«I do not apprehend portraits as some sort of document that certifies a human’s existence. I believe that everyone has a certain image, a representation of oneself even if they are not aware of it. But when I create a portrait it is this representation that I reveal. I usually start with a sketch, then transpose it to the canvas and it is during this process that the representation emerges. The representation is partly imaginary, partly based on the person’s stories about himself or on what others tell about him. While creating the portrait the representation may transform and become almost unrecognisable”.
«Vsglyad na granitse neba i prosi” [A glance on the frontier between the sky and the prose] (Triumph Gallery, Москва, 2018), «We Art Weekend Now» (Garazh Gallery, Moscow region, 2013), «Candy Kingdom» (Garazh Gallery, Moscow region, 2013).