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Modern Petersburg through the eyes of photographers. Works of artists-photographers of St Petersburg. Portrait of the city

18 May 2003—23 June 2003
The exhibition opened in the halls of the Stroganov Palace and dated for the city's anniversary showcases about 100 works of artists-photographers of St Petersburg. These include works of object-glass artists of different generations and trends, different views and skills. Crafty A.Kitayev, analytically-minded V.Antonshchikov, tender and lyrical I.Lebedev, observant Y.Shchennikov, ascetic V.Dekhterev, artistic S.Leontyev, phantasmagoric and triumphal A.Chezhin, fixative A.Rets, verified a la St Petersburg "Punktum" - B.Smelov, M.Snigerevskaya, A.Sokolov, A.Zelinsky, cold Y.Mokhorev, reflecting V.Vorontsov, and others. When creating in the halls of the Stroganov Palace this one work of art - black and white Petersburg, they have created one more Petersburg - real or unreal, which reflects the view of modern photographers of Petersburg on life of the city and its architectural medium. Later this exhibition will be shown in prestigious museums and galleries of Europe, America, and Australia. Members of exhibition:
  • Vladimir Antoshchenkov
  • Lev and Alexander Berman
  • Vasily Vorontsov
  • Alexey Garev
  • Dmitry Goryachev
  • Valery Degtyarev
  • Alexey Zelensky
  • Maxim Ivanov
  • Alexander Kitayev
  • Dmitry Konradt (Vadim Konradt)
  • Andrey Kuznetsov
  • Igor Lebedev
  • Sergey Leontyev
  • Yevgeny Mokhorev
  • Valery Potapov
  • Alexander Rets
  • Boris Smelov
  • Maria Snigirevskaya
  • Alexander Sokolov
  • Igor Starkov
  • Lyudmila Tabolina
  • Andrei Usov (Willy)
  • Alexander Florensky
  • Stanislav Chabutkin
  • Andrei Chezhin
  • Valery Shablovsky
  • Georgy Shablovsky
  • Yuriy Shchennikov A catalogue for the exhibition has been published.
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