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Контур 2024

Ярмарка графики КОНТУР

Нижний Новгород

17 — 19 мая 2024

Парковка отеля Sheraton 

Стенд 36

На втором выпуске ярмарки графики Контур мы представим резидентов и новых художников галереи.

На стенде можно будет увидеть небольшой тизер нашей декабрьской выставки в ММОМА с творческим дуэтом Сергея Сонина и Елены Самородовой -

офорт-календарь, представленный на двенадцати листах, имеющий двойное назначение: календарное и молитвенное.

Также мы покажем работы новых художников галереи Ивана Лебедева и Егора Воскресенского - оба из Санкт-Петербурга с академией Репина за плечами.

Представим работы художника Дмитрия Марголина и новые монотипии Павла Бушуева, вернувшегося к работе после резиденции. На стенде также можно будет увидеть тонкие работы Виталия Барабанова.

А еще, покажем работы Светланы Кононовой, Антона Яковлева, Дарьи Гончаровой, Александры Демидовой, Марии Стадник, которых открыли для себя благодаря open call на прошедшую в январе a—s—t—r—a open vol.4.

Goncharova Daria

In her works, the artist reflects on the fragile constructions that exist both within society and on its periphery. The theme of the trace left behind and the contact with it, as well as the area of involuntary memory, interests her as an opportunity for spontaneous, almost random convergence.

 

In her works, the artist reflects on the fragile constructions that exist both within society and on its periphery. The theme of the trace left behind and the contact with it, as well as the area of involuntary memory, interests her as an opportunity for spontaneous, almost random convergence.

In the author's practice, participatory methods are the key and  used to build a dialog with the outside world, which can influence the overall course of the process and allow for elements of chance.

EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

  • 2022 - 2024 Joseph Bakstein Institute of Contemporary Art
    2011 - 2015 Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2022 - "Other", Museum-Residence "Art-communal, Erofeev and others", Kolomna
  • 2022 - "Worlds i [i]", Centre for Contemporary Culture "Zero Room", Samara

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2023 - Exhibition "ART WEEKEND 2.0", DKC Pomorandza, Podgorica, Montenegro
  • 2023 - Exhibition "Quantum critic" in metaverse space, Helsinki, Myymälä 2 gallery, Finland
  • 2023 - Final exhibition of the Art Residency at the Grad Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2023 - "On the Other Side of the River", Silk Factory Museum-Lab, Kolomna2023 - "Pulsating Matter", CTI Fabrika, Moscow
  • 2023 - Instant exhibition "Frontier: Home", Bishkek
  • 2022 - "Single color", Reloft Gallery, Moscow
  • 2022 - "Waiting", exhibition space of "Thursday" Foundation, Moscow
  • 2022 - Marathon of group exhibitions, Arts Square Gallery in collaboration with Sturm curatorial group, St. Petersburg.
  • 2022 - "Evolutionary Symphony", Elektrozavod Gallery, Moscow, 2022
  • 2021 - Exhibition within the framework of the All-Russian Art Festival "Youth of Russia", New Tretyakovka Museum, Moscow, 2021
  • 2021 - "Nature in the City. Nonhuman Heterotopias", Nordic Festival, Kunsthalle nummer sieben gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • 2021 - "Pavilion Russie", Haze Gallery, Berlin
  • 2021 - Exhibition based on the results of the laboratory "Episode", exhibition space Liniya, St. Petersburg
  • 2021 - "Own Game", International festival "Cut da glue fest", gallery "On Peschanaya", Moscow, Russia
  • 2021 - Finalist of the contest for the concept of art object for Naro-Fominsk Silk Factory
  • 2021 - Sensitive Art Exhibition "Takt", Liniya Exhibition Space, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2021 - "Data 6" at Zverev Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • 2018 - Winner of the Samara of the Future competition in the Urban Project category, Samara
  • 2017 - Curating and participating in the group exhibition "Avant-garde. New Interpretation" in the House of Architect, Samara
  • 2016 - Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Department of TCM "Vyunosti", Togliatti

RESIDENCES:

  • 2023 - online residency Virtual Belgrade AIR Paris Programme, Centre 424
  • 2023 - residency at KC Grad space, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2022 - residency "Art Communal, Erofeev and others", Kolomna, Moscow region, Russia.
  • 2022 - residence "SHKAF. ACT I", library and art residence "SHKAF", St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2021 - participation in the residency "Youth of Russia" from the ARF, in the direction "New Forms"

