Eduard Gurevich

The Splendor of Nature

Contemporary Realism

“Art is the reflection of the human soul dazzled by the splendor of beauty.” – Victor Hugo

If many artists are particularly voluble about their work, others on the contrary remain rather uncommunicative. For his part, Eduard Gurevich is the incarnation of discretion. I am reminded of a fabulous painter, the late Jacques Hurtubise (1939-2014), one of Québec’s leading art figure, who, faced with journalists questioning him about the meaning of his flamboyant painting style, angrily answered: “I painted!”

As if the rest was not of his concern. In short, he maintained that a piece of art should be judged on its own merits, without being subject to convoluted theories and muddy discourses. The sentiment becomes crystal clear upon viewing Gurevich’s paintings. The images are strikingly communicative. There is no need for further discourse or skillful shenanigans. The spectator takes note and is instantly moved, in accordance with his personal life’s journey.

April’s Adventure, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 30 in

April’s Adventure, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 30 in

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Eduard Gurevich is represented by Galerie Québec Art, 27 and 40, Notre-Dame street, Québec, Qc, Canada – 418 692-8200

Header image : Sun’s Birth Place, acrylic on canvas, 38 x 57 in

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