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LATIF KAZBEKOV. WATERCOLOR.

Supported by:
  • the "Free Artists of St.Petersburg" project
Trip II. 2002. Author's paper, many- layer casting.
7 august 2014—15 september 2014

The exhibition presents works of Latif Kazbekov - famous contemporary artist from St. Petersburg. Among objects on display are watercolors and graphic works in the author's mixed media, performed by Kazbekov in different years.

Works of Latif Kazbekov combine grotesque sharpness with lyricism and special precision of performance which approaches photographic technique with poetic synthesis and increased conventionality, sometimes resulting in pure abstraction. The artist also organically integrates in his graphic works animalistic and anthropomorphic motifs, fiction and real life observation, subtlety of coloristic solutions and excessive tension of forms. Each piece of Kazbekov's art demonstrates high culture of performance, obtained during the years of studying at the graphic art department in Leningrad Academy of Arts and augmented by creative experiments in the manner of the leading masters of the twentieth-century modernism.

Composition III. From the “Unfinished Party” Series. 2010. Author's paper, watercolor. Island. 2014. Author's paper, watercolor. Stable. 2013. Author's paper, mixed technique, collage. Time. 2011. Author's paper, watercolor.

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Susan Swartz: Personal Path

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The first exhibition of works by contemporary American artist Susan Swartz in Russia amasses around 100 paintings of various years from the collections of foreign museums, private collections, and the artist’s personal archive. Susan Swartz’s abstract paintings evoke landscapes hidden deeply in the color haze.

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