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"Playhouse of Quintessence" newsletter, March 2011


  • Each work expresses simple and clear

    notions that could be conveyed in one

    word. However, translated into the

    language of art, they acquire incred-

    ible wealth of undertones and

    meanings. Colors, gestures, suppleness

    of lines, cold and warm tones, light

    and shadow this is the language of art and shadow this is the language of art

    that relates it to music. This is the

    universal language, language of the


    The artist began conducting his first

    experiments over ten years ago. But

    only now they solidified into a clearly

    defined concept and a philosophical

    base that made it possible to unify

    these paintings into the single Play-

    house of Quintessence series. The

    number of works that make up this colnumber of works that make up this col-

    lection will grow with time.

    Sense of Adolescence 30x14 oil on canvas 2010Giclee Limited editon of 100

    Playhouse of Quintessence series of paintings embodies Michael Chevals philosophical reflections and

    his attempt to express a certain phenomena via limited means. At the core of this idea lies the principle

    of theatrical pantomime where the language of gestures is most important. The task was further compli-

    cated by the artists restriction to use only the face (or the mask) and the hands.

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