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VYACHESLAV MIKHAILOV

Pinega and Mezen District.2010. Acrylic and levkas on canvas. 105х140
1 march 2012—9 may 2012
The solo exhibition of modern Petersburg artist Vyacheslav Mikhailov presents the series of his new paintings that are united by the theme of the Northern Russia alongside with the less known side of his art such as the graphic works created in different years. The content of his plastic searches is the re-comprehension of the classical tradition by means of the abstract art. The presented series may be regarded as the continuation and evolution of this tendency. The unrepeatable beauty of nature and ancient towns of the Northern Russia is re-comprehended and embodied by master in the conventional images-symbols that are fulfilled with the special plastic force and polysemantics (Belozersk; Veliky Ustyug. Environs; Chapel of St Michael the Archangel; Churchyard. Kizhi Island). The graphic art section includes just a small selection of the works created by artist during last three decades. From the other side these works decisively and fully reflects another, figurative side of his art. In his self-portraits, numerous versions of the traditional Artist and His Model theme and in the religious motifs Vyacheslav Mikhailov appears as the master of the expressive and keen imaginative characteristics that have dramatic or philosophic sonority.

Church of the Ascension of Christ. Onega District. 2010. Acrylic and levkas on canvas.140х110 Kiy Island. 2009. Acrylic and levkas on canvas. 140х105 The White Sea Region. 2009-2010. Acrylic and levkas on canvas. 140х105 Valaam Island. Diptych. 2009-2010. Acrylic and levkas on canvas. 140х215 Hermitage. 2010. Acrylic and levkas on canvas. 140х105 Self-Portrait. 1998. Coloured ink, goose quill and spirit on paper. 30х21 Crying. 2002. Ink, spirit and quill on paper. 28х18.5

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Andrei Bliok

Andrei Bliok

6 december 2017—5 march 2018

A solo exhibition of 80 painting and 20 graphic works by Andrei N. Bliok, bearer of the honorary title People’s Artist of the Russian Federation. Bliok’s oeuvre takes its origin from the high traditions of the Western European classical art and the Russian realism, transformed by the individual world perception of a painter of today.

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Susan Swartz

Susan Swartz

29 november 2017—28 january 2018

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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