Oleksii Gnievyshev, a talented German Contemporary figurative painter
THE MYTHS & LEGEND COLLECTION – Here is Oleksii’s most refined painting of The Myths & Legends series, and the image captures the story of Gaia Greek mythology is full of great deities who represented diverse parts of existence and had a lot of influence over the world. Gaia, or Gaea, was the divine personification of the Earth and the matriarch of all things in existence. She was often referred to as the Earth goddess, but she was more than that. She was the Earth itself.
Echoes of Bushido, a journey into honour and valour
Step into Oleksii Gnievyshev’s captivating world with his mesmerizing Japanese series, where artistry and his deep fascination for Oriental culture converge in the stunning painting titled “Samurai.” This masterpiece not only captures the very essence of Japan but also breathes life into the ancient tales of powerful samurai warriors.
In “Samurai,” Gnievyshev’s masterful brushwork, composed in oil on canvas, weaves a narrative that reflects his profound admiration for the aesthetics of the East. The painting pays deep homage to the noble Japanese samurai, embodying the virtues of honour, discipline, and courage that defined them.
At a grand size of 120cm x 100cm, the painting’s expansive canvas invites you to immerse yourself in its storytelling. Meticulously completed at the ICAS framing workshop, it is showcased within a contemporary silver-blue pewter inner and outer dark brown bamboo-tone frame, accented by a silver gilt frame. This presentation seamlessly harmonizes Eastern and Western design influences.
Gnievyshev’s “Samurai” plunges deep into the heart of Japanese culture, where art mirrors and sustains tradition. In this painting, the artist captures the essence of the samurai’s power and honour and crafts a bridge connecting past and present.
This painting serves as Oleksii Gnievyshev’s profound homage to the allure of Japanese heritage. It encapsulates his unwavering admiration for Oriental culture and its iconic warriors. “Samurai” embarks on a visual journey where the artist’s fascination and artistry converge, illuminating the legacy of samurai warriors in a contemporary light. Enjoy this immersive voyage through art and history!
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Oleksii Gnievyshev, a talented contemporary figurative painter, was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, and now resides in Bruhl, Germany. He joined ICAS gallery as one of its artists, offering his beautiful and captivating genre of realism abstract storytelling paintings that depict the myths and legends of forgotten times.
Oleksii was drawn to art as a child and honed his skills through formal art education. He enrolled in the Academy of Art in Kyiv in 2009 and earned his art degree in 2014. During his studies, he was mentored by Volodimir Bagalika, a renowned artist who dedicated his spare time to teaching creative art and painting.
Oleksii’s paintings often revolve around myths and legends, capturing powerful images of human and animal forms interacting with nature. His finished artwork appears vivid and energized, with animals embodying sentiments that interact with the characters, telling a story. Later in his career, his oriental paintings showcased his strong influence on Asian culture, particularly Japanese culture, stemming from his personal interest and historical family background.
When asked about his work’s inspiration, Oleksii spoke about his fascination with the magnetic energies individuals emit and the specific kinds of wisdom animals possess. His work combines abstract realism, which exists through patterns, colours, texture, and lines without needing external motivation, and realistic art, which aims to replicate nature. This unique style blends classical realism with a modern, refreshing approach, becoming Oleksii’s signature.
Oleksii graduated from The National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture of Ukraine and participated in many art events and exhibitions, receiving a nomination for the “Gold Foundation of Ukraine.” His original works are in international collections worldwide, including Ukraine, Germany, India, and the United Kingdom. He continues to work and live in his studio in Bruhl, Germany, creating beautiful and mesmerizing paintings that captivate the viewer’s imagination.
2008: First exhibition in the gallery “Мистець” in Kiev
2009: Second exhibition in the gallery “Мистець” Kiev
2009: Nomination “Golden Fund of the Nation.”
2010: Participation in the exhibition in the Kunstskademie
2011: Participation in the exhibition in the Kunstskademie
2011: Award in the category” Best portraits.”
2012: Participation in the exhibition in the Kunstskademie
2013: The victory in the category “Nude.”
2014: Exhibition in Kiev
2014: Participation in the exhibition “Maidan” in Kiev
2014: Member of the gallery Art club in Cologne
2014: collaboration with Galerie Iliev, Cologne
2014: Participation in the exhibition “Power of Art” in Cologne, Art club
2015: The participation in the exhibition “eight years Art club” in Cologne, Art club
2015: First solo exhibition gro e “cultural vandalism” in K ln, Art club?
2015: The participation in the exhibition “change of perspective” in Cologne, Art club
2015: Participation in the exhibition “The nervous stomach of Salvador D.”
2015: The participation in the exhibition “Elemental (t)” in Cologne, Art club
2015: The participation in the exhibition “ARTenreichtum” in Cologne, Art club
2015: The participation in the exhibition “Oberflächentiefe” in Cologne, Art club
2015: The participation in the exhibition “9 Jahre Art club “in Cologne, Art club
2016: The exhibition of “Miriam Wolff | Friseur + Kunstraum” in Cologne
2016: The participation in the exhibition “Diverse Diversität “in Cologne, Art club
2016: The participation in the exhibition “Dramatische Motive “in Cologne, Art club
2016: The exhibition “Oleksii Gnievyshev “in Cologne, Art club
2016: The participation in “Offene Ateliers in Brühl 2016. ”
2016 The participation in the exhibition “Artful “in Pulheim
2016 The participation in the exhibition “Artisfaction “in “A24 Gallery” in “TechnologiePark.”
2016 The participation in the exhibition “Sinnsibilisiert “in Cologne, Art club
2016 The participation in the exhibition “Das muß so! “in Cologne, Art club
2016-2017: The exhibition “Alex Heil, Guido Guitarri und Olekseii Gnievyshev” in
“TimmelessART“ in Cologne
2016 The participation in the exhibition “10 Jahre Art club “in Cologne, Art club
2016: The exhibition in Rathausgalerie Brühl
2017: The exhibition in “Brühler Wirtshaus”, Brühl
2017: Die Einzelausstellung „Videniya“ in der Universitäts- und stadtbibliothek Köln
2017: Die Teilnahme an der Ausstellung “Rinascimento Siciliano” in Catania
2017: Die Teilnahme an der Ausstellung “Strom” in Brühl
2017: Die Teilnahme an der Ausstellung “Sommer, Sonne, Sand & Meer ”
in ARTraum-MoSiMo Galerie in Rees
2017: Die Teilnahme an der Ausstellung “Jahresausstellung 2017”
in Co/Atelier in Köln
2017: Teilnahme a der Ausstellung “Four Seasons Art Fair “in Amsterdam
2017: Teilnahme an der Ausstellung in Mailand, 14 September –
bei der MAILAND FASHION WEEK PRÄSENTIERT ARS ART SPACE IN MAILAND
FASHION LIBRARY (via Alexandria, 8) Die Parade s / s 2018.
2018:Teilnahme an der Ausstellung „In the light of Amsterdam“ in Amsterdam
2018: Teilnahme an der Ausstellung „DamArs“ in Mailand
2018: Teilnahme an der Kunstmesse „Kölner Liste 2018“ in Köln
2019 – ICAS – Vilas Fine Art Colour of Life
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