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"Portraits in the Digital Age"
2000-06-30 until 2000-07-31
London, , UK United Kingdom

Sometimes a great portrait suggests a story not only of a moment but also of an entire life. ArtLondon.Com's highly renowned portrait artists can immortalise your chosen image breaking from the traditional boundaries of conventional sittings and photographic portraiture. Specialists in Portraiture, Russian fine art, Photography, Asian art, Oriental rugs and textiles, ArtLondon.Com offers access to International art and antiques, providing information, news, an online auction and links to the plethora of UK's museums, galleries and events.

International celebrity Portrait artists like Barbara Kaczmarowska-Hamilton, with her ability to create an exceptional likeness, was handpicked to immortalise Pope John Paul II and members of the Royal Family. Portraits by the Moscow Academy of Art graduate Rinat Kuramshin are reminiscent of the Great Russian 19th century realist art, and particularly that of Karl Bryullov - one of the greatest Russian maestros of the portrait genre. Distinguished artist Cristian Aviles has for many years studied the techniques of the old masters of the Flemish, Venetia and Spanish schools of thought. The faces of his portraits capture the beauty and truth of the individual.

Ukrainian born Lena Kurovska a graduate from Kiev's Art Academy has astute attention to detail in her Contemporary approach to portraiture, and Ulyana Gumenuik trained at St. Petersburgh Academy of Fine Art and then in London, where she found the transition from rigorous Figurative and Classical disciplines to Contemporary and Representative teaching a rare combination to use as the basis for her work. Christian Furr is the newest member to join our team, his style ranges from the contemporary to the elegant and intriguing. At the age of 28 he became the youngest artist to portray the Queen, after the Queen herself chose him, from a short-list of artists. Most recently UK TV's Channel Four commissioned Christian Furr to paint a portrait of show hosts Johnny Vaughan and Liza Tarbuck for 'The Biggest Breakfast Ever' A special Millennium show that was screened on New Years Day 2000 from 12.30 AM to 9AM.

Traditionally, commissioned portrait artists painted flattering likenesses of historical figures. Today portraits may depict human passion in formal and informal poses engaged in day-to-day activities. From simple, eloquent studies to penetrating portraits, ArtLondon.Com's artists will create everlasting portraits for you, of your friends, your family, your pets and even horses! Your portrait can be produced in a choice of mediums, and will be made with the best materials available ensuring the greatest longevity and durability in time.

The commissioned portrait looks set to become the interior design accessory of the 21st Century. You can view some of the work from these artists online at the ArtLondon website http://www.artlondon.com/portrait/index.htm

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