- GUESS : Denim Day in Rome
- Face Factory Paris
- Try Merry : Anna’s illustrations as a part of the collective print “We Are The People” .
- September 2018 - "Perfect 10" group art show, La Bodega Gallery , San Diego, California, US.
- May 2018 - Kvartina Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia .
- September 2017 - Milano Fashion Library , Milan, Italy .
- February 2017 - Chocolate and Art Show ,The Vortex, Los Angeles, California, US .
- January 2017 - Stay Peculiar ( Tim Burton tribute art show ) - LAM Gallery , Los Angeles, Hollywood, California, US .
- December 2016 - ARTX Gallery , Long Beach , California, US .
- November 2016 - co-LAb gallery , Los Angeles, California, US.
- November 2016 - The Neutra Gallery and Museum , Los Angeles, California, US .
- October 2016 - The Neutra Gallery and Museum , Los Angeles, California, US .
- September 2016 - Manhattan Beach Library , Los Angeles, California, US .
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS :
- The Art Avenue : focus on (the featured post) and artists catalogue .
- The Fashionable Lampoon : artworks for Dior ,the "Saint/Surreal" article , April 2018 issue .
- Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Issue 020 , March 2018, Artist Snapshot - https://beautifulbizarre.net/product/issue-020/
- The Fashionable Lampoon Magazine , September 2017 - http://lampoon.it/editors-notes/editors-letter-grace-graphic/
- Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, June 2017 Art Throbs - https://beautifulbizarre.net/2017/07/01/beautiful-bizarre-june-art-throbs/
- The Fashionable Lampoon Magazine , April 2017 , The Dot Circle - http://lampoon.it/en/news/the-dot-circle-2017-2/ , http://lampoon.it/en/magazine/digital-visual-wave-2/
- Volition Magazine May 2017 issue ( featured artist at pages 172- 179 )
- Artospective online art magazine , February 2017 - https://artospective.blogspot.com/2017/02/lovely-work-of-surrealist-artist-anna-tsvell-los-angeles.html?spref=fb
- Art for the website of the "Selling Sex In The 21st Century" book by James Tugend - http://tugendmedia.com/
- Emboss Magazine, Issue 4 , June 2016 , cover art and interview - http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1137830
- Vivid Fashion and Illustration Magazine, Issue #1, Spring 2016
- Glow Project , November 2016 - http://glowedition.ru/portfolio/annatsvell/
- Art Muzeo Magazine, Issue 3, May 2016 - http://www.artmuzeomagazine.com/issue3
- “Il cinema di Jim Jarmusch”, book by Umberto Mentana , digital illustration - https://www.amazon.it/Jarmusch-filmografia-unanalisi-cultura-postmoderno/dp/8854891150