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Russianpainter Olga Suvorova is internationally known for her brilliantreinterpretations of English Pre-Rafaelite art, described by criticViktoriya Syslova as "amazingly modern in their exquisitetheatricality." Both exuberant and philosophical in mood, her richlydetailed worlds depict people who are somehow familiar to us, even intheir extravagant costumes.In this first-person account, accompanied by over 150 images of hercolorful paintings, Suvorova describes her background, earlyinfluences, and career spanning from the 1970s to today. Mysteriouscats, faithful dogs, ravishing birds, and beautiful flowers playsupporting roles in her paintings. Arevel of life, light, and energy, Suvorova's regal, Renaissance-styleart is universally loved because it offers a fresh take on a genre thatstill has wide popular appeal.