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Romance with nude notes and historical motifs in fabulous paintings by a Siberian artist
The spectator, having first encountered the works of the Siberian artist Vladimir Rasputin, invariably feels tremendous emotions and sincere admiration for the fabulously romantic images and original manner of writing.…

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Romance with nude notes and historical motifs in fabulous paintings by a Siberian artist

The spectator, having first encountered the works of the Siberian artist Vladimir Rasputin, invariably feels tremendous emotions and sincere admiration for the fabulously romantic images and original manner of writing. The peculiar decorativeness of his painting, based on broad brush strokes outlined in a dark contour, creates the effect of not that stained glass, or mosaic, or murals. And at the same time, for all that, the artist seems to create brush stories on canvas, giving them a tremendous sense of meaning.

Rasputin writes stunning pictures, using the author’s technique and various painting techniques. Each single stroke has its own tonality and contour. All this together and creates a mosaic of the picture plane, on which the color plays in different shades.
Like a magician, he draws the viewer into the colorful world of his fantasies with a distinctive style, masterful performance and for a long time settles a feeling of euphoria in his consciousness.

The mystery and mysteriousness of the author in each work, attracts like a magnet and makes for a long time to consider every centimeter of his creation. In them, he encrypts both the Slavic swastika and the secret signs of the Siberian veduns.

Vladimir Rasputin chose Slavicism, with its rites, traditions and customs, battles, battles and holidays as the main theme of his work. And he writes love – tender and tremulous: maternal to his child, his sons to his motherland, human to all living things. The artist writes love very sensually and between the two – a man and a woman. In many paintings we see the unearthly beauty of female images and strong men. Their wonderful faces and courageous hands fascinate and for a long time attract the eye.

The works of Vladimir critics refer to the artistic direction of “Siberian Art Nouveau”, as well as many argue that this is the case when in painting masters are perfect and the form, content, and harmoniously chosen color.

And the painter himself, revealing the secrets of his mastery, says so about his author’s style: “The technique of unification through separation. All paintings are written in jazz, that is, almost without sketches. Until the end of the work, I often don’t know what will happen in this picture, what color the hair, for example, will be in a girl. ”

Plunging into the artist’s work, you never cease to admire and admire the unusually harmonious and masterfully selected palette, style of performance and unique style for each work. And overwhelmed emotions, long after viewing the artist’s creations, will excite the soul of each viewer.

Vladimir Rasputin (born in 1964) hails from the town of Sretensk in the Chita Region. As a five-year-old child, however, like almost all boys of his age, he loved to draw war games with tanks, airplanes, and soldiers. And with his works he surprised adults a lot – so all details and trifles were traced in his drawings.

After graduation, he entered the Chita Polittech (Faculty of Civil Engineering). But it did not work out … and a year later he went to work as a mechanic at the plant. Then there was the army and again study, but at the Pedagogical Institute (art-graphic faculty). In parallel, he worked at school as a drawing teacher, then as an artist on the MIR TV channel, and later at Michel Publishing House and Belon Trading House.

Today, Vladimir Rasputin is a member of the Union of Artists and the Union of Designers of Russia, an illustrator who created the artwork for the covers of the Kalinov Bridge and Dmitry Revyakin’s poetry collections.

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