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Painting and collage art by Igor Skaletsky

Illustration for snob (closeup). Painting and collage art by Igor Skaletsky

White hare queen. Illustration for snob (closeup). Painting and collage art by Igor Skaletsky

Painting and collage art by Igor Skaletsky
Born in Voronezh in 1978, Igor Skaletsky is a talented Russian artist who received his Bachelor’s degree in Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov. In 1990 he emigrated to Israel.
Igor works in mixed media, combining collage and classical painting. One of the most interesting and promising artists of today, Igor Skaletsky first showed his works his first solo exhibition in Israel. There he introduced an entirely new combination, a bridge between the dichotomous values. His work combines traditional painting techniques with modern technology. According to the artist, he gets inspiration from iconic works of art and gives them his own, unique modern interpretation. Thereby, he creates the image of a hybrid, separate from time, place, and context.

Balloons. Collage art by Igor Skaletsky

Balloons

Noteworthy, Igor Skaletsky combines symbols of religion, pop culture, animals and tattoo images as if juggling visual habits and subconscious of viewer. Skaletsky provides an interesting interpretation of the famous stories, and it is difficult to remain indifferent to his art.

Painting and collage art by Igor Skaletsky

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