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Museum Week Magazine
The Museum Week Magazine based in London (UK) and Naples (Italy) conducted an in-depth interview by journalist Fabio Pariante with artist Vian Borchert. Read the wonderful Interview titled "The Visual and Philosophical Poetics of the Expressionist Artist Vian Borchert". "Museum Week Magazine" is an international media at the crossroads of Culture and innovation covering the best of museums and contemporary artists.
Beyond the woods, I am very much a water person, I love the sea which is an essential source of inspiration throughout my art career. Hence, my love for the big blue is apparent in my work. Variations of the color blue have also made appearances in my abstract work.
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Acclaimed artist Borchert's forest and woodsy paintings are featured in "Bracken" a literary magazine based in Seattle that publishes poetry, fiction, and art inspired by the woods and its shadows.
I describe my artwork as a form of visual poetry. In my landscape paintings, my intent is to capture the natural light that occupies the atmosphere and bring it forth within the landscape.
Read more at Bracken, February 2023
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Oxford Public Philosophy
International artist, Vian Borchert's "Lavender Fields Forever" painting is featured in the esteemed "Oxford Public Philosophy Journal" issue Turn # 3. "Oxford Public Philosophy" is a philosophy journal at Oxford University, UK. The journal's launch took place at Oxford University Pembroke College, UK with distinguished speakers critically questioning what philosophy is and how we're doing it. Journal launch co-hosted with Oxford University Philosophy Society.
Lavender Fields Forever, is a painting that embodies the feelings of joy and rejuvenation achieved through the love for nature and its abundant beauty and endless bounty that it bestows upon humanity.
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Up the Staircase
Renowned contemporary artist Vian Borchert has been invited by the literary magazine "Up the Staircase Quarterly" to be the Featured Illustrator for Issue 60 / February where eleven of Borchert's paintings are paired with 11 poems by award winning and recognized poets/writers. "Up the Staircase Quarterly" is a journal of poetry, art, interviews, and reviews.
Each issue of Up the Staircase Quarterly features an Issue Illustrator, an artist whose work was chosen to pair with and complement the poetry of the quarter. Issue #60's artist is Vian Borchert
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Everything With A Twist
The European platform "Everything With A Twist", based in Athens and London, emphasizes with a twist on fine art, fashion, architecture, design, music, and politics, featured artist Vian Borchert in an article titled "ABSTRACT CITYSCAPE PAINTINGS BY VIAN BORCHERT".
Borchert tries to depict the architectural flair within her paintings, and she does it wonderfully. “My artwork reflects my dreams and inspirations. In my abstracted architectural cityscapes, there is an emphasis on tall buildings and looking up."
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The Flux Review Magazine
International acclaimed artist, Vian Borchert is featured in the London based glamour of culture, travel and art magazine, The FLUX Review's Issue 8 on page 53. The magazine is a beautifully printed collectable magazine; uniquely combining art, culture and world exploration. Magazine is available worldwide in retailers such as Barnes & Noble and online.
Read more at Flux Review, Dec. 2022
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Voyage LA Magazine
"Voyage LA" a magazine that highlights the best, invited accomplished artist Vian Borchert for this wonderful interview titled "Rising Stars: Meet Vian Borchert" where Borchert speaks about her art journey, practice and origins along with her love for nature and the ocean.
In a way, I joke and say my early journey is similar to the one of famous writer Franz Kafka where he was an insurance clerk by day while at night, he wrote his “Metamorphosis” novel and masterpiece. Nevertheless, despite the fact that I am a person of multi-talent, I felt that the 9-5 desk job was suffocating to the creative free thinker of a person that I am and to my sense of identity. Eventually, the artistic nature within me took over and I left the finance world to the fine art world.
Read more at Voyage LA, Nov 2022
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Redfin Blog
Artist Vian Borchert is featured in Redfin's blog in an article titled "16 Unique Things to Do in Arlington, VA" where Borchert provides her recommendations of where to go and what to see in Arlington VA.
Read more at Redfin Blog, Dec. 2022
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Art In Embassy
US Department of State's "Art in Embassies" page, features international artist Vian Borchert's video and art about the artist's night landscapes along with reciting a poem written for the night paintings' series. The paintings along with other number of Borchert's signature abstract paintings are in NYC at Lichtundfire gallery in Manhattan.
Read more at Art In Embassies
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Circulation of Dreams
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design George Washington University features alumna Vian Shamounki Borchert in their news / posts congratulating the Corcoran GW alumna on having her painting "The Circulation of Dreams," in the SAM Museum exhibition "Future Places". The SAM (Susquehanna Art Museum) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is a world-class American museum featuring works by contemporary artists like Jeff Koons, Wayne Thiebaud, James Rosenquist and others.
Read more at Corcoran GW
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Issue 58 (The Odes Issue)
Artist Vian Borchert's "Lavender Fields" series are featured in the literary journal "Up the Staircase Quarterly" Summer 2022 - Issue 58 (The Odes Issue). "Up the Staircase Quarterly" is an online journal of poetry, art, interviews, and reviews.
