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Esclimont

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Framed Size: 35.75" x 29"

hand-signed serigraph on paper

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About the Work
About the Artist
About the Work

Liudmila Kondakova’s first childhood memories were all bright color: reds, blues, greens, yellows, and whites. She recalls that her first persistent question to the adults around her was “What color is this”? Painting absorbs Kondakova’s whole being. If she is not painting, she is thinking about her current or future projects. The days when she does not work, she considers lost. Liudmila Kondakova painted with egg tempera for many years. It is an unforgiving technique. If you make a mistake, you have to start over. Through this process, she learned planning and discipline and uses those skills to create highly detailed paintings of her favorite cities, places, and spaces. She starts painting from the farthest background area, and she works forward. From the darkest parts of the painting to the lightest, as if she is bringing her composition from darkness to light.

“Esclimont” is part of Liudmila Kondakova’s Chateaux series which is comprised of “Chambord,” “Chenonceau,” “Esclimont,” and “Fontainebleau.” “Esclimont” is a chateau located 50 km southwest of Paris, near Chartres. It was initially built in 1543 by Etienne de Puncher, archbishop of Tours. “Esclimont” in Liudmila Kondakova’s art is elegant, enchanting, and while we look at it, we think of memories we never thought we had. Memories of dreams, and far away places that relax and enchant. The detail in the artwork is astounding, and just as typical as any other Kondakova work. The blue sky above “Esclimont” is a clear indication of Spring. In the surrounding Lake, we see a reflection of the castle, its surroundings, and the clouds above. In Kondakova’s Chateaux series, we have seen the reflective theme repeated continuously, and we wonder if this is Kondakova’s way of asserting authority over detail, art, and nature. The details feature in the architecture of the “Chateau” prove once again that Kondakova is committed to the detail and excellence in her artwork. “Esclimont” is a 16 x 23 – inch hand-signed serigraph on paper.

About the Artist

Born in Russia in 1956, Liudmila Kondakova immigrated to the United States in 1991. A graduate of the Grabar Center in Moscow, she also attended Russia’s School of Sacred Arts, the Moscow Pedagogical Institute and the Moscow Art Institute. Kondakova connects her highly trained background to her artistic expression this way: “In my art, the essence and beauty has always rested in the details.” Original paintings and limited edition prints by Liudmila Kondakova have an honored place in private collections around the world.

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