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Micheal Cheval

The world’s leading surrealist artist, specializing in Absurdity, an inverted side or reality, a reverse side of logic. It is a game of imagination, where all ties are carefully chosen to construct a literary plot. Any one of Cheval’s paintings is a map of his journey into illusion. His work is often metaphorical and requires a sharp eye to decipher the often hidden allusions.

  Born in 1966 in Kotelnikovo, a small town of southern Russia, Cheval developed passion for art in his early childhood. When his family moved to Germany in 1980, the West European culture made a great impression on the young artist. In 1986, he moved to Turkmenistan and graduated from Ashgabad school of Fine Art. Absorbing Eastern philosophy and the character of Central Asia, he began working as an independent professional artist, shaping his style and surrealistic direction. His decision to immigrate in 1997 to USA began a new epoch for the artist. He returned to the Western culture that greatly inspired him in his German youth, but now he brought his own experience, his philosophy, and vision.

 

  In 1998, Cheval became a member of the prestigious New York’s National Arts Club where he was distinguished with the Exhibition Committee Award in 2000. He is also a member of the Society for Art of Imagination since 2002. Cheval published two full-colored art albums—Lullabies in 2004 and Nature of Absurdity in 2007. His work is internationally acclaimed and can often be seen in USA galleries and abroad.

Queen-of-Spades
Queen-of-Spades
Unfulilled-Prophecies
Unfulilled-Prophecies
zenith
zenith
Hush
Hush
Harbor of Hope
Harbor of Hope
Guardian Angel,
Guardian Angel,
Fool on a hill
Fool on a hill
Echo of Misconceptions
Echo of Misconceptions
Everlasting Souls of Love
Everlasting Souls of Love
Distilled Blues
Distilled Blues
Comparative Analogy II
Comparative Analogy II
Call The Doctor
Call The Doctor
Anna
Anna
Circle of Time
Circle of Time
April
April
12th Caprice of Casanova
12th Caprice of Casanova
Premonition
Premonition
Leda Victoria
Leda Victoria
Sound Money
Sound Money
EndSpiel
EndSpiel
Queen of Heart
Queen of Heart
Magica Lesson IV
Magica Lesson IV
Lullaby of Uncle Magritte
Lullaby of Uncle Magritte
Love Hunter
Love Hunter
Gone to the dogs
Gone to the dogs
Discord of Analogy II
Discord of Analogy II
Delighted by Light
Delighted by Light
Dance of Little Swans III
Dance of Little Swans III
Angel of Florence
Angel of Florence
Angel-of-Key-West
Angel-of-Key-West
Imagine III
Imagine III
Alter Ego Convention
Alter Ego Convention
Vessel Of Utter Bliss
Vessel Of Utter Bliss
Trojan Defense
Trojan Defense
Train of Thought
Train of Thought
The Proposal II
The Proposal II
Sounding-Silence-III
Sounding-Silence-III
Songs Of The Island of Sirens
Songs Of The Island of Sirens
The old man and the Sea
The old man and the Sea
Sunset Tango
Sunset Tango
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