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Release from worldly gloom
Paintings, Oakland, California

Mina Vijeh
July 27, 2007

In January 2005 I had to put aside my architectural work to undergo surgery. Recuperation provided time to return to painting in a focused way after many years. I took up pastel drawings to study what the paintings wanted to be. I wanted sweeps of color and emotion as a release from the worldly gloom that dominated my consciousness. I wanted to see the beauty encompassing us. I am interested in affecting the spatial quality and moods, therefore my paintings are large. I use oil on canvas. Here is some of my work.

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