Vija Celmins

Christopher Gallego Blog Post: "Artists: don’t ever do another painting." 05/26/2017
Vija Celmins is a Latvian-American artist known for her precise photo-realistic paintings and drawings of the ocean, spider webs, star fields, and rocks.

Based in New York, she has had over forty solo shows since 1965, including retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, and Centre Pompidou, Paris.