New Portraits series 'division' for 'metamorphosis' project 2019
Gennadiy Ivanov's new series of portraits using 2D shapes painted with strong colours. He composes portraits of people, breaking barriers between shape, colour and structure, with using a different colour of background, which can be part of the portrait is well. Among this background, Gennadiy's figures and portraits stand out and have a personality of their own. This is portraits is semi-abstract, picasso-esque ,reminiscent of mixture between primitivism, Kandinsky's paintings, Cubist Picasso of cause. The portraits is heavy with contrasts, as seen in geometric shapes, multilayered, translucent and the same time thick lines and bold primary colours he utilises. Mainly size: 80x80cm, oil on linen canvas.