Valery Gallery - Art, Poetry, Collage, Video & Photography

About Me

 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 He is also a contributing writer for French, Spanish & Romanian art and literary magazines (La Page Blanche,, 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


Erotic Revolution

Surreal Collage

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)


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