The first picture in the series «Five Elements of War or Evolution of Dictate»
The painting - «The Face of War» was created by in response to the events of 2014 in Ukraine, when Russia showed aggression and attacked the eastern part of the country, thus creating the largest military conflict in Europe since the Second World War endangering world security.
This anti-war painting is created from cartridge cases taken at the different parts of front. Unique of its kind and the only in the world mosaic - installation, which depicts the face of a cynical political tyrant Vladimir Putin is the first in the history work of art made in such a technique and style and has a philosophical conceptual meaning: «It does not matter how the war would be enlighten, and how it would look - it consists of the lives of innocent people.»
This work has an unusual property to change the colour and facial expressions depending on the change of the lighting. Portrait has a set of characters where is possible to see the fate, fear, pride, cruelty and hatred, sorrow and confusion...