The maturity of an artist comes undoubtedly from his target viewers without neglecting the structural changes behind. Despite all the turmoil and transformation specific to an entity endowed with a frame, the human being gets a prominent place. The background is not a priority, and light density is a factor that can fool the eye; what seems a dull area on the surface of a human body widens psychological contact. Captivated by the concepts of transformation/becoming, the artist tackles the human figure in terms of degradation or coming back into his animal state in relevant paintings like Behind, Transforming Flesh and Devore. It is a subconscious connection between the rational being and his animal instincts and from one form to another there is but a tiny step.
Originally interpreting the psychological and social facets of the human nature, Mihai’s recognition has materialised in a 3rd Prize Winner Best Artist Award bestowed by Oxford International Art Fair in 2014. His paintings juxtapose elements of human figures and natural settings in a unique concept trying to render the abstract through the material. His forms dimly perceived at first become more and more alive