LADY WITH AN ERMINE
DESCRIPTION: Digital illustrations printed on paper.
This is my final artwork created just before I departed from Belarus to America. Drawing inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, "Dama con l'ermellino" I crafted my rendition, embellishing it with a few additional elements - a phone, symbolizing the ever-present reality and humanity's constant companion, and an envelope containing a plane ticket. This piece served as my farewell message to the city, adorned with symbols representing those who embarked on the journey with me: my former wife Natasha, and our three beloved cats.
This creation came to life without the consent of the local administration, and it brings me great joy to know that it graced the streets of Minsk for almost four years, meticulously maintained by the municipal services.
LOCATION: Vulica Cyrvonaarmiejskaja 22, Minsk, Belarus