Leonid Afremov is one of the most distinguished contemporary artists known for his unusual... MORE INFO>>
Leonid Afremov is one of the most distinguished contemporary artists known for his unusual painting manner and a powerful emotional impact his artworks have on a human soul. A man of great talent and imagination, he tries to find inspiration in simple things that can sometimes hold more meaning than the loudest words. Looking for new impressions and fresh ideas, Leonid has travelled to numerous countries taking in everything he saw to tell it in the language of color on one of his bright, eye-striking canvasses. Creative, cheerful and dreamy like himself, they convey a strong positive message filling your heart with peace, harmony and delight.
We opened this online art gallery to give art lovers all over the world a chance to enjoy and buy Afremov paintings in an easy and convenient way. But before you proceed to the first page, let us tell you a little more about this wonderful artist and his peculiar style!
What makes Leonid Afremov paintings so special?
After years of creative experiments, Afremov has developed his own painting manner that makes his pictures immediately recognizable and uniquely appealing. How is it different from what we usually call art?
To add volume to his works, the artist uses a very peculiar Impasto technique. By laying oil paint in thick overlapping strokes, he creates a layered texture that gives his paintings a distinct three-dimensional sense.
Instead of brushes, Afremovwields a rather unusual instrument called palette knife to achieve spectacular visual effects. Pressing the blade down at different angles allows him to apply strokes of different size and shape, from large chunky splashes to the finest lines drawn with the very tip of the knife.
Afremov paintings strike the eye with a rich color palette. They resemble motley patchworks where all shades of the spectrum are combined into one cheerful mixture, so vivid the eye can barely hold it. That’s why people find his canvas pictures so fascinating and positive.
In Afremov’s manner, color obviously prevails over shape. Here you won’t find photographic details or precisely reproduced outlines. His artis the world of imagination where how you paint is much more important than what you paint. Each artwork in this gallery is a reflection of Afremov’s soul that captures meaningful moments of life in all their inexplicable charm and striking profundity.
What genres and motifsare represented onAfremov paintings?
Like every artist, Leonid has his own creative preferences. While striving for versatility and trying his skillful hand in different genres, he predominantly paints:
Vibrant cityscapes depicting rain-soaked streets, quiet autumn parks and lover couples strolling down lantern-lit alleys.
Captivating and thought-provokinglandscapes.
Imaginative flower sets and still lifes.
Impressionist-style celebrity portraits.
During his long and prolific career, Afremov has created hundreds of remarkable art samples many of which already found their buyers in the face of private collectors and public establishments. On the pages of his vast art gallery, you’ll find numerous paintings available for sale, from original canvasses to 100% hand-painted recreations of earlier works. While constantly producing new material, Leonid also keeps revising and tweaking his old sketches in line with his maturing vision. Even in dull copy-making routine, we see the work of his ever-searching soul.
Fill your home with color and joy!
If you are in love with contemporary art and exquisite oil paints, beautiful and passionate pictures by Leonid Afremov will make a fine addition to your painting collection. They will fit neatly into any room interior, from a luxurious wood-heavy parlor to a spacious modern-style office with minimal furniture, and create a warm cozy atmosphere in your apartment. Give your place a bright twist and let your imagination run free by ordering one of Leonid Afremov paintings online and getting it shipped right to your doorstep!
I received my 'Spirits by the lake' painting today and I can't stop looking at it. It is very subtley different from the original but this does not distract in any way. The subject matter, and the combination of colours are beautiful. It's taking pride of place in my living room. Thank you Leonid.
Rob Alleway Aug 17, 2015
We cannot say enough good things about Mr. Afremov's work or the customer service we received! From the minute we placed the order we had communication every step of the way in terms of when the painting would be completed, shipping information and tracking. The bullfight canvas we ordered is even more beautiful in person than online. We had an issue with it when it arrived so we contacted customer service, who promptly called us and walked us through steps to a resolution. They were able to help us and we are very satisfied customers! We would recommend these gorgeous paintings to anyone! They are the perfect addition to any home and the quality and customer service we received cannot be beat! The price was reasonable and the shipping was fast. We cannot thank you all enough for painting thus wonderful masterpiece which is sure to be the talk of every family gathering we have moving forward. Thank you all and we hope to purchase more from you in the future! We have been recommending you to all our family and friends.
Lisa Vilacha Feb 11, 2015
We had "The End of Patience" just framed and are just enjoing this beautiful work! The quality of the bright blazing colors on the high-quality canvas are admirable. Thank you also for the uncomplicated shipment to Germany. We've become a huge fan of your work!
Mathias Galk May 23, 2015
We are the proud owners of 45 of Leonid's master pieces and counting! Our latest acquisition is the exquisite and rare Somewhere in Israel. It just arrived and it is glorious. Ordering a paining of a place where you actually lived is always risky as your appreciation of the painting is going to reflect your own experiences and memories. Amazingly, Leonid captures everything so incredibly well: light, color, texture, architecture, plants, even the color of earth, pavement, and houses. We have a full collection in every room. The paintings are new every time you look at them, because you see a figure or a face or an animal hidden in the palate strokes you somehow missed before. Amazing! Pure genius. Modern day Chagal!! Thank you Boris and David for fantastic customer support. Waiting on the Sun of July. I'm sure it will be as amazing as everything else.
Dr Lani Kass Aug 30, 2015
I went to the station and there I saw Afremov paintings. And I say I must have. Now I buy three paintings and stitch them together and put on my mattress and now sleep on Afremov paintings and my back scoliosis is cure and I have no more wrinkle on my nether region. Thank you Dr. Afremov!!