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2014. - the year of the blood Moons

Painting, XX century, 100×100 cm

Description of the artwork «2014. - the year of the blood Moons»

Oil on canvas, mixed media, Completed in early 2014. FilosofoArt
Devoted to the events occurring in the year of the double blood red moon (April, October), coinciding with the Jewish Passover and Tabernacles. This phenomenon will be 8 by Christmas. In the foreground is a Pegasus and a monk with a scythe. in the background at the top, the face of the crying boys,the tower of Babel(Hebrew. מיגְדָּל בָּבֶל Migdal BA vel) is a legendary tower, which is dedicated to the biblical tradition, as set out in Chapter 11 of Genesis (Gen. 11:1-9). According to this legend, after the flood mankind was represented by one people speaking the same language. From the East the people came to the land of Shinar (in the lower reaches of the Tigris and Euphrates), where he decided to build a city called Babylon and a tower to the heavens to "make a name". The construction of the tower was interrupted by God, who created new languages for different people, that they no longer understand each other, blood-red moon, as a symbol of the bloody events of 2014.
The picture square shape, in memory of Kazimir Malevich, the side red, in memory of Mikhail Bulgakov : "In a white cloak with blood-red lining, shuffling cavalryman's..." "Master and Margarita"
These two, great man, were natives of Kiev.
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Art form: Painting

Subject and objects: Genre scene

Style of art: Surrealism

Technique: Oil

Materials: Canvas

Date of creation: XX century

Size: 100×100 cm

Location: Elena Babinets

Artwork in selections: 2 selections