Sergey Antipov is indeed a master of still life paintings. He combines independent and distinct objects to portray a brilliant idea. In this paintings, “Trophies” Antipov wants the viewer to pay attention to determine the distinct elements of this paintings. And also, how they relate with each other to meet Antipov at his inspirational confluence.
Antipov illustrated the success of a hunter through the image of his shiny gun and two of his games including his other hunting apparels after his course in search for game. He placed all his hunting tools and relevant objects including the games together to represent the result and the process for his realization and achievement after a cumbersome and relentless search for game.
The painting is nonetheless forthright with its meaning and relates well with the name of the painting. The content looks well balanced and bold. It is figurative enough and instills passion in the viewer.