Level LoadingLot 74 Year: 2016
Material, technique: Oil on canvas
Size: 120 х 150 cm Estimate: $3247 Start bidding: $2727 SOLD FOR $2727
Maria Semenskaya is a contemporary Russian artist, a graduate of the St. Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design. At the moment, she lives and works in Moscow. Her works have been exhibited in the Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art (Moscow), 11.12 Gallery. The artist gives the landscape background a symbolic depth. The chosen composition uses the property of the eye to move in the direction suggested by certain conventional lines. Such lines lead the gaze within the borders of the enclosed shape not letting the audience’s attention to scatter and making them focus on the central figure. She emphasizes the essential details of the moment eliminating the usual order of the painting. It unites her works where the human takes the central place both in semantic and plastic sense.