Valery Oisteanu is a writer and artist with international
flavor. Born in Russia (1943) and educated in Romania. He adopted Dada and
Surrealism as a philosophy of art and life. Immigrating to New York City in
1972, he has been writing in English for the past 38 years.
He is the author of 11 books of poetry, a book of short
fiction and a book of essays: ”The AVANT-GODS”. A new collection of poetry with
collage illustrations titled
“Perks in Purgatory” appeared in” Fly by Night Press” New York, 2009.
For the past 10 years he is a columnist at New York Arts Magazine and art critic
for Brooklyn Rail and www.artnet.com.
He is also a contributing writer for French, Spanish &
Romanian art and literary magazines (La Page Blanche, Art.es, Viata Romaneasca, Observatorul Cultural,
Contemporanul, Romania Literara etc.)
As an artist he exhibits collages and assemblages on a
regular basses at the galleries in New York and also creates collages as covers
and illustrations for books and magazines.
Homage to Kandinsky (Drawing/Collage)
Mona Lisa, Mother of Five (Collage)
Chez Gill Larrain (Drawing/Collage)
Brillo In Purgatory (Collage)
Marilyn and Me (Collage)
Janet Dada (Collage)
Man Ray Magritte Collage
Dali in a Mirror (Collage)
Duchamp Upside Down (Collage)
Duchamp & Marlyn
Dali Plus Three (Collage)
Erotica New York (Collage)
Double Duchamp (Collage 2008)
So Much Money, So Little Time (Collage)
Mona and Dali (Collage)
Vagina Yoga (Collage)