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This collage is a work from a series of real collages on canvas, made using the author's collage technique (this is a ruling technique commonly used in the restoration field), exclusively with CANSON paper and presented by the author to the platform, in his last phase of artistic research. This work was created in 2019 and took part in two exhibitions in Milan: Personal exhibition of Andrei Maksimjuk in Hotel Santa Barbara,Milan in 2019 and in the exhibition in VS Arte Contemporanea Gallery, Milano. THE CONSTANT RETURN. Between Milan and Rome in 2020. The artist get inspiration from the CANSON paper colors: Aurora, Conchiglia, Ice Blue, Pearl Gray, Flannel Gray, Caoutchouc, Trianon Gray, Slate Gray, Sky Gray, Light Gray, Smoke Gray, Mottled Gray, Ocean Green, etc. The characters of Andrei Maksimjuk take shape through body language from movements hidden from the naked eye, in their naturalness, sometimes expressing faith, sometimes joy or love, with grace appropriate only to the nature itself.


PublisherAndrei Maksimjuk
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About the artist

Andrei Maksimjuk is estonian artist. He was born in Tallinn but lives in Milan for a long time. He got the bachelor's and master's degree in painting and drawing in Estonian Academy of Arts and Breara - the Academy of Arts in Milan, which occupies a very important place for the artist. Maksimjuk experimented in various directions: restoration, teaching, organization of exhibitions, design and first of all painting. He experimented also with different techniques: drawings, collages, mixed media. Andrei Maksimjuk was an apprentice of the famous artists Luca Vernizzi and Ulysses Sartini, who occupy an important place in his becoming as an artist. Andrei Maksimjuk has solo exhibitions in Estonia, Finland and Milan and participated in collective exhibitions, including the 2009 "Glocal Art 2. Young Artists Without a Wall" at the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan ", Sea Level ”in St. Petersburg (Russia),“ Dialogue and Identity ”at the Kaiserliche Hofburg in Innsbruck (Austria). Lives and works in Milan. 

Andrei Maksimjuk uses the artistic environment with the intention of taking the viewer into a sophisticated world of lightness of mind and silence. The artist's works are very deep. The circumstances in which Maksimjuk's figures appear determine a vision that is more than surreal, suggesting unreal places. There is a secret in this. And artist invites the viewer to go in it and discover the depth of the world around and yourself.

Other work of Andrei Maksimjuk

The secret life of flowers
New Media, 35x45x5.5 cm (w/h/d)
The Quartet
New Media, 30x42x5.5 cm (w/h/d)
Snow White
Painting, 65x93x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
The boredom does not leave the trace
Painting, 80x127x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
The ocean and the island
Painting, 100x100x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
Children with Rabbits
Painting, 100x100x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
The Youth
New Media, 30x30x5.5 cm (w/h/d)
The Sophisticated Lady
Painting, 100x100x2.5 cm (w/h/d)
The Horizon
Work on paper, 50x70x1 cm (w/h/d)
The Youth
Work on paper, 90x60x2.5 cm (w/h/d)