Filipo Villani , a descendant of Giovanni Villani wrote this about the master’s ability to convey emotion .
‘ For pictures formed by this brush follow nature’s outlines so closely that they seem to the observer to live and breathe and even to perform certain movements and gestures so realistically that they appear to speak ,weep,rejoice and do other things .’
2010 – 2011 ‘ Waiting Series ‘ Oil On Canvas Being in Cyprus has revoked a new identity with myself as a painter and my Armenian heritage . How important is this new identity?
In order to fulfill my true status as a painter, one has to have a slice of history in the paintings that I have approached and explored . …….
‘ A successful gesture drawing captures the essence of a subject in a few lines ‘
2015 ‘ Figure Drawing 1 & 2 ‘ Ink On Paper
Time For Reflection Time for thought , Tine To Absorb
” To remain satisfied solely with the outward is to betray the very nature of the human spirit ‘. Albert Einstein
Footnotes …..Reflection of my Armenian identity. Use of family history . Must produce identity or decay . Truth in painting . Without truth no form of painting can exist or be born . Sevan’s work is described as ‘ Intense personal images . Figurative in style which draw on his personal and family history ‘
2014 – 2016 ‘ Mother & Child ” Oil On Canvas 100 years