ZAREBINSKI

By MAGO

Photography KEVIN SINCLAIR | vestalmag.com

Photography Kevin Sinclair, Creative Director David Gargiulo, Interview Mago, Talent Zarbinski




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Mago __ What does your work aim to say?


Zarebinski __ Simplicity is the ultimate elegance.


Mago __What's your work background?


Zarebinski __ Still life photography.


Mago __ How have you developed your career?


Zarebinski __ Covid gave me extra time, so I decided to start painting.


Mago __ How do you seek out opportunities?


Zarebinski __ Social media


Mago __ How do you price your work?


Zarebinski __ Based on work time and the size of the piece.


Mago __ Which current art world trends are you following?


Zarebinski __ NFT's


Mago __ Who are you, and what do you do?


Zarebinski __ I'm a Polish-born abstract minimal painter based in NYC.


Mago __ What role do artists have in society?


Zarebinski __ Monumental - artist provides a perspective.


Mago __ Has your pallet changed over time?


Zarebinski __ Yes, I'm ready to add colors now.


Mago __ What work do you most enjoy doing?


Zarebinski __ Painting lines.


Mago __ What's your strongest memory of your childhood?


Zarebinski __My art teacher told me I couldn't paint.




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Mago __ What themes do you pursue?


Zarebinski __ Minimalism


Mago __ What's your scariest experience?


Zarebinski __ Having a window land on my head.


Mago __ What's your favorite artwork?


Zarebinski __ Valley Curtain by Christo / 1974


Mago __ What's your most embarrassing moment?


Zarebinski __ Showing my first painting.


Mago __ What jobs have you done other than being an artist?


Zarebinski __ Photography


Mago __ Why art?


Zarebinski __ It's powerful.


Mago __ What is an artistic outlook on life?


Zarebinski __ Absorb everything and never stop learning.


Mago __ What memorable responses have you heard about your paintings.


Zarebinski __ A friend said my paintings look like I've been painting for years. I only started

in February 2021.


Mago __ What do you dislike about the art world?


Zarebinski __ Limited opportunities


Mago __ Should art be funded?


Zarebinski __ Every artist would use their Medici for sure.






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Mago __ What role does arts funding have?


Zarebinski __ Letting artists focus on work instead of worrying about making ends meet.


Mago __ What makes you angry?


Zarebinski __ My kids waking me up at 6 AM.


Mago __ What research do you do?


Zarebinski __ Instagram


Mago __ Name something you love, and why?


Zarebinski __ Thai food - the incredible mix of salty/sweet/savory and hot


Mago __ Name something you don't love and why?


Zarebinski __ Intolerance.


Mago __ What is your dream project?


Zarebinski __ Being in MOMA


Mago __ Favorite or most inspirational place?


Zarebinski __ My studio


Mago __ What's the best piece of advice you've been given?Zarebinski __ Slow down.


Mago __ What's your goal?


Zarebinski __ Exhibitions


Mago __ What role does social media play in your work or career?


Zarebinski __ These days - it plays a central role.


Mago __ Any opinion on NFTs and the future of art?


Zarebinski __ Crypto art has brought much-needed patronage for the skills where work can't be forged, and the artist gets a royalty every time artwork changes ownership. It's a beautiful and healthy ecosystem we are witnessing growing.

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