“Things are always either black or white. The grey in between is only a confusion.”
Maria Viktor favours a one colour palette of black only, leaving the negative space created by the white canvas, to do the rest. Motivated by the belief that in life, things are either black or white, right or wrong, hot or cold, the artist strives to create clean, strong, uncompromisingly beautiful artworks.
“Knowing only grey, you conclude that all greys are the same shade. You mock the simplicity of the two-colour view, yet you replace it with a one-colour view….”