The Brighter Side of Noir?

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You get the feeling that Canadian-born author (four thrillers), former Israeli Mossad agent and artist Victor Ostrovsky just doesn’t like to paint eyes. The wide-brimmed hats this Renaissance man’s subjects favor mysteriously shield their gaze in nearly every piece.

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These paintings are an intriguing take on noir-ish tropes, replete with suitably attired gamblers, gangsters and femmes fatales populating his work, but each work done in surprisingly bright hues, night scenes notwithstanding. Look for more of the artist’s work at

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