Masterpiece Theatre features paintings influenced by Ana Tzarev's longstanding interest in Japanese history, culture and the arts. Throughout her life, Ana Tzarev has traveled extensively in Japan and developed a deep respect for the people and culture of the country. Kabuki is the most ancient form of entertainment in Japan and is a classical Japanese dance-drama.
Ana Tzarev's Kabuki paintings capture the essence of theatre in only one frame, intensifying every nuance of the performance and preserving for future generations this beautiful creation of Japanese culture. To enhance these powerful figures, the artist combines her signature use of vivid color and thick texture, demonstrating her precise and theatrical brushstrokes.