Alexandra Nechita (Romanian-American, b.1985)
'Places I Want To Go'
signed and dated 'Nechita '05' l.r., inscribed as titled verso, acrylic on canvas
41 x 31cm
Nicknamed the ‘Petite Picasso’, Alexandra Nechita was a child prodigy who worked in a neo-Cubist style. Nechita’s talent at such a young age won immediate attention and she was only eight years old when she had her first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. In 1997, aged eleven, Nechita's fame skyrocketed after she designed the program for the Grammy Awards. In 2005, she created ‘Let There Be Peace’, a 16-foot high bronze sculpture commissioned as a UN Peace Monument for Asia in Singapore. The same year her design ‘Peace Is the Only Option’ was issued on commemorative coins in the UK. Nechita has continued to exhibit widely and her work is held in both public and private collections around the world and she is a UN Ambassador of Peace and Goodwill through the Arts.
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