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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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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—26 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.

Solomon Yudovin. Siege Graphics from the Russian Museum Collection and Collection of Evgeny Gerasimov

Solomon Yudovin. Siege Graphics from the Russian Museum Collection and Collection of Evgeny Gerasimov

24 january—13 may 2019

The exhibition is timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad. The artist witnessed and experienced the siege, one of the most tragic events of the Second World War, firsthand.

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