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Melancholia Portrait
Classical Oil Painting
Portrait Painting
Expressive Brushwork
Academic Realism (BACK SIDE)


Melancholia Painting

Zakhar Shevchuk


Painting, Oil on Canvas

Size: 15.7 W x 19.7 H x 0.8 D in

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Dive into the world of 'Melancholia' by Zakhar Shevchuk, a masterful Ukrainian artist whose unique approach to classical portraiture invites contemplation. This oil on canvas masterpiece, measuring 50x40 cm, captures a seated woman in a contemplative gaze. Shevchuk's technique is a marriage of classical academia with an emphasis on realism, evident in the bold yet precise brushwork. What sets 'Melancholia' apart is the delicate balance it strikes within the realm of realism. The color palette, dominated by light brown and green, sets a mood of melancholy, thoughtfulness, and calm. 'Melancholia' is an exploration of emotion and technique, offering viewers a glimpse into the artist's inner world. Zakhar Shevchuk, born in Ukraine in 1992, holds a master's degree in arts from the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Kyiv, where he now teaches. His works grace public and private collections worldwide, and he's actively involved in public art projects and installations, showcasing his mastery of figurative art. Shevchuk's evolution within academic realism is evident in this captivating piece, where every brushstroke enhances the depth of the subject.

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Painting:Oil on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:15.7 W x 19.7 H x 0.8 D in

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Art, to me, is a profound exploration of the world that surrounds us - a journey of discovery, experience, and self-understanding. It is a medium through which I unravel the essence of things - their colors, forms, and the interplay between them. I believe in the power of simplicity, in the art of removing the excess and uncovering the necessary, much like a sculptor chisels away at stone. In my paintings, I strive to distill forms to their purest essence, reaching a point where nothing else can be removed without sacrificing meaning. The "necessary" elements, as I perceive them, remain, serving as conduits for my impressions and self-reflections on the subject at hand. My aim is not to depict something specific but rather to transfer the emotions and thoughts evoked by the object onto the canvas. I seek artistic forms that can boldly and vividly capture the essence of these feelings, rather than mere visual representation. In this pursuit, my work often exists on the precipice between figurative and abstract art - place where emotions take precedence over strict visual interpretation. Through my art, I invite viewers to embark on their own contemplative journeys, to interpret the subtleties and engage with the interplay of emotions and forms. Each brushstroke carries the weight of my perceptions, inviting you to join me in this exploration of the human experience.

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