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Oil painting Mars and Venus Oleg Litvinov

Oil painting Mars and Venus Oleg Litvinov

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A Tale of Divine Dichotomy: "Mars and Venus" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov

Titled "Mars and Venus," this captivating oil painting on cardboard by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov offers a vivid portrayal of the Roman deities of war and love, symbolizing the juxtaposition of contrasting forces. Measuring 34.5x38 cm (13.58x14.96 inches), the artwork skillfully captures the dynamic and complex relationship between Mars and Venus, using the medium of oil paint to bring depth and emotion to this ancient mythological tale. As an original oil mythology painting from our collection, "Mars and Venus" showcases Litvinov's exceptional talent for blending classical themes with his unique artistic vision, highlighting the enduring allure of mythological narratives in art. The oil painting invites viewers into a world where the divine intermingles with the mortal, and where love and conflict coexist in a timeless dance. Litvinov's use of vibrant colors and detailed composition enhances the visual impact of the piece, making "Mars and Venus" a compelling addition to any art collection, especially for those fascinated by mythology and the exploration of universal themes through the lens of classical antiquity. Let's delve into the world of oil painting "Mars and Venus," and explore the creative journey of its creator, Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov. There are other genres of painting in our catalog.

About the Artwork

  • Title: "Mars and Venus"
  • Artist: Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov
  • Dimensions: 34.5x38 cm (13.58x14.96 inches)
  • Medium: Oil on cardboard
  • Authenticity: Hand-painted, original artwork from our collection
  • Condition: Detailed through photographs for prospective collectors

About the Artist

Born on August 27, 1957, in the city of Lubny, Poltava region. Graduated from the Odessa Theater and Art School (1982). Teachers in the specialty: S. Zaitsev, V. Merkalov, M. Vylkun. He worked in the field of painting, graphics. The main industries are easel painting, easel and book graphics. Author of multi-figure paintings on historical, religious and mythological themes, illustrations for books. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine (1989). Collaborated with publishing houses: "Mayak" (Odessa, late 1980s), "Raduga" (1982-1991), "Dnepr" (1982-2000), "School" (2006-2010; Kiev). Creative work. Participated in exhibitions: city, republican, foreign (since 1982). Personal exhibitions - in Odessa (1982, 1992, 1997-1998, 2002, 2004, 2010), Munich (1995), Kiev (2000), Moscow (2002-2003). Major works: illustrations for books - "Children of Captain Grant" (1981), "English folk ballads" (1983), "Pan Tadeusz" (1983), "Those who were shipwrecked" (1986); The Triumph of St. George (1989); series of easel illustrations - for the collection "English folk ballads" (1983), the Bible (2008-2014), the story "Taras Bulba" (2012), the poem "The Divine Comedy" (2014); series - "Landscapes" (2014); illustrations for books - "Pan Tadeusz" (K., 1983), "Shipwrecked" (A., 1986), "Terrible revenge", "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (2006); The Lost World (2008), The Odyssey of Captain Blood, Tales of the Nations, The Defense of Bushey (2010); painting - "Triumph of St. George" (1989), "Perseus and Andromeda" (1996), "Susanna and the Elders", "Calvary" (1997), "Triumph of Galatea" (1998), "Christ before Pilate", "St. George "," Glory "," The Emperor "," Nymph and the Unicorn "(1999)," Venus and Mars "(2000)," Bacchus and the Amazon "(2001)," The Abduction of Europa "," Ivan Bohun under Bar "," Sirens attracting "," Calisto "(2002)," Neptune ", triptych -" Diana and Actaeon "," Sphinx "(2003)," Atonement "(2004)," B. Khmelnitsky "(2006)," Triumph of Venice "(2008)," Venus of the XX century ", triptych -" Revelations of John the Theologian "(2010)," The Last Supper "," Perseus and Andromeda "(2012)," Archangel Michael "( 2014). Some works are kept in the Odessa Literary Museum, V. Ryabov Gallery (Moscow). Lived and worked in the city of Odessa.

A Symphony of Color and Form

Litvinov's choice of medium and technique brings a dynamic intensity to the depiction of these deities. The vibrant hues and expressive brushwork imbue the scene with a sense of movement and emotional depth, highlighting the tension and tenderness inherent in the mythological account of Mars and Venus. The artist's meticulous attention to detail and composition invites viewers to explore the deeper meanings behind the celestial romance and its implications on mortal affairs.

In oil painting "Mars and Venus," Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov delves into the rich tapestry of mythological narratives, presenting a compelling portrayal of these two iconic deities. This oil on cardboard masterpiece, measuring 34.5x38 cm (13.58x14.96 inches), is a remarkable addition to Litvinov's prolific body of work. It represents not only the artist's technical prowess but also his deep engagement with themes of love, conflict, and the cosmic balance of forces.

A Conduit for Cultural Reflection

This oil painting is more than a mere representation of mythological figures; it is a window into the cultural psyche, exploring the themes of love, power, beauty, and bravery. "Mars and Venus" encourages viewers to reflect on the dualities within themselves and the world around them, fostering a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of all things.

A Masterpiece of Mythological Art

Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov's oil painting "Mars and Venus" stands as a testament to the enduring power of myth and its capacity to inspire art that explores the complexities of human emotion and experience. This painting not only highlights Litvinov's artistic talents but also serves as a timeless reflection on the narratives that shape our understanding of the world. Through this work, the artist offers a profound commentary on the nature of love and conflict, inviting contemplation and appreciation of the profound narratives that continue to influence contemporary culture.

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