The Essence of Trust

A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Kirill Marlinski is underway in Kyiv’s House of Decentralization, which is home to U-LEAD (project by EU and its Member States Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Poland and Sweden). It is a new platform to showcase Ukrainian contemporary art to the international community. Following is a translation of an interview […]

Marlinski and Kandinsky

“Discovering new perspectives is vital especially for an artist,” says Anna Parovatkina – a reporter for “The Day” newspaper. She was very kind to share her experience at my current solo exhibition with us. Following is a translation of her article: Decentralization as art! A solo exhibition of Kirill Marlinski paintings has laid the foundation […]

Fast food

Running in. Ordering stuff. Stuffing it in. Running out. So many people. I sit down. Some girl grabs a seat and starts pushing a burger into her head. I almost cry. It looks like she hasn’t eaten for days. I feel like her jaw is about to crack, but the BigMac fits. I draw her mouth […]

There’s a Ghost in Town… 

…  a ghost street to be exact. Kiev is an old city and hundreds of streets have been appearing and disappearing over its lifespan. I took a walk and discovered another side of town… A great and visible example of a ghost street is Petrivska Street, which is right in the middle of the city […]

Imperfect Conscience, The Great Unmasking Series, Mask, Large Oil on Canvas Painting, 100*110cm, 2017 MMXVII, Contemporary Art by Artist: Kirill Marlinski

Imperfect Conscience

Is this a spontaneous creation? Not sure. What I can tell You is how it came to be… Like in the evolution of our kind – we are not exactly sure how to answer the question – why. We grasp closer to the truth within the limitations of reason… First there was red on canvas. […]

Studioberry, MMXVI, #marlinski

Time is Money

How much is an extra hour of worth when You lay on Your death bed and just need that extra time to say just that one thing to that one person? I bet, it could be a fortune, it could be all. And you’ll be right… Or maybe you’ll have nothing to say. Who knows…