Oil / Portraits · 11.05.2022

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Self-portrait by palette knife

Oil on canvas/cardboard, 40х50 cm, 2012.
Not for sale.

The self-portrait was done in one go in 2 days. The source of inspiration was an unsuccessful shot.

Artist Olesya Rapotkina
An unsuccessful shot is a source of inspiration

The self-portrait took part in two international online exhibitions of the NEW YORK REALISM Fine Art Gallery (New York, USA) and received a gold medal:

  1. COLORSCAPE OF THE GREEN PLANET February 10-28, 2021.
  2. CLEAN AIR AND CLEAN WATER June 10-30, 2021.

Read more about the exhibitions and catalog here.

The self-portrait took 2nd place in the Russian Art Week 2016. More information about the exhibition can be found here.

The self-portrait was published in the magazine ‘Russian Gallery XXI century’ No. 5/2018. The article can be read here.

The self-portrait was also published in the international art album ‘The Female Image in Contemporary Art’ (Moscow, 2016).

Also, the self-portrait was exhibited at the international art exhibition ‘Secrets of Life’ art project ‘Pulse’. The exhibition was held in Hall No. 18 of the Central House of Artists in Moscow on April 22 – May 12, 2014. Read more about the exhibition here.

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