Alongside with the works displaying the influence of the classical art and the Western avant-garde there are presented the paintings and graphic works inseparably connected with the peculiarities of the national world view. The known Japanese themes (blossoming sakura, Buddhist temples, mountain peaks, hidden in mist) are revealing their sources in the great centuries-old artistic tradition of Japan. The highest quality of execution as well as the circle of traditions used in these oeuvres appeals to the concentrated contemplation and understanding of the concealed philosophical meaning of every work.
In spite of the stylistic distinctions the paintings, water colours and the decorated screens presented on the exhibition are distinguished by the increased attention to the technique and the material side of the work that is indissolubly connected with its spiritual content. The true beauty and harmony that we are often lacking in modern world, is accomplished in these works.
The exhibition is presented by the Gallery Shiraishi, Tokio.
3 march—9 may 2018
This large-scale exhibition of Sean Scully’s work allows Russian viewers to get acquainted for the first time with the development of the artist’s work from the late 1960s to the present day. In Scully's artistic system, the best plastic traditions of the early 20th-century avant-garde have found their development, combined with complex metaphysical philosophy from the Ancient Greeks to theorists of the present day.
28 february—16 april 2018
The exhibition aims to trace the process of formation of a conventional visual language of the “thaw” period, known as Modern Style. Comprising of more than 200 works of decorative and applied arts, graphic art, painting, and sculpture, it provides comprehensive insight into a particular facet of Soviet Modernism.
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