The European Middle Afes are a strong impulse to the artist's creative work. This is not only about time and space, but the epoch of the Middle Ages as the crossroads of the universal way of mankind.
Oleg Karpenko was born in 1956 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. In 1981, he graduated from the Ekaterinburg Architectural Institute. Since 1986, he has been participating in exhibitions both in Russia and abroad. He lives and works in Ekaterinburg. Oleg works in two ways: in the graphic artsblack and white graffito (cardboard, deepblack gouache, needle) and easel painting
The Perception of the world from the viewpoint of the Middle Ages becomes in his art the clue enabling penetration into human culture, into the past and the future, into eternity. The question of choice is one of the basic ones in the artist's masterpieces. This is the choice between life and death, between good and evil.
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