had been painting for almost all her lifetime. Art had been
and was - more than ever - a universe of freedom that
allowed her to give physical shape and colour to the singular
universe inside her. Some of her creations are merely reflections
of beauty that she encountered, mostly realistic landscapes
and flowers, but women, too. Others articulate a critical reaction
to something she observed, the criticism being subtle sometimes,
sometimes hidden inmetaphor - realistic or surreal - but always
witty. Then there is what she calls "magic art" in
which she gives face to her visions and her philosophy. There
are abstract paintings, too, sculptures, collages, a great variety.
All of her paintings are in vital colors that gain their radiance
from the shades of darkness that are always there...."