about this painting:
BLUE AND RED FLOWERS
Virtuosity of the painter in floral paintings
Beauty is spiritual. When you look at the painting you see it at once. When you look at the painting, you can’t help admiring virtuosity of the painter. You feel some kind of emotional equilibrium then.
Link Flower paintings always give much to us. We can even raise quality of life in such an easy way. You can feel happier with lots of beautiful things around. Such paintings have an aesthetic function and develop taste of viewers. Flowers on canvases are great for the interior as they always catch the attention of the viewers. Such decoration can become an excellent centerpiece in the interior.
Development of still life in the works of Gustave Courbet
Being reflections of current trends, art display with flowers can help to understand the epoch better. Look at the floral paintings by famous artists and you will see that every painter has his own philosophy applied to his paintings and flower painting techniques also differ depending upon it.
Compare the floral canvases, painted by:
· Van Gogh
· Renoir and other painters.
You will understand that the paintings with flowers can differ considerably and cause different feelings and emotional state.
Vital force in flower artworks
As for “Blue and Red Flowers”, painted by Afremov, the canvas creates unprecedented expression of motion. It gives you the desire to live. Isn’t it enough to buy the painting?
The painting is written in an elegant way with full depiction of the most delicate shades. He makes the harmony of the bouquet easily and we can see the depth of space created by the skillful strokes of the master. It is also worth noticing the precision of the strokes.
Richness of colors and their variety is transmitted through calibrated gradation and bold contrasts of delicate shades of diverse colors. There is nothing superfluous in this still life. You just see lilac and light beam. The background is dark and contrasts the nice colors of the bouquet. Afremov brought light to this painting. It is really sunny and full of wise vital force.
Afremov showed with this artwork that he is an experienced colorist, but it is not only that. He is a talented philosopher who shows the beauty and wisdom of life through his works. Even using still life, he proved that he is a profound artist.