'A painter feels and reacts with colours...
Tints are like neurons which create a sensation'
'Meditation is a transcendent state which allows you to drift into the mystical world of nature'
'Horse is a perfect creature, both strong and sculpturesque. My intuition senses this perfection as a mirage, as a vision, as a dream'
'White color is the space of light, the infinity, which gives birth to the whole spectrum of tints of colors'
'This is the space of sky, earth and water, melted by the heat of millennia'
'The Dnipro river as well as Kaniv hills are of extremely important social and historical significance to every Ukrainian. United on canvas, they bestow the sensation of timelessness'
'The Carpathians have deep notable distinctive color, which takes up the entire space from the skies to the earth, beaming the eternal energy'
'Exceptional contrast – nearly black, deep shadows of the houses and almost white, sun-embathed cobblestone road... And nearby, crest waves, improvising and shimmering in the sunlight, get scattered into myriads of color combinations'
'Evening is extremely rich in shades of nature changes, this inspires an artist to sensate them by merging and contradistinguishing own feelings, and subsequently finds reflection on canvas through colors and compositions'
'Lake literally reflects the sky. It sentimentally resonates with the nature, potentiating to sense it intimately'
'Silence is when eternity touches prosiness'
'Nostalgia simultaneously allows and makes you feel the reality of the past'
'Color and texture contrasts of a landscape, merging wonderfully in harmony while passing through the spiritual world of an artist, transform nature landscape into a powerful piece of art'
'Abstraction is the freedom from reality for our senses'
The small format of the landscape requires features of composition and decoration, which gives the picture the completeness of a self-contained piece of art. It is a kind of dialogue with Ukrainian landscape artists, outstanding masters of small-format paintings of the late XIX - early XX centuries. - P. Levchenko, I. Pokhotonov, P. Nilus and…
Kryvolap creates a new masterpiece in his suburban studio
Create a new masterpiece
* Data based on the auction records as of December 2014
|Total capitalization of the paintings sold||£441,000|
|Average hammer price||£40,000|
|Percentage of unsold paintings||5%|
|Out of 19 auctioned paintings 13 landscapes, average hammer price||£40,000|
|Average landscape estimate at Ukrainian auctions||£15,000–20,000, hammer price scored above estimate up to 20%|
|Average landscape estimate at International auctions||£30,000–50,000, hammer price scored above estimate up to 300%|