Why are so many Russian painters so damn good? I saw these recently on Flickr.com.
He's posted a host of detail shots which you really need to look through to get a good feel for the piece. Not many painters can pull of this Breugel-esque sort of style though I've seen others try and certainly none of them captured this kind of grand vision. Please, please click on these images to view them larger and then go to the link above and look through all those details!
"Adoration of the Magi" 1997 160x160cm
Adoration of the Magi - detail
"Battle of Celestial Bodies" 1995 150x200cm
Battle of Celestial Bodies - detail