Alex Kanevsky is one of my favorite living painters. Kanevsky’s works are primarily concerned with the expression of time and movement. Taking the figure as his primary subject matter, the artist’s abstracted versions of reality seek to convey his personal and particular worldview with “extreme clarity." Exploring stillness and speed simultaneously, the artist displays a Futurist sensibility through his multilayered canvases. His compositions frequently juxtapose static, monumental objects with quick, expressive brushstrokes in order to suggest that people are defined by their motion and actions, rather than their physical place in the world.
(Quoted from Wikipedia)