Artwork by Agnieszka Kossowska
Art affected my life since I was a child. I was very lucky to be born in Krakow, the wonderful city which made me appreciate Art even more because of its history and charm.
I left my hometown to work in Italy, where Art is literally everywhere. I spent 15 years restoring paintings and I had the chance to give new life to many marvellous masterpieces; this experience taught me how to look at the artworks through colours and varnish layers. At the moment I am dealing with some lost or damaged illuminated pages of manuscripts and I am trying to reconstruct the mutilated ones. In order to do this, I had to refresh my studies of the artistic techniques of the past.
I am also really passionate about the Old Masters and I am wishing to know their fundamentals and their secrets because I think it’s important not to forget them. …