Roar Kjærnstad’s basic artistic expression is a combination of abstract and figurative forms. The goal in his pictures is to make abstract and recognizable shapes coexist in a self-contained universe. However, this universe can not be described as surreal, but more like a fragmented and volatile reality. This is not only evident in the textures, but also in the general composition and the dissolution of traditional perspectives. In other words; a fine reflection of the contemporary society. Still, in many of the pictures there is a lingering sense  of calm and serenity. Initially, this can seem like a contradiction, but on closer inspection, this might turn out to be the intention of the artist. Despite this, a classical foundation is always detectable in the pictures.

4 thoughts on “About Kjærnstad

  1. Hei Roar.
    Jeg er Dansk glasskunstner bosatt på kongsberg.
    Jeg er veldig fascinert av kunsten din. Lurer på om du har atalie det går an å besøke, og eventuelt hvor det ligger.
    Ha en flott dag videre.
    Hilsen Aino
    Www. Ainojensen.no
    Face : glasskunstner Aino Jensen
    Insta: glasskunstneraino

  2. Hei tusen takk!
    Ja selvfølgelig det går an. Jeg bor i vallset innlandet.
    Send meg en epost så kan vi ha en dialog. Eller om du er på Facebook eller Instagram.
    Vh.Roar

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