Sketches

Resting in the Field on a Hot Summer Day

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Picasso Reversals

Prints of Picasso’s works – his drawing of Don Quixote (1955) and his painting, Girl on the Ball (1905) – hu

Gauguin’s Erotic Dilemma

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Propaganda Poster

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Aging Party Girl

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Drawing Under the Influence: Beer Lover

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Seeing Electricity

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Baby Face

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Ulokhan the Lezgin

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Reading Man

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sleeping Man

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Happy Devil

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.5

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.4

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.3

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

Drawing Under the Influence: Sheet No.1

See explanation here. Drawing under the influence (DUI): operating a pencil while one’s mind slips into paralysis and r

New Construction in Siberia, View from the Window

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Drawing by the Window

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Cat Face

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Doctor’s Paperwork

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Guitarist on the Couch

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Happy Devil

He seemed to always expect you to say something hilarious and was ready to laugh even if you didn’t meant to be funny, a

Nelepa’s Dream

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Mental Patient as Emperor

He wasn’t too bright, wearing a permanently perplexed expression on his face, as if he were always lost in deep philoso

Mobster from the Caucasus

Another patient. I don’t know if he was a real mobster, but he surely talked and acted like one. At one time he stole my

Ulokhan Plays Lezgin Song on Guitar

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Ulokhan Sleeping

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Chechen Magomed, Sketch

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Man Reading in Sunlight

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Artist Drawing Sketch

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Osetin Man, Profile

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Siberian Psycho

This was by no means my best drawing, but just an experiment of what I could accomplish with the limited available materials,

The Renaissance Man

Hailing from the Caucasus, this young man looked like one of Michelangelo’s models. So I also styled it like a Renaissan

Sasha the Moscow Hippy

As my friend and I were traveling in Uzbekistan in 1983, we met Sasha – a self-identified hippy from Moscow. He was sit

Taras Shevchenko Lookalike

This young man reminded me of some of the young Shevchenko’s watercolor self-portraits I had seen in a museum years ago.

Sister Katia as Artemis

I regret never dating my pictures. This one was a rare exception, mostly for decorative reasons. 1984 means I was 24 years old

Reading an Adventure Novel

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Ahmed the Wrestler

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Scenes on the Beach near Tumen in Siberia – 4

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Scenes on the Beach near Tumen in Siberia – 3

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