"Virginia Vargas proposes the temporary evolution of the Realism introduced by Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (1819-1877), but also demonstrates the efficacy of the exchange between tradition and innovations. In fact, although she uses photography as aesthetic model to create pictorial images, her artworks are still impregnated with painting sensitivity. The mixture of two different expressive techniques, and the impeccable use of the brush, let Virginia show her elegant approach. The realistic reproduction of a particular moment is, certainly, the main peculiarity of photography but the painting creation inevitably implicates the emotional involvement of the artist. While scientificity makes the subject clear, unconscious painting impurities consecrate the creative act. The ability to combine the scientific rationality of photography and the spirituality of painting is rare and Vargas is a unique performer. She’s the celebrant of a flawless union, able to inspire indiscriminately spectator’s senses..."