AWARDS:

  • 2021 - The concept of the object "Point of Presence" was among the 3 finalists of the competition for the concept of an art object for the Naro-Fominsk Silk Factory
  • 2018 - Winner of the Samara of the Future competition in the Urban Project category
  • 2018 - The implemented project of Michurin Square in Samara was included in the All-Russian TOP of the best improvement projects implemented in the Russian Federation and competitively selected by the Ministry of Construction of the Russian Federation. https://sgpress.ru/news/143061 

"Considering everyday processes as an area of emotional, deeply personal, private living that is difficult to enter without a personal invitation, I modulate different situations. I use them to understand how flexible and receptive this boundary can be. For example, in the project "Strangers" I built communication with strangers through a mediator, and in the project "Worlds i [i]" I worked with anonymous data from libraries in different cities. Such processes at the same time allow me to experiment with my own boundaries."

Daria Goncharova, an artist



Works


Tactile model 3 from the
Goncharova Daria

Tactile model 3 from the "Unfamiliarity" project, 2021

Semi-porcelain, epoxy resin
16,3 х 14 х 2,3 см
Tactile model 2 from the
Goncharova Daria

Tactile model 2 from the "Unfamiliarity" project, 2021

Semi-porcelain, epoxy resin
16,3 х 14 х 2,3 см
Tactile model 1 from the
Tactile model 4 from the

Demidova Alexandra

Born in Moscow in 1984. 

The artist works with painting, graphics and textiles in such directions as abstraction, primitivism and appropriation. In her work, the author draws on analytical psychology, Old Russian mythology, fairy tales and primitive art, working with themes of psychological development, mental hygiene and integration of shadow aspects of the psyche.

Born in Moscow in 1984.

Graduated from the Gerasimov All-Russian State University of Cinematography, specialising in costume design (2006-2012). Worked with director S. Dvortsev on the film "Aika", 2018 (Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for Best Actress).

The artist works with painting, graphics and textiles in such directions as abstraction, primitivism and appropriation. In her work, the author draws on analytical psychology, Old Russian mythology, fairy tales and primitive art, working with themes of psychological development, mental hygiene and integration of shadow aspects of the psyche.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
  • 2023 - "Alchemical Process", pop-up exhibition at Peredelkino House of Creativity, moscow
    2018 - "Who Speaks How?", Palto Gallery, Moscow
GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
  • 2023 - "They are cats, and what have you achieved?", Arbuzz Gallery, Moscow
  • 2023 - Fair "ART FAIR ONLINE" gallery "Third Place", St. Petersburg
  • 2023 - "Once upon a time, sometime after" CTI "Fabrika", Moscow
  • 2022 - "Overturn" art park "White Alleys", Moscow
  • 2021 - "Tuesday 11:30" Mosproducer project, Start Hub, Moscow
  • 2021 - "Like a white sheet of paper", art park "White Alleys", Moscow
  • 2019 - "Living Women Have a Body", exhibition in support of Yulia Tsvetkova, Moscow
  • 2019 - "Green Children of Limpopo", Here on Taganka gallery, Moscow
  • 2019 - "39 Youth Exhibition of the Moscow Union of Artists", Artkombinat in Perovo, Moscow
  • 2018 - SAM FAIR, Museum of Street Art, St. Petersburg, Russia

"Alchemical Comics" is a graphic series in the genre of appropriation, in which I illustrate my mental processes and basic concepts of psychology in an ironic way. The pictorial basis of the series is alchemical treatises from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. I borrow plots, images and characters, endowing them with personalised content. I add dialogue, phrases and quotes in comic book/meme format."

Alexandra Demidova, an artist

Kononova Svetlana

Russian artist, photographer and designer from Moscow born in 1996. Participant and organiser of exhibitions. Works and lives in Tbilisi.

Preferred methods of work - graphics, painting, object, mixed technique photography, printed graphics.

In her work the author refers to the themes of sacred, sacrificial, subconscious, as well as to the concepts of femininity and fragility.

 

 

Russian artist, photographer and designer from Moscow born in 1996. Participant and organiser of exhibitions. Works and lives in Tbilisi.

Preferred methods of work - graphics, painting, object, mixed technique photography, printed graphics.

In her work the author refers to the themes of sacred, sacrificial, subconscious, as well as to the concepts of femininity and fragility.

