Each room has its own style – Italian, French, and Spanish. They say, the complete impression from the apartment produces a strong effect. Indeed, one of the most beautiful Moscow apartments of XXI century.
The total area of his apartment – about 1000 square meters. Each of 15 rooms has its own purpose: the studio, study, dining room, library, kitchen, reception rooms, and guest bedroom (which he dreams to be visited first by Sophia Loren). On one of the walls of the apartment there is a fresco, which actually is a free composition in the style of the Renaissance. The central figure is a fresco devoted to Leonardo da Vinci. Besides, the other characters – Nikas Safronov’s son Stefano, his girlfriend Masha, friends – TV presenter Nikolai Drozdov, writer Trushkin and other people including the artist himself, on a white horse.
All the decor was collected in Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Belgium. For example, a fireplace of XVI century – from Perugia, but the hand-carved beam ceiling from Spanish castle; fountain – from France. All these rarities were delivered to Moscow, thousands of miles.
Antique furniture was bought at auction in Western Europe, and it costs a quarter of a million euros. A gallery of top European coats of arms is worth something. The apartment will store paintings, and art gallery. In all, Nikas Safronov has painted more than a thousand paintings and several thousand prints, etchings and drawings. His paintings adorn the best museums in the world, and are represented in hundreds of private galleries. Nikas Safronov wants all Muscovites to admire them.
Nikas Safronov painted patriarchs and popes, presidents, prime ministers, kings, Arab sheiks, Hollywood stars and show business celebrities. Created portraits of Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev, George Bush, Fidel Castro, Madonna, Jack Nicholson, Elton John, Isabelle Adjani, Belmondo, Ringo Starr, Tina Turner, Mick Jagger, Pierre Richard, Sophia Loren, Rutger Hauer … He made friends with many, now Nikas Safronov can take them with dignity in his own home, that’s what the artist himself says. Journalists from English TV channel Discovery said that Nikas Safronov’s home, in their opinion, is one of the best houses in the world.
Nikas Safronov was born April 8, 1956 in the city of Ulyanovsk. In the biography of the artist, as well as a biography of each brightness, outstanding person, all the events are significant and not random. They are united with the common and unique – the fate of generations and the search of himself.