Maria Svarbova

Mária Švarbová finds beauty and serenity in socialist-era swimming pools

August 28, 2018 - Allyssia Alleyne, CNN

Slovakian photographer Maria Švarbová has had her colorful work shown in galleries and festivals around the world, from Milan to Mexico City. But the inspiration for the 30-year-old's largest and most exhibited series -- the saturated, soothingly symmetrical "Swimming Pools" -- was found much closer to home.