EDUCATION:

  • 2023 Art Residency Trikotazhka, Sergiev Posad
  • 2022 Production course for artists by Tatiana Pinchuk
  • 2017 - 2021 Ilya Glazunov Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, "Theory and History of Art" direction
  • 2013 - 2017 Moscow Academic Art School, "Graphic Design" specialisation

EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2023 - "Melting", S/19 Gallery, Moscow
  • 2022 - "Demiurge forges his destiny", gallery "Third Floor", Moscow
  • 2021 - "ADVENT. The Beginning", State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • 2020 - "The Eternity of Time", Moscow Multidisciplinary Cultural Centre, Moscow
  • 2015 - MAHU. 1925 - 2015. Tradition and Modernity, Pavilion Karelia, VDNKh, Karelia

"My art is a silence in which rare sounds are heard - drops falling into a vessel of water.

In my artistic practice, I strive to move away from the secondary, unnecessary, from noise and imposed desires. My method consists in an intuitive search for the essence of things and their relationship to the human world, in meditative contemplation of fragile, impermanent beauty, and in the rejection of utilitarianism. In my perception, the acute experience of the frailty and finitude of material things is not tragic, but rather something to be ironised. Intimacy and melancholy go hand in hand with self-irony and the grotesque. I explore the notion of self-control, of violence against oneself and others, through the aesthetics of mythical hunting.

"In my search for simple expression, I keep artistic techniques to a minimum. In graphics, the transitions from saturated lines and spots to the empty space of the sheet reveal the "backbone" of the form. The background often disappears altogether, making the texture of the paper work as an infinite space. The natural materials used for the objects and archival paper are devoid of lustre, their loose surface softly absorbing the rays of light. The patina of antiquity, the patina, the darkness of condensed time create a special warmth."

Sventlana Kononova, an artist



Works


Blind mutation, Deesis
Кононова Светлана

Blind mutation, Deesis, 2022-2023-2

Архивная бумага, графит
40 х 40 cm
40 000 ₽
Blind mutation, Deesis
Кононова Светлана

Blind mutation, Deesis, 2024

Архивная тонированная бумага, монотипия
21 х 30 cm
15 000 ₽
Blind mutation, Deesis
Кононова Светлана

Blind mutation, Deesis, 2024

Архивная тонированная бумага, монотипия
21 х 30 cm
15 000 ₽
Blind mutation, Deesis
Кононова Светлана

Blind mutation, Deesis, 2024

Архивная тонированная бумага, монотипия
21 х 30 cm
15 000 ₽

Lebedev Ivan

Born in 1990 in St. Petersburg.

Russian artist, teacher of drawing and silkscreening printing at the Ilya Repin Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. Creates his works in printing techniques such as lithography and silkscreen.  Along with large format works and contemporary materials.

Born in 1990 in St. Petersburg.

Russian artist, teacher of drawing and silkscreening printing at the Ilya Repin Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. Creates his works in printing techniques such as lithography and silkscreen.  Along with large format works and contemporary materials.

The artist dedicates his work to the human body in all its manifestations and forms. And if there is a body, there is also a soul, thought, consciousness and subconsciousness, about which one can endlessly talk and think. His works embody the complexity of the human soul, its metamorphosis and interaction with the surrounding space, as well as its boundless loneliness. Curved, tense bodies are often contrasted and connected to absolute all-consuming darkness, which vividly contrasts with the whiteness of the background.

EDUCATION:

  • 2007 - 2012 Nizhny Novgorod Art School (artist - painter)
  • 2012 - 2018 St. Petersburg Ilya Repin Academy of Arts (graphic artist)
  • 2018 - 2023 Assistantship at the St. Petersburg Ilya Repin Academy of Arts

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2019 - Laureate of the competition and participant of the exhibition "Nature Class", Museum and Exhibition Center "St. Petersburg Artist", St. Petersburg
  • 2018 - International exhibition "Russia Italy", Rome, Italy
  • 2018 - International exhibition "Russia Italy. Raphael Hall of the Repin Museum of the Academy of Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2018 - International exhibition "Overcoming", Central Exhibition Center Manege, St. Petersburg.
  • 2016 - Laureate of the Internet contest "Igor Minakov Prize" "Love Will Save the World" in the nomination "Graphics".
  • 2015 - 2016 г. - International exhibition IV GABALA International Art Exhibition "SPORTS! BEAUTY! LIFE!", Gabala, Azerbaijan
  • 2015 - Exhibition "St. Petersburg in the Space of World Culture", Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • 2015 - Laureate of the IX exhibition "Youth of St. Petersburg" in the nomination "Graphics", St. Petersburg.
  • 2015 - Exhibition "Essay on the Body" as part of the 25th Festival of Documentary Films "Message to Man", Open Film Studio "Lendok", St. Petersburg
  • 2015 - International exhibition "THE SENSE OF THE BODY", First International Festival of Schools of Art and Design, Italy.

