Artist's description:

Step Up - abstract nude figures, large original oil and acrylic spray painting on a thick linen canvas, 51.2×51.2 inches (130×130 cm), 2017.
The painting is finished with high quality museum standard varnish with UV-Filtering. The varnish is removable for any restorer's purposes in the future. The edges are finished as painting's continuation (gallery wrap) - so you always can hang it without a frame. I use high quality oils only (Van Gogh, Charvin, Rembrandt, Maimeri, Master Class).

Updates and studio insides:

My name is Grigorii Pavlychev. I’m a contemporary artist who works in a modern, at times nearly graphic style. At the same time I’m trying to bring a fresh take on expressionism. I draw influence from Expressionism, especially from the work of Egon Schiele in an intense, and yet delicate, mix of abstraction and portraiture. When you first look at my paintings, you may find yourself peering out at an abstract expressionist composition or the quiet and moving form of the subject. The biggest challenge for me is to make you slowly exploring both sides of this dynamic.
From time to time, I like to change the materials I work with. I have a watercolor on canvas series for example. But the main medium I work with is oil paint. I prefer it for its fluidity, removability, and variability. I also use acrylic colors, but in a very specific way. I can find inspiration from an art book or exhibition, but the the best doping for me is music.
Born in Russian Siberia in 1986, I moved to St. Petersburg and graduated from Facility of Arts of St.Petersburg State University (diploma with honors). At my 30, I already established his own artist group, put on a solo show at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, became a member of Russian Union of Artist, participated Glo'Art residence for artists (Lanaken, Belgium) and attracted clients throughout USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Short Exhibitions list:
2016 - UNABASHEDLY, solo show, Kreutz Flat, St.Petersburg, Russia
2016 - Group Show: Introducing Russian painter Grigorii Pavlychev, Lanoue Gallery, Boston, USA
2016 - IIHF Hockey World Cup group show, Angleterre hotel, St. Petersburg, Russia
2016 - Anniversary Exhibition of Art Faculty of Saint Petersburg State University, Bulthaup gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2015 - STARE, solo/group show, Bulthaup gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2015 - The 10, art group presentation, Union of Artists of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014 – Autumn Grand Exhibition of the Union of Artists of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014 – Spring Painting Exhibition of the Union of Artists of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 – Autumn Painting Exhibition of the Union of Artists of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 – Landscape 2.0 solo show, Mariinsky Concert Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia
2012 – Tryptich group/solo show, Bulthaup gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2012 – Art Helsinki - International contemporary art exhibition, Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
2011 – Group show at Audi Center Petrogradskaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
2011 – exhibition of contemporary animalistic interior painting, Bulthaup gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
2011 – exhibition of contemporary painting, Russian Union of Artists, Samara, Russia

The painting will be delivered by USPS courier service directly to your home or to your office.
It takes 3-6 business days to ship, because every piece of art must be officially documented before shipment abroad. The painting will be rolled in a large diameter secure hard plastic tube to prevent any damages. Any framing workshop in your area will mount the painting on a stretcher frame.

Materials used:

oil paint and acrylic spray paint on a thick linen canvas

Step Up (2017)


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