FAMOUS ARTIST Andrey Shishkin

Original Portrait

‘’Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.’’ Jackson Pollock

Andrey Alekseevich Shishkin, born in 1960 – Born and raised in Moscow. From the age of fifteen he has been engaged in painting, works as an artist in a private studio.

The main direction in creativity is portraiture, historical, genre painting. The paintings have great energy, depth and expressiveness. The artist works in a realistic manner based on the traditions of academic painting.

The theme of Slavic history, pagan polytheism, epics and fairy tales occupies a special place in the artist’s works. This ancient world in the artist’s paintings is more than a reconstruction of images, the paintings carry a deep symbolic meaning, filled with great respect for the history of the country and uncanny true patriotism.

Praying Woman

2001

A praying woman is prepared with the Word of God. She goes to battle not only for herself but for those around her.