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Photography KEVIN SINCLAIR |

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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