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BIRGIT FREYBE BATEMAN: MINDFUL VISION (Canada)

Fishing Nets #1 Cambodia. 2009. Paper, giclee. 12.25x20 inches
1 june 2011—30 september 2011
The exhibition presents the сreative oeuvre of the contemporary Canadian photographer Birgit Freybe Bateman. The photographs that the artist made in numerous journeys about Canada and trips to different countries of the world (Italy, Russia, China, Japan, Vietnam, Laos, Butane, India and others), give the viewer an opportunity to appreciate Bateman's high skill and originality of interpretation of her Mindful Vision. The content of her works is not a concrete subject but the plastic motifs dictated by the expressive forms of objects, fragments and details commemorated by the photo lens. Unexpected angles and increased attention to color and especially texture draw a similarity between Bateman's photographs and oil painting, that gives the viewer opportunity to see the extraordinary and the unique even in motifs that are imperceptible at first sight.

Not Wireless. Saigon, Vietnam. Canvas, giclee. 52x39 inches Prayer Flags. Bhutan. 2007. Paper, giclee. 20x30 inches Dusty Market. Rajasthan, India. Canvas, giclee. 32x48 inches To Market –Girl with Chickens. Chengdu, Sichuan, China. 2001. Paper, giclee. 20x30 inches Schoolchildren. Tongsa Province, Bhutan. 2001. Paper, giclee. 20x30 inches Doll in Frozen Grasses. Salt Spring Island, Canada. Paper, giclee. 20x30 inches Tourists on Foot of Grand Buddha. Paper, giclee. 20x30 inches

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Boris Lurie. American Nonconformist

Boris Lurie. American Nonconformist

29 august—11 november 2019

Leningrad-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps, member of New York avant-garde scene of the 1950s and 1960s, Boris Lurie touches upon the most sensitive, problematic and hot issues, such as consumer society, Nazi crimes against humanity, and the reflection of sexuality in mass consciousness.

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The St. Petersburg Governorate in photographs from the 1860‒1910s from the collection of the Russian Museum

The St. Petersburg Governorate in photographs from the 1860‒1910s from the collection of the Russian Museum

30 may—19 august 2019

From the series “Traveling around Russian Empire”. The exhibition presents the image of St. Petersburg Governorate in professional and amateur photographs, as well as postcards depicting the man-made and natural sights of the area, the local population and the events of everyday life.

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