Russian Jewish Painting Grandparents Judaica Original Oil Ari Roussimoff
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Russian Jewish Painting Grandparents Judaica Original Oil Ari Roussimoff:
A Beautiful Rare Large Early 1969 Oil Portrait of a Pious Elderly Jewish Married Couple Seated in Their Humble Home in a Russian, Ukrainian, Polish or Most Any Eastern European Shtetl Town. A Heartwarming Poetic Judaica Artwork by World Famous Russian-European Painter and Film Director Ari Roussimoff ”GRANDPARENTS OF THE OLD COUNTRY” HIGHLY EXPRESSIVE AND VERY BEAUTIFUL PIETY AMIDST HUMBLE SURROUNDINGS THIS ELDERLY COUPLE HAVE WORKED HARD THEIR ENTIRE LIVES. ALTHOUGH TIRED, THEY RADIATE GREAT SPIRITUALITY AND LOVE. THE SAMOVAR IS AN EVERYDAY ESSENTIAL A HEARTWARMING AND SOULFUL PAINTING SENSITIVE AND POETIC COLOURS AN EVOCATION OF A LONG GONE PAST "GRANDPARENTS OF THE OLD COUNTRY" 1969 Oil on Canvas 34 x 40 inches "GRANDPARENTS OF THE OLD COUNTRY" is a beautiful and very poetic original early painting by International Artist Ari Roussimoff. This is a wonderful and sensitive portrayal of an old Jewish married couple in a typical setting of a Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and Eastern European Shtetl Environment. Here one sees great piety amidst humble surroundings. The faces are lovingly rendered. These elderly people have worked hard their entire lives and although tired, they radiate great spirituality and love. On the table to the left is the Samovar. This heartwarming work is painted with the vigorous brushwork of Expressionism combined with colours that are delicate and warm. There is lovely texture throughout the work. "GRANDPARENTS OF THE OLD COUNTRY" is an Authentic Signed and Dated Ari Roussimoff Oil on Canvas Painting, measuring 34 x 40 inches and dating to 1969. Buyer will receive a certificate of authenticity. This painting is exceptional! A perfect addition to any quality collection of fine art or Judaica. Payment is expected within 3 days of sale close. International buyers should first contact us to find out about exact charges and conditions. Thank You. Here is a Great Opportunity to offer on and own this Colourful Original Painting by World-Class Artist Ari Roussimoff. Paintings by Roussimoff are being purchased by art collectors the world over. Works such as this one bring joy to any home. "GRANDPARENTS OF THE OLD COUNTRY" 1969 Oil on Canvas 34 x 40 inches Photo Gallery (below) Here is a small selection of photos showing Roussimoff's paintings being displayed in prestigious art galleries and museums. (below) Magazine & newspaper articles and announcements for Roussimoff exhibits in different languages (below) Roussimoff's live appearances. 1. Lecturing to university students. 2. Featured on MTV. 3. Amusing a sell-out crowd in New York's famed Disco club, The "Limelight". (below) Ari Roussimoff on a snowy winter day ABOUT ARI ROUSSIMOFF Ari Roussimoff, a critically acclaimed painter and film director, has been called one of the most prolific and creative artists of his generation. His paintings of Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish, symbolic and Masonic themes have earned him much acclaim and they have been shown in over 80 exhibitions worldwide, including at the Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts Galleries, M.L. International Gallery of Fine Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, A & J Galleries, The Bucharest Museum , The Nicholas Roerich Museum, Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library and Museum, The Peter Fingesten Gallery-Pace University, Arma Galleries, Galerie Ehmer, Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery-Frostburg State University, The Theodor Herzel Institute, Masonic Hall-Grand Lodge of New York, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Weintraub Gallery, Anthology Film Archives, Ingber Gallery, Caesars Atlantic City, Hudson Guild Art Gallery, YM-YWHA, Art Gallery of the Educational Alliance, Galerie Fischer, Ukraine Club Gallery and many others. Among the many who have lauded Ari Roussimoff's paintings were the modern art masters Marc Chagall and Oskar Kokoschka. And as a teenager, he was invited to lunch with Salvador Dali and his wife Gala. For some years now, Ari Roussimoff has also been active as a director of motion pictures. His first full-length feature film was the critically acclaimed surrealist horror movie, “SHADOWS IN THE CITY”. Roussimoff won the Phantom of the Movies’ award for Best Documentary of 1999 for his incredible film, “FREAKS UNCENSORED” (directed by Roussimoff, screenplay by Vivian Forlander). Considered by critics and audiences alike as the best ever documentary about Circus Sideshow Performers, “FREAKS UNCENSORED” was listed by the esteemed Facets Movie Lovers Video Guide as one of THE BEST DOCUMENTARY MOVIES OF ALL TIME! Roussimoff’s colorful life also includes creating sets for a Broadway show, costume design, performance art, hosting a three-part television music program on MTV and appearing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in a non-singing acting role. A colorful speaker, the artist has given many talks on his work (and still does). Roussimoff has lectured at colleges, universities, cultural institutions, and various functions in both Europe and America. He has perfectly meshed his life as a painter and as a filmmaker in a way that has not been done before. A world traveler, Roussimoff has lived and worked in Zurich, Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Munich, Miami Beach and San Diego, among other places. Roussimoff works at painting all the time and considers each picture an adventure.