In the framework of the V Moscow international Biennale for young art every second Metropolitan art space presents projects. Clever ideas out there, often wrapped in an unattractive cover or empty content hidden behind the external shock. Gallery “fine Art” with the exhibition “Quotes” is a rare exception: a visual feast here in harmony with intelligent thoughts.
Photo: press service of the exhibition.
Curious composition and color takes Timofey Smirnov. His worker and collective farm girl was placed in a glass bottle emerald-sapphire blue, hanging over the neck of a bottle opener. The picture refers to the Soviet era of canned food: while some of them dreamed of, others they overeat.
— In “Behind the glass” and I quote “Worker and Kolkhoznitsa” and just to amplify one other way, ” says Timofey Smirnov. Bottle there appears to be a Pandora’s box at the opening of which will happen. Quote in this case is the ability to use historical pulses with the energy of a contemporary artist. Although the only value of his work — the creation of something new. But everything was already, so any author is compared with the masters of the past on the principle — like it or not.
Anastasia Kuznetsova at the time, shook the self-portrait “of a toilet” Zinaida Serebryakova. The artist has depicted his girl with a full head of hair is blonde, it is worth to us brawny back and confidently cuts with a knife thick head of hair. The feeling that with the fall of the hair, the weaker it becomes, like Samson, and of women who accustomed to carry on his shoulders, delicate lady who need a male support.
Support is required and rhinoceros Theodore Petrik. The animal, whose back is littered with red bird (just like Angry birds), immersed in water and fall short horn scarlet ball. This striking interpretation of the drama “Rhinoceros” absurdist eugène Ionesco. Another literature hanging outside — a series of candid photographs Apollo. I’m sorry,” Philip Rifenshtal. Naked (to the waist) athlete in a Laurel wreath, looking for his Daphne. Finds a nymph and only for the scene where she bends with pleasure, we understand that Apollo takes possession of it. After a girl turns into a Laurel, and the hero disappointedly makes a helpless gesture.
Concentration hands on a few square meters turned out to be high. In the center of the room on the floor is a triangle, filled with dozens of plaster hands, begging and giving. Sculpture of Maxim Abramov resembles a temple, which, according to the author, can not be completed by different masters. There emerges a parallel with the tower of Babel, and of the Sagrada Familia, Gaudi…
Well, in the most unusual way they went Tycho Brahe (Eva Shorin, the daughter of Dmitry Shorin). It plays the lines of Allen Ginsberg in the drawings with Baroque lamps. Under each card stamped “accepted” and the signature of leading experts of modern art. Among them: Anatoly Osmolovsky, Olga Sviblova, German Vinogradov, Vladimir Dubosarsky and Viktor Miziano. In General, the older generation approve of the experiments of the young.Related posts: