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• Transferring images from the world of flora to human relationships happens often in the metaphorical art of Vladimir Kush.
• One example is the painting Ray of Hope, which depicts a dramatic moment of love and life.
The overall theme of this painting is love as a game in which a woman leads and a man is like a ball-caught up or overshadowed. It can seem like she is in possession of the ball, but the image itself suggests a double meaning: the “net” is an illusion. Just as a shadow easily moves away, her hold can dissolve in an instant.