Margolin Dmitriy

Dmitriy Margolin was born in Leningrad.

In 2020 Dmitry received an offer to paint the Church of St.John the Baptist in the Pushkin Mountains. Work on the large-scale painting had been lasting for 5 months and was completed in September 2020.

Dmitriy Margolin was born in Leningrad.

He graduated from Leningrad Secondary Art School. In 2007 he graduated from Ilya Repin State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Faculty of Painting.

His paintings, graphics and sculpture have been exhibited at the Academy of Arts, the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, the Erarta Museum, the Gromov Gallery and other galleries in Russia and abroad. His works are part of the collection of the Russian Museum. 

In 2020 Dmitry received an offer to paint the Church of St.John the Baptist in the Pushkin Mountains. Work on the large-scale painting had been lasting for 5 months and was completed in September 2020.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2022 – Cosmoscow art fair, a-s-t-r-a gallery, Moscow, Russia. 
  • 2021 – Start Art Fair, London, UK.
  • 2019 – Street and Heavenly, DK Gromov Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia. 
  • 2015 – Passions, Erarta Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia. 
  • 2014 – Night Voyage, Italian Hall of the Academy of Arts, St.Petersburg, Russia.
  • 2013 – Paintings and graphics by Dmitry Margolin, Master gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia. 
  • 2008 – Together and individually, MART gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia. 

Curatorial text: Dmitry Ozerkov

"...Dmitry Margolin does not use tracing paper, powder and other ancient techniques of copying and drawing images. Each composition he invents anew, and it is not completely similar to well-known Byzantine or Old Russian prototypes, which are only partially recognisable in it. For example, in the scene "Noli me tangere", where the Saviour is open and attentive to Mary coming to him. He does not pull away from her, saying, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father" (Jn 20:17), but extends his arms to her, as if in a reciprocal embrace. What is this, a violation of the canon? Not at all. Dmitry Margolin depicts an earlier episode of the meeting, when Mary is still only recognizing Jesus. At the open coffin she searches for His body to take Him away. "Jesus says to her: 'Wife, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?' She, thinking it was the gardener, says to Him, 'Sir! If you have carried Him out, tell me where you put Him, and I will take Him' (Jn 20:15). She still does not understand that it is He, for His appearance appears to be different from that to which she is accustomed. Then He calls her by name and she recognises Him by His voice: "'Mary!' she turns to Him and says, 'Rabboni! - which means 'Teacher!'" (Jn 20:16). And she rushes to Him. Just then He cautions: "Do not touch Me". Margolin does not yet have these last words. And the whole episode is depicted in the Garden of Eden, which apparently the artist was prompted to do by the Gospel word for gardener. All herbs and flowers are there; beasts of unseen beauty roam about. The tiger here does not attack the roe deer, while the "blue ox full of eyes" reclines solemnly and dignified on the ground. The birds of the sky with their incredible colours lie at ease at the feet of the Saviour. This is the story of Prodant's "love which moves the sun and the stars". The composition of this entire scene harks back to the motif of the meeting of a man and a woman which is central to the work of Dmitry Margolin and which he reveals in both painting and sculpture. His Christ and Mary resemble Adam and Eve, the beautiful and abstract kuros and bark, meeting under the paradisiacal apple bush. The sculptures of ancient Greek kuros and bark served as a prototype for the church painting, which the artist in his own way conceptualises and endows with Christian attributes. And Margolin's pictorial painting The Bridegroom and His Bride (2018), where Kuros-Adam meets the bark Eve in the garden. It is both the beginning and the end, the coming fall and the promise of salvation.

Where is "terrible modern art" with its irony and reversals of meaning, with its political conjuncture and flamboyant scandals? There is no place left for all this in the temple. Dimitri Margolin, left it all behind the threshold. However, even the insider's thoughts were enough to reject the mural as a whole. Its creation itself is a gesture of modern art, which gives its author the right to compose textbook subjects from various iconographic elements in his own way. In terms of appearance only the "Last Judgment", placed, as it is supposed to be, on the western wall, is modern with Dmitry Margolin. It represents the urban panorama, where in addition to the houses we can guess the factory chimneys, blast furnaces and countless factory cranes. This whole world blazes in the flames of hell, in contrast to the eternal calm of the Garden of Eden on the symmetrical stage. The demon is cast into the underworld, while the Saviour triumphs in the fence of the heavenly Jerusalem. Ancient iconography is read in a modern way, with added themes of ecology and machine-made hell.

