Marianna Gefen Paints Gorgeous Abstract Watercolors

Marianna Gefen is a Berlin-based artist whose illustrations include different techniques and mediums such as watercolor, collage, ink, vintage paper, various layers, and textures. She explores various subjects with her art, including fashion and psychology.

Gefen was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and has lived in Madrid and several German cities before relocating to Berlin. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and in many other publications.

“If you pay attention to things around you, you can actually find inspiration in almost anything,” the artist told Classiq in a recent interview.

Gefen mostly uses watercolor but often adds ink, various types of paper, or anything else she thinks of. Her unique style is a result of combining realistic and abstract elements. She finds inspiration in vintage fashion illustrations and analog documentary photography.

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