Olesya DZHURAEVA

Born in 1982 in the city of Dushanbe in what was then Soviet Tajikistan, Olesya Dzhuraeva (Олеся Джураєвa) moved to Ukraine in 1989.  She now lives and works in the capital, Kiev.  In her formative years, from 2004, she drew in pastel, etched and mixed collograph techniques.  She was then mostly in search of color juxtapositions.  After a few years Dzhuraeva found her personal predilection for the technique of linoleum cuts.  In linocut her talent at using line is revealed.  This linear work is what she now mostly practices to render the world that surrounds her and inhabits her.  Her home town makes regular appearances in her prints, as does life indoors.  A quiet, somewhat frozen atmosphere permeates her esthetic, in which she technically gravitates towards patterns.  Fog, dusk, darkness, humidity, wood, metal or clouds, all are elements of Olesya’s reality which she relishes breaking down into line, dot, crosshatching: into shades of black.

Olesya Dzhuraeva - Deep Forest 2 - linocut 2017
$200

Deep Forest 2

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

Linocut printed in black ink on white wove paper.Edition of 10.Signed, titled in English, numbered, dated and annotated "linocut" in pencil.

On the Way Sold
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On the Way

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Linocut printed on white wove paper, 2015.Edition of 20.Signed, titled, numbered & annotated "linocut" in pencil.

Olesya Dzhuraeva - Free place - linocut 2011
$600

Free Place

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

вільне місце (original Ukrainian title)Linocut printed on brown wove paper.Edition of 20.Signed, titled in Ukrainian, numbered, dated and annotate...

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Olesya Dzhuraeva - Grandmama's... - linocut 2013
$800

Grandmama's...

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

бабусина (original Ukrainian title) Linocut printed in black ink on white wove paper.Edition of 20.Signed, titled, numbered, dated and annotated i...

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Early Morning Sold
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Early Morning

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

На світанку (original Ukrainian title) Linocut printed in black ink on white wove paper.Edition of 20.Signed, titled, numbered and annotated in Ukr...

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Olesya Dzhuraeva - My Ukraine - linocut 2011
$800

My Ukraine

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

Моя «Україна» (original Ukrainian title)Linocut printed on brown wove paper.Edition of 20.Signed, titled in Ukrainian, numbered, dated and annotate...

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Olesya Dzhuraeva - Electric Light - linocut 2018
$400

Electric Light

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

Linocut printed in black ink on white wove paper.Edition of 20.Signed, titled in English, numbered, dated and annotated "linocut" in pencil.

Olesya Dzhuraeva - Deep Forest 1 - linocut 2017 Sold
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Deep Forest 1

DZHURAEVA, Olesya

Linocut printed in black ink on white wove paper.Edition of 10.Signed, titled in English, numbered, dated and annotated "linocut" in pencil.