Walking Down The Avenue, 24 1/2 x 20 1/2, framed serigraph
By Slava Ilyavev
Slava was born in Azerbaijan in the former USSR. He began studying art in his hometown of Baku in 1991 and continued his studies at the Avni Institute of Art in Tel Aviv after he immigrated in 1995.
Salva's work is characterized by the heavy texture he creates by applying oil paints with a palette knife. His compositions of light and shadow are inspired by the transitions of the seasons. His work is influenced by post-impressionistic artists such as Van Gough