Sergey Smirnov

Sergey Smirnov(1)Biographic Intro: Sergey Ivanovich Smirnov (Russian: Серге́й Ива́нович Смирно́в), 12 April 1953 – 8 November 2006, was a Russian artist.

In looking at his art, one can easily appreciate that Smirnov ranks Gustav Klimt, the Austrian painter whose images were a cornerstone of the art nouveau movement, as an important influence. He also cites Modigliani and Rembrandt as major influences, as well as Andrei Rublev and Pheophan Grek, who were celebrated masters of Slavic icon painting. Smirnov’s style has echoes of his favorite period of Russian art, known as “parsuna”, which bridged the worlds of religious and personal portraiture read more…

Serigraph on Canvas