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Vladimir Pronin decorative neo symbolism

Dance with butterfly. Oil on canvas. Vladimir Pronin decorative neo symbolism

Dance with butterfly. Oil on canvas. Vladimir Pronin decorative neo symbolism

Vladimir Pronin decorative neo symbolism

The painting style of Russian artist Vladimir Pronin can be determined as decorative neo symbolism. Indeed, in the modern art it’s very doubtful to find works similar to his. Most of his colorful paintings consist of emblems or symbols painted in wonderful decorative style, called by his admirers “Pronin style”. Russian artist Vladimir Pronin was born in 1955 in a Moscow suburb. In 1974, he graduated from famous in Russia Fedoskino Art School of miniature painting. Then, Vladimir entered The Moscow Textile Academy, Faculty of Applied Art, from which he successfully graduated in 1982. Vladimir Pronin began participating in group and solo art exhibitions in 1991, in Moscow. Then followed a number of exhibitions in Russia and abroad.

All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players

Vladimir Pronin is a permanent participant of art exhibitions – in Moscow (1991, 1992), Sydney, Australia (1994), the International Exhibition “Art Expo” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Then followed his annual participation in art exhibitions in the Design Center of the Guggenheim Museum in New York (1995 – 1998). From 1994 to 1998 there was a permanent exhibition of his art works in the Fine Art gallery Mayfair, Miami Beach, Florida. His art works were exhibited internationally in Germany, India, The Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Poland, the Czech Republic, Australia, Armenia, Belarus. Vladimir is a member of the Moscow International Art Salon, Central House of Artists in Moscow.

Vladimir Pronin decorative neo symbolism

Vladimir Pronin