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Andrej Dúbravský's biggest exhibition in Slovakia is on display.

Painter Andrej Dúbravský with his paintings in Trnava's gallery.Painter Andrej Dúbravský with his paintings in Trnava's gallery. (Source: Peter Bebjak)

“I’ve never cared about cars or architecture, I’ve always been interested in living things – humans and nature, landscapes, cats, dogs, insects, mushrooms, fish, sexuality… And not just in art, they have fascinated me since childhood,” says painter Andrej Dúbravský.

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“I don’t know why it's fascinating to me, maybe it’s because of the childhood I had.”

Dúbravský spent half his childhood in the southern-Slovak village of Poľný Kesov, living with his grandmother. After his return from New York in 2015, he bought a house in its neighboring village, Rastislavice. He alternatively lives and works in the village and in the American metropolis.

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