Alex Solodov Art

Home / Tags / expressive / Essays

Mayan God Video

This video from a process of making Mayan god acrylic palette knife painting. 'Mayan God' - acrylic painting portrayed a mask one of the main gods of ancient maya. The ancient Maya had a complex pantheon of deities whom they worshipped and offered human sacrifices. The Mayan vision of the universe is divided into multiple levels, above and below earth, positioned within the four directions of north, south, east and west. After death, the soul was believed to go to the Underworld, Xibalba (shee bal bah), a place of fright where sinister gods tested and tricked their unfortunate visitors. This painting is from series of artworks dedicated to ancient beliefs and ezoteric secret knowledges.



Mayan God

Acrylic painting portrayed a mask one of the main gods of ancient maya.The ancient Maya had a complex pantheon of deities whom they worshipped and offered human sacrifices. The Mayan vision of the universe is divided into multiple levels, above and below earth, positioned within the four directions of north, south, east and west. After death, the soul was believed to go to the Underworld, Xibalba (shee bal bah), a place of fright where sinister gods tested and tricked their unfortunate visitors. This painting is from series of artworks dedicated to ancient beliefs and ezoteric secret knowledges. I make this painting with pallet knife in expressionism style.


Acrylic on canvas
70 x 50 cm, 27.6 x 19.7 inch
Signed on the back
Unframed
Free registered shipping

500 Euro


Aphrodite

Acrylic painting portrayed the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation - Aphrodite.
Aphrodite had many other names, such as Acidalia, Cytherea, and Cerigo.
In this painting nakedness of the body symbolise the birth of material substance from the eternal light.
In expressionistic pop art style.
Inspired by alchemy and esoterica.

Aphrodite, 2015acrylic on canvas, 54x73 cm

350 Euro (via PayPal)

Bakemono Geisha

Acrylic painting inspired by Japanese culture.
Portrayed a geisha surrounded with bakemono or bake, personages of Japanese folklore.
Bakemono are a class of yōkai, preternatural creatures in Japanese folklore.
Literally, the terms mean a thing that changes, referring to a state of transformation or shapeshifting.
In this painting artist tried to catch the atmosphere from a vintage Japanese horror movies.

Bakemono Geisha, 2015acrylic on canvas, 60x80 cm

500 Euro (via PayPal)



Image from this painting is available for the purchase as:
30 x Limited Edition Prints
Giclee print on archival paper
330mm x 490mm 13 x 19inches
Signed

40 Euro (via PayPal)

Back in USSR

Acrylic painting inspired by beauty of Russian women and remembering about USSR era.
In expressionistic pop art style.
This painting also inspired by Soviet underground art.

Back in USSR, 2015acrylic on canvas, 40x50 cm

This is a video from a process of creation 'back to USSR' painting in my Algarve studio.


This painting has sold. This picture is available for the purchase as:

30 x Limited Edition Prints
Giclee print on archival paper
330mm x 490mm 13 x 19inches
Signed

40$ (Plus Shipping)

September in Algarve

Acrylic painting inspired by beautiful nature in Algarve, Portugal. Algarve a region of Portugal with beaches where you can swim and enjoy the sun during the autumn. Also it's a very quite place with vintage houses and cafes.
Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 50 cm
SOLD

30 x Limited Edition Prints
Giclee print on archival fine art paper
33 cm x 49 cm / 13 x 19 inches
Signed and numbered on the back
Certificate of authenticity

35 Euro
Plus Registered shipping 5 Euro


Returns and exchange
If you are not satisfied with your purchase, we will exchange your item(s) or refund your money (discluding shipping costs) via PayPal up to 8 days after you have received your order.
Shipping policies
All original paintings and fine art prints ship within 1-3 business days from Istanbul, Turkey. Shipping by registered airmail, arrival time: 1-3 weeks depending on the geographical and shipping zone (appr. 1-2 week to EU and Europe, 1-3 weeks to US) . We always use priority registered mail shipping with tracking number. Art prints and originals shipped in a rigid protective flat packaging (for sizes below A3) or rigid protective tube (for sizes A3 and above). Our aim is to dispatch all artwork to you as soon as we receive your order. Time to ship any order is usually in the next business day, but can take up to 3 business days. We currently ship our original artworks and fine art prints worldwide. Shipping of any additional prints and originals in the same order at no extra charge.
Please contact us for more information
alex@alexsolodov-art.com