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In her Winter Collection, Nikoleta Sekulovic relates each individual figure to the lines of one of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. With their densely wrought themes of love, loss, time, age, desire and regret, the poems add a new layer of elusive suggestion to each beguiling image.

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Aesthetics are an important part of life. Having beautiful things about us provides nourishment for the soul: it can give a sense of inner abundance, even an awareness of life’s larger purposes. The art of Nikoleta Sekulovic is imbued with that feeling. It has its roots in her own life, her own home, and her own personal connections, and she always imagines it finding a place in the life of …

Aesthetics are an important part of life. Having beautiful things about us provides nourishment for the soul: it can give a sense of inner abundance, even an awareness of life’s larger purposes. The art of Nikoleta Sekulovic is imbued with that feeling. It has its roots in her own life, her own home, and her own personal connections, and she always imagines it finding a place in the life of others. It is direct, pure and intensely human.

Her recurrent motif is the female nude. Her models - or ‘muses’ as she terms them - are all friends and acquaintances, and all mothers. They are depicted as …