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Poisonous Beauty depicts the blue ring octopus. This animal is impressive. Beautiful, small, shy ....mesmerising the eye with its psychedelic vivid dangerous..It is capable of killing up to 26 people with its painless sting. The victim becomes paralysed by tetrodotoxin, she is able to be conscious of her last moments of life in asphyxiation. Pretty horrifying and fascinating in the same time, is n't it?


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About the artist

Dia is the creator of the Mooncat character, of the Mooncat World collection and of the Diacelin Art Brand. She is a self-taught artist that lives in Switzerland. She has lived and traveled to various countries, that ultimately have inspired Dia to create her unic art. Art of hypersensitivity. Dia speaks five languages and is interested in ancient cultures, international relations, history and art. 

By this time, the Mooncat World collection numbers more than 50 Mooncats, all revealing different emotions, personalities, characters and styles. In 2020, encouraged by her friends and family, Dia has decided to open her official website and started to share her new creations on social media. Her watercolor and oil paintings are mostly spiritual, created in symbolism style. Fascinated by underwater ecosystems, she likes painting marine life oil paintings. 

 She continuously searches for inspiration from artists like Constantin Brancuşi, Andy Warhol, Gustav-Adolf Mossa and surrealist painters. World of illusions, hallucinations, shells and vivid dreams characterise Dia's expressions. Dia is the official signature on all her paintings and comes short from Diana Soitu.

Other work of Dia

Painting, 50x50 cm (w/h)
Painting, 50x50 cm (w/h)
The Little Cat
Painting, 30x40 cm (w/h)
Life after Life
Painting, 90x90 cm (w/h)
Spirit in the Shell
Painting, 50x50 cm (w/h)
Amazonian Fairy Story
Painting, 30x40 cm (w/h)
Grace Mooncat
Painting, 40x30 cm (w/h)
Painting, 50x50 cm (w/h)
Infinity and Space I.F.S.F.
Painting, 30x40 cm (w/h)