Cats in Manezh art exhibition
The announced exhibition of contemporary Russian art will take place in Moscow “New Arena” before the New Year. According to RIA Novosti, the organizers dedicated the art exhibition to the most popular characters of network space in recent years – cats. In particular, about 80 contemporary Russian artists will present their works for the exhibition “Cats in the Manezh”. And many of them – made specifically for the project. Meanwhile, the works will represent various genres: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video and art installation. Among the participants of the exhibition are Tselkov, Oscar Rabin, Pavel Pepperstein, Tatiana Akhmetgalieva, Vlad Kul’kov, Rostan Tavasiev and more. The exhibition will take place from 30 December 2014 to 20 January 2015.
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Cats in Manezh art exhibition
Art historian found missing painting in film
Budapest based Art historian Gergely Barki has found the missing painting of the 1920s while watching children’s film, according to Vanity Fair. Employee of the National Gallery in Budapest, art expert Gergely Barki and his daughter watched the movie “Stuart Little”, filmed in 1999. Meanwhile, in one scene, he noticed a painting of the Hungarian avant-garde artist Robert Bereny called “Sleeping woman with black vase.” “The picture appears in the film several times, so I was able to make sure I was not going crazy,” – said Barki about the find.
Chinese Illustrator Zhao Na
“Drunk Fall” is the recent work of Chinese professional artist Illustrator Zhao Na. The autumn fruit tree in the inspirational painting of Zhao Na is the emboidiment of generosity of mother Earth, the home of all living creatures. And, besides, it is like a tree of life. Here on the branches of a huge tree are lying beautiful wildlife animals – leopard, koala, monkey, and panda intoxicated by the aromas of sweet ripe fruit.
Born in 1983 in Liaoning province, China, Zhao Na graduated from Beijing College of Art and Design in 2002. In addition, she studied at the Mural Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, from which she graduated in 2006. Noteworthy, upon the graduation from the Academy the talented artist got Confucius Award of Excellence. Artworks of Chinese Illustrator Zhao Na are often exhibited at solo and group exhibitions in China.
The curse of Vrubel beauties
In many paintings of Mikhail Vrubel the viewer can guess the image of his wife, a wonderful singer Nadezhda Zabela. According to a legend, a knight Geoffroy Rudel fell in love with the beautiful Melisande, never having seen her, and went to search for this wonderful princess. Vrubel also fell in love with the singer’s voice Zabela, and having seen her only once, he immediately offered her to become his wife. Their love was like a fairy tale. It failed to fade even during the tragic illness of Vrubel.
Illustrator Boris Diodorov
People’s Artist of Russia, professor of Moscow State University of Printing, Boris Arkadievich Diodorov is an outstanding children’s book illustrator whose works – remembered for a lifetime. In particular, children in many countries love his illustrations of Andersen’s fairy tales.
Noteworthy, in 2001, Boris Diodorov received the Grand Prix of Hans Christian Andersen from the hands of Princess of Denmark. Nominated for the Gold Medal of Andersen in 2000, he won the Grand Prix of Andersen in Odense in 2001. Besides, he received an honorary diploma on Andersen’s 50-year anniversary in 2002. And in 2003 he became president of the fund of Andersen in Russia. Besides, in 2005, Denmark granted him the honorary title of “Ambassador of Andersen in Russia”.
Pastel painting by Annet Loginova
Russian artist Annet Loginova became seriously involved in painting in her youth, when she started studying at the art school. After finishing school she studied at the Art and Industrial Institute to become an artist-designer. Moscow based artist Annet Loginova participated in various art exhibitions, including solo. Since 2011 has been a member of the Professional Union of Artists. Pastel painting by Annet Loginova features life from its bright and good side, in every picture the artist tries to instill a piece of light and joy. Annet Loginova loves pure colors, soft lines, cheerful scenes, which bring a sense of something warm inside.
Russian artist Anastasia Blinova
Born in Moscow, Anastasia Blinova was fond of grawing since childhood, engaged in various art studios. From 1981 to 1990 Anastasia studied at the Art School in Moscow. She graduated from the Russian State Humanitarian University in 1996, Faculty of Arts and museology. But the current work of Anastasia is not connected with art, and she paints mostly in her spare time. Her favorite media is watercolor and oil. Sometimes she draws with crayons and pastels. Anastasia Blinova likes to paint landscapes, flowers and trees, mainly in the realistic – impressionistic style.