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Dnepr to Infinity Dnepr Returns Dnepr (soft focus) Dnepr (neon/dark) New City Futur III Dnepr II Dnepr V Dnepr III Dnepr VI Mini Futur II Carousel II Dnepr IV Dnepr Dnepr, Phase One The Meeting Mini Futur Dnepr Wonderland Carousel Wonderland Carousel Futur II Futur

Dnepr Returns
Size: 20" x 24"
Medium: Oil on canvas
Date: 2015

Hook Collection, Roseville, CA

Dnerp Returns, is part of a series of paintings devoted to a building influenced by a circus arena situated in the city of Dnipropetrovsk, also called Dnepr, by local inhabitants. Dnepr is located on the Dnieper River in East-Central Ukraine. Dnipropetrovsk has been the major center of the steel industry from the beginning of the 20th century until the present. It has also dominated in the machine-building and aero-spacebuilding industry since the 1950s. Through researching about the city of Dpner and the circus arena, I felt inspired to create my own interpretation of the building- a spaceship influence, and making it part of a new frontier.

Dnepr Returns is a painting commission which was to create a replica taken from Dnepr (soft focus) painting I did in 2010. Again this time, I softened the building a bit and changed to monochromatic green-grey and soft white tones...seen as a memory of Dnepr!


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