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Oleg Karpenko

Oleg Karpenko was born in 1956 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. In 1981, he graduated from the Ekaterinburg Architectural Institute. Since 1986, he has been participating in exhibitions both in Russia and abroad. He lives and works in Ekaterinburg. Oleg works in two ways: in the graphic artsblack and white graffito (cardboard, deepblack gouache, needle) and easel painting

The European Middle Afes are a strong impulse to the artist's creative work. This is not only about time and space, but the epoch of the Middle Ages as the crossroads of the universal way of mankind.

The Perception of the world from the viewpoint of the Middle Ages becomes in his art the clue enabling penetration into human culture, into the past and the future, into eternity.The question of choice is one of the basic ones in the artist's masterpieces. This is the choice between life and death, between good and evil..

Ancient myths eternalhy relevant to the heavens are a key to, and a confirmation of basic events of being, those unseen feelings around which mysterious compositions arise

The Horseman. 1993. Canvas, oil. 138*108. In a private collection.
The Horseman. 1993. Canvas, oil. 138*108. In a private collection.
The Lonely Virgin. 1994. Canvas, oil. 70*70. In a private collection.
The Lonely Virgin. 1994. Canvas, oil. 70*70. In a private collection.
Angel. 1991. Canvas, oil. . 90*70. In a private collection.
Angel. 1991. Canvas, oil. . 90*70. In a private collection.
The Horsemen. 1997. Canvas, oil. 150*120. Exhibited in Paris.
The Horsemen. 1997. Canvas, oil. 150*120. Exhibited in Paris.
George. 1998. Canvas, oil. 150*75. Exhibited in Paris.
George. 1998. Canvas, oil. 150*75. Exhibited in Paris.
The Virgin with the Dove. 1994. Canvas, oil. 70*50. Exhibited in Paris.
The Virgin with the Dove. 1994. Canvas, oil. 70*50. Exhibited in Paris.
Angel. 1991. Canvas, oil. 90*70. In a private collection.
Angel. 1991. Canvas, oil. 90*70. In a private collection.
Catarine. 1998. Canvas, oil. 150*90. Exhibited in Paris.
Catarine. 1998. Canvas, oil. 150*90. Exhibited in Paris.
The Virgin of a dream. 1996. Canvas, oil. 70*50. Exhibited in Paris.
The Virgin of a dream. 1996. Canvas, oil. 70*50. Exhibited in Paris.
Ann. 1994. Canvas, oil. 90*70. Exhibited in Paris.
Ann. 1994. Canvas, oil. 90*70. Exhibited in Paris.
The Helm. 1991. Canvas, oil. 100*75. In a private collection
The Helm. 1991. Canvas, oil. 100*75. In a private collection
Reminiscence. 1993. Canvas, oil. 70*50. Exhibited in Paris.
Reminiscence. 1993. Canvas, oil. 70*50. Exhibited in Paris.
The Hemer. 1998. Canvas, oil. 100*75. Exhibited in Paris.
The Hemer. 1998. Canvas, oil. 100*75. Exhibited in Paris.
The Fish. 1995. Canvas, oil. 100*120. In a private collection.
The Fish. 1995. Canvas, oil. 100*120. In a private collection.