BLUE DRESS — oil painting on canvas

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    Signed on the front and back
  • Certification
    COA signed by the artist
  • Size
    15"x25" (38cm x 64cm)
  • Medium
    Hand painted by Afremov Studio
  • Materials
    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
  • Catalog ID
    1040228
  • Location
    United States
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    Free worldwide
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We would like to present hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of Afremov's artwork mentioned in the title. This art piece made by Leonid Afremov Studio with the same amount of soul and emotion just like the first original painting. The piece is created with oil paint on artistic canvas using Afremov's unique technique of a palette knife. The artwork has a lot of texture, you can feel the strokes by touching this painting. By purchasing on our site, you are buying directly from Leonid Afremov Studio. We guarantee your satisfaction and the best customer experience.

The artwork is signed on the back and on the front. The certificate of authenticity will include the name of the owner who purchased the piece of artwork. The certificate is signed by Leonid Afremov Studio. If you are buying this painting as a gift, please provide us the name of the gift recipient for the certificate. We can also ship to the address of the recipient of your gift.

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 about this painting:

DANCING AS MEANS OF EXPRESSION

TO DANCE IS TO LIVE

When we look at ballerinas on the stage, we only see the grace and beauty of their movements. However, we almost never think about how hard it must have been for them to reach that level of agility.

There are hundreds of ballet schools in the world. The most famous is probably the Royal Ballet School in London. Moreover, there are a couple of good ballet schools in Russia and in the USA. Here are some facts about ballet dancers that you might not know:

  • The students that are talented enough to enter such academies start training at a very young age, around 3-4 years old. They have to overcome a lot of difficulties in order to develop flexibility, grace and technique.
  • At the age of 12-14 they can apply to dancing academies that prepare professional dancers. Really prestigious schools of this kind are pretty expensive but they guarantee that you will be admitted to the best ballet troupes in the world. Because you will learn from the best.
  • The rules of these academies are very strict. Students live in the campus and additionally to normal school subjects have to study History of Arts, History of Music and other professional subjects. And, of course, they have to dance. A lot!

To be a ballet dancer is as hard as to be a professional athlete. Their lives are very intense, and they often get injured during trainings. Anyway, if you work hard, it will pay off pretty quickly. Ballerinas start their careers at a very young age.

FROM BALLET TO ART

Being an artist, Afremov understands better than anyone else the ballerinas. You can see a magnificent result on canvas but you have no idea of how much work it is and what a painter had to overcome in order to create a painting.

At first sight, it looks like a simple blue canvas, but if you look closer you will see a ballerina on this painting. Afremov decided to paint her not on stage but in the gym, warming up, preparing for an important concert. She is wearing a simple black maillot. We cannot see her face, so she remains anonymous as a general incarnation of all ballet dancers.

Her figure is in the center of the composition so that we would not be distracted by anything else. She is not moving but chaotic strokes of colors kind of hint on what is going to happen next.

 

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Testimonials
We just received our latest additions to the LARGEST collection of Leonid Afremov's masterpieces on the East Coast: Corsican Sunset and two custom matched pieces titled Oriental Dreams. GLORIOUS! Leonid's art is so amazingly expressive creating different --but always happy--moods. The Oriental Dreams look dreamy in our bedroom (where they join 4 other Afremov masterpieces). The Corsican Sunset is a perfect addition to our downstairs gallery, where it joins and complements our sea and sky collection. Of course, the ones that we see most and most often are in the family room. EIGHT amazingly vivid, inspiring beauties transport you into a world of sun and light and movement and color. So happy! Every time we look up we discover something new hidden in the palette strokes. Different perspective and an awe inspiring art. Thank you all for bringing so much beauty into our lives! Boris and David are the best-bar none--in customer service. They truly go out of their way to exceed all expectations. Bless you all!!!
Ilana Kass, Jan 11, 2015
Amazing paintings and fast shipping
We ordered two original recreations, it was a dream of ours to have one of Leonid Afremov´s paintings and now we got two! Not only are they more amazing than we expected but also the shipping was very fast, considering it came from Mexico all the way to Portugal. We are so grateful for all the work from the studio in sending us these wonderful paintings. And we are so thankful to finally have two of Leonid Afremov´s paintings in our home.
Rita Rodrigues, Aug 12, 2020
What an artist. We have purchased five of his paintings in the last year and look forward to see what is next on our list. Colors are so bright and beautiful you can't help but see his paintings in any room. We even had him do a custom from a photo and it is so awesome. Everyone that sees them are impressed.
David, Jan 6, 2017