'Bodies I' vintage 1971 abstract surrealist oil painting by Nikolay Nikov - 'NICHE'
following in the evolutionary steps in modern art giants such as Hans Arp, Joan Miro and Calder, Nikov explores the relations of object and shadow in his 'Bodies' series
here the abstract sensual shapes of nude bodies are represented by fluid circular forms in the hedonistic red color palette and then juxtaposed by hues of intimate midnight greens, blues and purples of dusk
oil on board
signed & dated
dimensions: 21" x 29"
Nikolay Nikov, called Nicheto by everybody, was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1924
his versatile style developed from his beginnings at a French art school in Paris to his repatriation in Sofia; Bulgaria in the early 60's amidst the harsh years of socialism. Nikov's rise to prominence culminates with the highest honor of having one of his flower paintings made into a national post stamp in the mid 70's. Belated tendencies of the French and German Abstract Expressionism movements of the turn of the century could be found in his early works and later interpretations of styles ranging from Modernism to Soviet Non-Conformism are skillfully woven into an own original style.
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