17 May 2018
May 26 Art Gallery "Manufaktura" presents a solo exhibition of the Chernigov
artist Yevgeny Shapovalov under the title "Anthropogenesis: Origins, Object, Body."
Anthropogenesis literally means the emergence and development (genesis) of man (anthropos)
in a broad sense. In the context of art and this exhibition is the evolution of mankind
in the manifestations of his ancient cultures, works, objects and shows of the most people without
Being in search of own style, using original technique, the author
notes unexpected solutions. In his works interesting thoughts are traced
concerning everyday things, and age-old subjects are revealed on a modern background.
Eroticism in his paintings - this is a special look at a woman, an attempt to look into the secret world
her desires and instincts.
In the works of the young artist there is always a place for the daring
experiment. He is critical to his work, receptive to advice and open to everything.
new, which appears at the junction of different approaches, styles and directions. Painter
combines incoherent, mixes different techniques: pastel and oil, graphics and
easel painting, easily changes genres, moving from a still-life to a landscape, from
nude to the portrait.
The artist respectfully regards the classics where he studied: "This is the best school
for the artist. I made copies trying to understand the technique of masters. In the learning process
there was an understanding of what I would be doing. With what I will come to art, what a trace
I leave it - you can not paint and do not ask such questions. "
Eugene Shapovalov was born in 1986 in Simferopol. Member of the National Union
artists of Ukraine, the repeated participant of regional and all-Ukrainian exhibitions and
international projects. Winner of the All-Ukrainian Plein Air "Best Artist"
Inspired by the pictures of a young artist in the art gallery "Manufacture" can be up to 20
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