Exhibition ‘With Love from…" by Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė at Exhibition Halls Titanikas, Vilnius Academy of Arts
Banal sentimentalism” – this is how the artist self-ironically describes her own creative approach. Obviously, this is just tongue-in-cheek cunning. It consciously and sarcastically imitates such deception, when a whitened artificial smile conceals entirely different, usually opposite intentions. Severija uses the camouflage of seemingly decorative flowers and motley butterflies to mask her reflections on the complicated human relationships – from everyday to Machiavellian political games.