Art and Faith

Friday, 23 April 2010

Sergei Kirillov. A Portrait of Pyotr Veliki. 1995

A Portrait of Pyotr Veliki (Sergei Kirillov, 1995)

Sergei Kirillov. A Portrait of Natasha. 1996

Filed under: contemporary,fine art,human study,portrait,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

A Portrait of Natasha (Sergei Kirillov, 1996)

Sergei Kirillov. A Portrait of a Businessman. 1996

A Portrait of a Businessman (Sergei Kirillov, 1996)

I do not believe that this painting is a representation of a given individual, otherwise, it would have a┬áparticular┬áname attached to it. Rather, I think that it is Mr Kirillov’s sardonic commentary on the so-called New Class businessmen and other assorted riff-raff. Take a good look… it does seem a bit tongue-in-cheek and sarcastic in its treatment of the subject, doesn’t it? It’s why no one cried when Khodorkovsky was taken down…

Sergei Kirillov. A Merry Lass. 1996

A Merry Lass (Sergei Kirillov, 1996)

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