Burnt Earth  (Works from 1992 - 1994)

"... Kufayev's figures have an unapologetic, antique feel about them. They might be dancers from an Etruscan ewer or maidens from a Roman funerary slab. The whole of his show, ''Burnt Earth, is redolent of archaeological finds - the secrets masquerading as treasures only a few feet under the surface. Blood and Earth are unified in Kufayev's vision, emphasising our origins and our certain end..."

Robin Dutt, "The Independent", 1 July 1994, London

1. Two,  

1992, oil on canvas, 127x106 cm,
London, Collection of Loretta Heywood

2. Running figure,  

1993, oil on canvas, 132x152 cm,
London, Collection of Marwan Al-Turki

3. Falling figure,   

1993, oil on canvas, 122x122 cm,
London, Collection of Sir Elton John

4. Burnt Earth,  

1993, oil on canvas, 127x182 cm,
London, Private Collection

5. Struggling Figure,  

1993, oil on canvas, 122x122 cm,
London, Collection of Sir Elton John

6. Kneeling Figure,  

1993, oil on canvas, 127x127 cm,
London, Collection of Sir Elton John

7. Heartbeat,  

1993, oil on canvas, 127x182 cm,
London, Collection of the Artist

8. Sitting figure,  

1994, oil on canvas, 101x101 cm,
London, Private Collection

9. Girl with Lyre,  

1994, oil on canvas, 121x101 cm,
Germany, Collection of Mr&Mrs Wartenberg

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