Curated by Paul Smith & Friends // meet Anastasia Ezhova
01 oct 2014 by Nur El Shami
In celebration of Frieze Art Fair 2014, art:i:curate teams with Paul Smith to host an innovative exhibition of work by emerging London-based artists that combines Mayfair’s deep-rooted art heritage with the digital world’s trail-blazing creative community.
Open to all, by registering at articurate.net, everyone has the opportunity to express their creativity in front of an audience of both art fans and the industry’s elite.
London based finance professional Anastasia Ezhova is dreaming of Japan.
Profession: Private equity
Secret profession or as a kid I wanted to be: Ballet dancer
AIC: How would you describe your own personal aesthetic?
AE: Bright, dreamy, sophisticated.
AIC: How would your friends describe your personality?
AE: Warm, sensitive and reflective.
AIC: What inspires you?
AE: Acts of selflessness. Thinking and dreaming big. Being open and real. Beautiful delicate things.
AIC: Who's your hero?
AE: I quite admire Natalia Vodianova and her work.
AIC: Do you consider yourself a collector? If so what do you collect?
AE: Fashion books. Watercolour paintings. Memories and impressions. (And I was collecting stickers as a child!)
AIC: What's your most precious possession?
AE: A ruby ring inherited from my grandmother.
AIC: What does the term 'curating' mean to you?
AE: Selecting and directing, creating a common theme.
AIC: How do you usually take art in?
AE: Focusing intensely and creating a connection.
AIC: Describe Paul Smith in three words.
AE: Modern. Classic. Unexpected.
AIC:Tell me something about yourself - anything.
AE: I would like to live in Japan one day.