Elements of modernity can also be found in other scenes if one wishes, but their appearance only testifies to the artist's ability to think beyond a given framework. If the whale in the scene with Jonah is utterly hrestomatic and comes from somewhere in the Yaroslavl painting, transferred from the Piskator Bible, the rude peasant faces of the Pskov shepherds in the Nativity scene attract attention with their "realness". They are close to modern faces, which has something in common with the entire history of the depiction of this subject in world art. Simplicity of the faces contrasts with the miracle. With Margolin behind these faces we can read the entire Russian poetic tradition of the Christmas story - from Pasternak to Brodsky, with the "knob in the snowdrift". The centurion Longinus in the Crucifixion scene is also modern. He's not wearing a helmet, and his shaved head and his uniform reinforced with protection give him away as a modern strongman. However, the inscription "SPQR" on his jacket and the canonical attire of the other characters leave no doubt as to the evangelical nature of the events.

What is important in this temple painting is its monumental unity - from the smallest detail, such as the plumage of the bird in "Noli me tangere", to the entire three-dimensional unity as a whole. There is a programme, there is a canon and there is its interpretation in colours. There is a careful and intelligent reading of the canonical text, a prayerful reflection on it and a reading of it today. There is no malice or attempt to shake the foundations here. On the contrary, there is a desire to show that Christian history is alive and more than up-to-date. And that it is precisely today that, beyond basic education and the performance of rituals, the artist and the ordinary parishioner require incredible concentration and high morals in order to continue to call themselves Christians.



Works


Revelation 19:8
78 000 ₽
Christmas
Margolin Dmitriy

Christmas, 2015

The etching
27,4 х 25 см
30 000 ₽
Shepherd Worship
Margolin Dmitriy

Shepherd Worship, 2015

The etching
27,4 х 25 см
30 000 ₽
Shepherd Worship
Margolin Dmitriy

Shepherd Worship, 2015

The etching
27,4 х 25 см
30 000 ₽

Stadnick Maria

Born in 1996 in Moscow.

Graphic artist, working mainly in monotype technique - for the last year about 100 works were created in it. The author also combines different techniques, combines tempera, acrylic, oil pastel and watercolour pencils. She likes to work with spots, silhouettes, textures. When working with colour, the artist chooses a limited palette, prefers complex colours to open ones.

 

 

 

Born in 1996 in Moscow.

Graphic artist, working mainly in monotype technique - for the last year about 100 works were created in it. The author also combines different techniques, combines tempera, acrylic, oil pastel and watercolour pencils. She likes to work with spots, silhouettes, textures. When working with colour, the artist chooses a limited palette, prefers complex colours to open ones.

EDUCATION:

2022 Alexander Brodsky's laboratory "Architecture through etching"
2014 - 2020  S.G. Stroganov Moscow State Academy of Fine Arts, Graphic Arts Department

EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2023 - "Across the River", Silk Factory, Kolomna
  • 2023 - "Finding Inner Mongolia" at ARBUZZ Gallery, Moscow
  • 2023 - "Returning Home" at ARTKvartal, Yerevan
  • 2022 - Solo exhibition at LULU SPACE, Moscow
  • 2022 - "Black&White" at UGallery, Tbilisi
  • 2022 - "On the Nature and Patterns of Traditional Societies" at Arts Square Gallery with the curatorial group Sturm, St. Petersburg
  • 2022 - exhibition "Demiurge forges his destiny" by residents of the online gallery Lubov 24 at The 3rd floor Gallery, Moscow
  • 2022 - pre-auction exhibition "Tochka" at IGUMO Gallery, Moscow
  • 2021 - "Graphics" in Bogorodskoye Gallery, Moscow

"The characteristic feature of my works are deserted spaces, but they are not devoid of human beings.

Through architecture I create an echo of his presence. Often industrial and rural buildings are the protagonists of my paintings, they are traces that can give a psychological portrait of their authors and inhabitants. Many buildings have long been empty and are no longer used by people. They have lost their original purpose, but have acquired a new one. Now the buildings exist on their own, outside the temporal and social context. They have become ideal plastic forms. My goal is to capture and convey to the viewer the passing nature, the beauty of proportions, the plasticity of simple geometric forms. The rich texture of natural materials: wood, metal, earth."