Nature plays a huge part in my artistic journey. I am an avid nature observer where contemplating upon nature helps me attain moments of Zen.
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Flora and Fawna
Manhattan based luxury magazine "300 Magazine" features noted artist Vian Borchert's latest floral landscapes on exhibit in Lichtundfire in NYC for the Summer 2022, in a beautiful article showcasing the artist's work and thoughts behind the landscape's creation.
"Vian Borchert’s series of floral landscape paintings is done from pure imagination. To create the picturesque scenes in her works, the artist had to assimilate herself with her innermost thoughts and feelings from the past and present. This allowed her to create a distinct green universe densely impregnated with flowers, romance, and mysticism."
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Art & Words
Borchert's latest floral landscapes along with their poems were published in the literary and art journal "The Purposeful Mayo" based in Ontario, Canada Volume 2, Issue 2.2, August / September 2022.
The green floral landscapes are featured from page 29-31 in the "Art & Words" segment of the journal.
I stood there overlooking green heights
and how the flowers shook
at every heart beat.
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Artist Vian Borchert is interviewed by writer and journalist Inna Logunova for "Fine Art Shippers NYC" which is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, in an article titled: "ARTIST TALK: VIAN BORCHERT AND HER VISUAL POETRY."
I think poetry is similar to abstract art in that it involves symbolism and mystery. There’s a lot of imagination involved, you can play with metaphors, allusions, and a lot of other things that language gives you. And that’s what I do in art as well. I want the viewer to use their imagination and let the subconscious run wild.
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Exhibition Opening
"Exhibition Opening" from HappenArt features artist Vian Borchert's latest blue abstracted cityscapes on exhibit at Lichtundfire for the "Summer Blues" exhibition.
It is that similar raw honesty that Borchert also aims to bring forth in this new work. The buildings now stand tall, yet almost crying covered with blue rain telling a different story of a Summer that fell into the blues. However, this overcast summer is so beautiful in its deep blue shades of cobalt blue, indigo blue and “Yves Klein” blue. It is in this primary color that we allow ourselves to fly and swim, fly into a blue sky and swim into the deep blue.
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Collect Art Magazine
International recognized artist Vian Borchert's in an interview with "Collect Artwork" magazine's Summer Special Edition of "Sea in Me" - Issue 9 for July 2022. "Collect Artwork Magazine" based in Tbilisi, Georgia is an Independent publication / organization dedicated to discovering and promoting art.
Borchert's signature blue seascapes are featured in the the 3 page magazine spread along with an insightful interview on the artist's inspirations and work ethics.
I developed my career through many sleepless nights, an abundant amount of hard work and an ample amount of art production. I create around 50+ artworks per year. Also, early education had set me on the right path. Years of Discipline, work ethics and work regiment got me to where I am at today.
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Modern Renaissance Magazine
International artist Vian Borchert is interviewed for "Modern Renaissance Magazine " Issue 17, July 2022 issue by Editor-in-Chief, Aparna Prabhakar in an 8 page spread interview where Borchert discusses her art and thoughts behind her art creation. "Modern Renaissance Magazine" by Culturally Arts Collective: an international nonprofit organization that works for tangible reform for arts accessibility, with headquarters in Washington DC, and a purpose to cultivate a culture of artistic innovation uplifting contemporary expression.
I make art because I have to. Art for me is like eating, sleeping, breathing… It is part of living for me. Art for me is essential.
Read more at Modern Renaissance Magazine, July 2022
View the video at YouTube
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Summer Blues
Artist Vian Borchert's latest blue abstract cityscapes that capture the NYC skyline and are on exhibit at Licthundfire gallery in Manhattan, NYC for the June - July 2022, are featured in an review / article by "300 Magazine". The magazine is focused on luxury lifestyle along with writing reviews about the world of art, with attention to environmental programs, sustainability and other important issues.
Vian Borchert offers everyone to look up and focus on the tops of skyscrapers and facades piercing through the poisonous mist. It is where hope lies. Regardless of how stormy the weather is today, people shouldn’t forget about the stars beyond the clouds because our dreams are what make us persevere, keep going, and find what we crave most in this life.
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Dwell Time is an award winning, not-for-profit publication based in the UK, features artist Vian Borchert's painting "Reflecting in the Woods".
Nature is a source of solace for me to meditate upon especially when I want to reflect on life and how our world is shaping. For me, nature brings much needed calm to my soul amid uncertain times.
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PENSIVE - Issue 4
Vian Borchert is honored to have her painting "New Dawn" at the front cover of the literary publication "Pensive" Journal Spring Issue 4. "PENSIVE" a Global Journal of Spirituality and the Arts is published by the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service at Northeastern University, a global research university in Boston, Massachusetts, USA with a campus network stretching from London to Vancouver.
Read more at PENSIVE, April 2022