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INTERVIEW | Ala Leresteux's Tree Series

Lithuanian-born artist, Ala Leresteux has been catching the eye of many with her ornate illustrations that cause viewers to stop and contemplate the depth of their beauty and meaning. SAPERE had only taken notice about four months ago and knew that speaking to this artist would be insightful. While obtaining a degree in philosophy and being an avid reader, Leresteux states that authors such as Julio Cortazar, Herman Hesse, Umberto Eco, Thomas Mann and Yasunari Kawabata have influenced her style just as much as the Lithuanian folklore she grew up with.  Here Leresteux discusses her love for surrealism, travels and what beauty consists of. According to her it is, "a feeling of harmony and piercing precision. You can see it in a human face."

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