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Arabian Girl in Istanbul watercolor painting

Original water-colour with inks and oil pastels painting ‘Arabian Girl in Istanbul‘ by Alex Solodov. Watercolor painting, portrait of Arabian Muslim Girl, strongly inspired by everyday life in Istanbul Turkey. Istanbul is a great city decided on two parts European and Asian. Especially in Asian part of İstanbul you can see some old-fashioned traditional wearing […] More

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Japanese Girl in Paris acrylic painting by Alex Solodov

Acrylic painting ‘Japanese Girl in Paris’ by Alex Solodov portrayed a young Japanese girl on abstract background featuring the Eiffel tower the symbol of Paris. This painting inspired by beauty of asian women and my travel to Paris. In this piece I have expressed my feelings about French and Japanese cultures and their points of […] More

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Selfie in Lisbon watercolor painting by Alex Solodov

Original water-colour with sepia and inks painting ‘Selfie in Lisbon’ by Alex Solodov portrayed a beautiful African model in Lisbon, Portugal. Inspired by multicultural street life in Portugal, street art and fashion photography. In expressionistic pop art style. In this painting artist is combined the image of a beauty of a fashion model with expressive […] More

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Summer Heat in evora acrylic cityscape painting by Alex Solodov

Summer Heat in Evora – acrylic cityscape painting by Alex Solodov street view in the centre of Evora, Alentejo, Portugal. Evora it is a delightful city that exudes Portuguese charm and boasts a vast array of fascinating historical monuments. Also this city is famous for it’s vines, olives, cheese and climate especially in the summer […] More

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Girl in Blue Gloves – acrylic palette knife painting by Alex Solodov

Girl in Blue Gloves –  acrylic palette knife painting by Alex Solodov portrayed a young redhead girl wearing in asian style silk dress and blue gloves in vintage Art Nouveau (inspired by natural forms and structures, particularly the curved lines of plants and flowers) interior. This painting inspired by early 20 century modernism art especially Gustav Klimt […] More

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Washing Her Hair acrylic palette knife painting by Alex Solodov

Washing Her Hair – acrylic palette knife painting by Alex Solodov inspired by vintage fashion photography and the work of masters of impressionism Edgar Degas and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Artist created this piece during living on an old farm in Alentejo, Portugal. In this painting he tried to express a ‘vintage’ atmosphere of that place. http://alexsolodov-art.com/content/washing-her-hair-2018/ […] More

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Lisbon in Winter acrylic cityscape painting by Alex Solodov

Lisbon in Winter – acrylic cityscape expressionistic painting by Alex Solodov featuring an iconic Alfama district view in Lisbon, Portugal. The Alfama is the oldest district of Lisbon. Its name comes from the Arabic Al-hamma, meaning “hot fountains” or “baths”. Alfama is only the one from Lisbon neighbourhoods that was survived after 1755 great earthquake and tsunami. […] More

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Garden in the Spring acrylic impressionistic landscape painting by Alex Solodov

Garden in the Spring acrylic impressionistic landscape by Alex Solodov – This plein air painting was made in the farm garden in a sunny day in Alentejo, Portugal. Golden-yellow, green and blue colours on this picture are creating an optimistic atmosphere of the moment when the nature is awakening after a long cold winter. This […] More

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Golden Snake watercolor abstract portrait by Alex Solodov

Golden Snake – watercolor with acrylic painting, abstract portrait of a woman with her hair transformed to snakes by Alex Solodov. In philosophy and esoteric knowledges the snake or serpent is a symbol of the initial material, in need of transformation, the chthonic, moist element of water, female, standing for unconscious symbol for many things […] More

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Spirit of the Temple in mountains acrylic painting by Alex Solodov

Spirit of the Temple in Mountains – acrylic painting by Alex Solodov portrayed a young Japanese girl wearing in traditional kimono as a spirit of a temple in mountains. In Japanese mythology ‘kami’ – word for a god, deity, divinity, or spirit. Kami are of two minds. They can nurture and love when respected, or […] More

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