Hyper-realistic still life with strawberries and glass dish - Valery Shishkin
Valery Shishkin (1961), is one of the best and most famous figurative professional artists from Russia. He comes from a very famous family of artists that have dominated the realistic art scene in Russia for over 100 years. The paintings of his great-grandfather Ivan Iwanowitsch Schischkin still hang in all major Russian museums and large galleries.
Valery's works reflect his great love for Renaissance paintings and at the same time a strong desire for expressive autonomy and harmony. The originality of his vision is reflected in the abundance of motifs, the quality of his chiaroscuro mood and the dramatic light effect on the figures and objects in his paintings. His paintings are always a bit melancholic, but also optimistic, sensual, colorful and flooded with light.
He graduated from Ural College of Applied Arts and Russian State Pedagogical University. AI Herzen. Member of the Union of Russian Artists since 1997. For many years he worked in the art fund of the Union of Artists of the USSR, took an active part in several major exhibitions in St. Petersburg, Moscow as well as in Japan, England, France and Germany.
Hyperrealistisch stilleven met aardbeien en glazen schaaltje
Oil on canvas
Dimensions without frame
40 x 70 cm