Alexander Rokoff ~ Painter of Souls (Portland Interview Magazine)

“In his early 20s, Alexander Rokoff found a book of paintings at a Barnes & Noble bookstore by the Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum. “It was the closest thing I had to a religious experience,” he says. “It gave me hope for my own direction.” As evident in the artist’s body of widely-exhibited large-scale oil works created in the two decades since, this direction led to a moody, evocative style centered largely on the human figure, with emotion and expression at the forefront.” Read full interview in Portland Interview Magazine. h

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