Yury Darashkevich

Yury Darashkevich

Yury Darashkevich paints finely rendered women against void backgrounds, and for my money he’s at his best when creating his large-scale close-ups; the empty backgrounds become foregrounds as drips of paint bleed over the edges of hairdos and shoulders, while the women stare back at you with looks that suggest you had better take them seriously.  Before you head over to his site though, I should warn you that some of his work is NSFW.

Yury Darashkevich

Yury Darashkevich

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9 Responses to “Yury Darashkevich”

  1. canvas art says:

    absolutely stunning work!

  2. what a talent! I dream of painting like this. I’m getting better and better as each year passes, but this is my goal. these pieces are exquisite, well done I admire your vision…..

    I’ve commented previously but stumbled here again, I can’t get away from this great work!!!

  3. taniaD says:

    if you will have change to be in Toronto visit Yury’s solo show “HER”
    at Gallery One, 121 Scollard St. Toronto (416) 929-3103
    May 27 to Jun 24, 2010

  4. shamrock says:

    Fantastic work, really vibrant and alive. Love it.

  5. Nadya Sayapina (Demidenko) says:

    I love your painting more and more. And I still keep it on our walls in Minsk. I’m a growing artist know and I also get some knowledge from your work. I really want to have a conversation if it’s possible. Thank you for being and for your great art!!!)
    (artist_sna@mail.ru)

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