Evgenia Buravleva (b. 1980), who studied at the Surikov Academy in Moscow, primarily in the studio of Pavel Nikonov, passed through the school of Russian realistic landscape. For her, nature is understood as an exceptionally complex anatomy of the soul of the beholder, and the landscape reveals as much about the viewer as it does about the painter. In the interview, she talked about how photography became an indispensable tool in her artistic practice, about the three steps of uncovering a landscape and how she discovered the right technique – with a little help from Turner.
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