In the following artworks, I turn to the problem of prohibitions and censorship in modern society. The mass media space creates a fake reality around us, like sweet candy enticing us down the wrong path. Ultimately, our reality is distorted by fake idols and the promise of freedom.


Medium: Mixed Media (acrylic on canvas, collage) | Size: 60x90x2 cm

Important topics are censored in our Internet reality.

Holy Facebook

Medium: Mixed Media (acrylic on canvas, collage) | Size: 100x80x2 cm

Modern consumer society creates fake idols. Even high value ideals and significance guidelines become empty and commercial. So the image of the Mother of God turns into a game.


Acrylic on canvas | 55×75 cm

This work established an allegorical image of freedom chained in gold chains.

Free press

Digital graphic | 42×60 cm

This graphic work is dedicated to the modern press and fake news.

Kateryna Bortsova is a painter – graphic artist with BFA in graphic arts and MFA. Works of Kateryna took part in many international exhibitions (Taiwan, Moscow, Munich, Spain, Macedonia, Budapest etc.). Also she won silver medal in the category “realism” in participation in “Factory of visual art,” New York, USA and 2015 Emirates Skywards Art of Travel competition, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Kateryna is always open for commission and you can view her work on Instagram: @katerynabortsova, or on her website: http://bortsova6.wix.com/bortsova.

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