Maria Stadnick, an artist



Works


Eternity
Stadnick Maria

Eternity, 2020

Paper, stencil, oil
50 x 125 cm
Cold
Stadnick Maria

Cold, 2020

Paper, stencil, oil
50 x 125 cm
Memory
Stadnick Maria

Memory, 2020

Paper, stencil, oil
50 x 125 cm
Silence
Stadnick Maria

Silence, 2020

Paper, stencil, oil
50 x 125 cm

Yakovlev Anton

The artist was born in 1982 in Kaliningrad. In order to better convey his idea, the author used to draw from photographs for a long time. However, now he takes the subject "from his head", combining what he has seen with his memories. This makes the drawing more free and brings it closer to the way children draw. 

His subjects are a diary of everyday life, romanticisation of everyday life, notes on impressions, observation and outlining of life.

The artist was born in 1982 in Kaliningrad. In order to better convey his idea, the author used to draw from photographs for a long time. However, now he takes the subject "from his head", combining what he has seen with his memories.

This makes the drawing more free and brings it closer to the way children draw. 

His subjects are a diary of everyday life, romanticisation of everyday life, notes on impressions, observation and outlining of life.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2023 - "Monotony", Novichok Gallery, Kaliningrad
  • 2023 - "View from the Window", Siyaniye Centre, Apatity
  • 2022 - "Silence", Triangle gallery, Moscow
  • 2021 - "In the Room", Triangle gallery, Moscow

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2021 - "Group Show", Shrine Gallery, NY (online)
  • 2020 - "Let's Hang the Portrait Here", HERE Gallery on Taganka, Moscow, (online)
  • 2020 - Raumpace Festival, Kaliningrad
  • 2019 - "Exhibition of Kaliningrad artists", GTSI, Kaliningrad
  • 2019 - "Velvet Ropes drawing show", Shrine Gallery, New York, New York

"To better convey my vision, I used to paint from photographs for a long time. But now I like to take subjects from my head. I like to combine what I see with my memories. This makes drawing more free and brings it closer to the way children draw.

A man quickly gets used to life and stops noticing the simple beauty of existence. But an artist is endowed with the gift of noticing the beautiful, and is able to see and then transfer his feeling to the canvas, showing the viewer his view of the world."

Yakovlev Anton, an artist



Works


In the bathroom
Яковлев Антон

In the bathroom, 2023

Paper, watercolor
31 х 25,5 см
In the bathroom
In the bathroom
Яковлев Антон

In the bathroom, 2024

Monotype on paper
34,5 х 27,5 см
In the bathroom

Barabanov Vitaly

At different stages of his creativity Barabanov turned to a variety of techniques: using automatic writing, fixing images from virtual reality, involving animals to create works of art, experimenting with pigments and textiles. Vitaly resorts to the use of different media in creating works, keeping the main focus on exploring the possibilities of painting and graphics. The natural aspect is very important for his artistic practice.

Born in Zagorsk in 1986.

He lives and works in Moscow. 

At different stages of his creativity Barabanov turned to a variety of techniques: using automatic writing, fixing images from virtual reality, involving animals to create works of art, experimenting with pigments and textiles. Vitaly resorts to the use of different media in creating works, keeping the main focus on exploring the possibilities of painting and graphics. The natural aspect is very important for his artistic practice.

Participant of artist-run space Center "Red" (2015-2017).

EDUCATION:

  • 2001-2005 - AHPU named after Vasnetsov.
  • 2006-2011 - Stroganov Moscow University of Arts and Industry
  • 2014-2016 - BAZA Institute

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2022 - "Gardens of Daffodils", Anvil gallery, Moscow 
  • 2021 - "Make garden great again", Shilo gallery, Blazar 
  • 2021 - "Perfect decay", Shilo gallery, Cube Moscow 
  • 2017 - "Red Carnations", Krasny center, Moscow
  • 2017 - "Red. 2.0", Red Center, Moscow
  • 2017 - Plastic Cultura, Osnova gallery, Moscow
  • 2016 - "Red 1.0", Krasny Centre, Moscow
  • 2016 - "Practices of Plein Air", Osnova Gallery, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Red. 0.5", Red Center, Moscow
  • 2012 - "Suprematism in contour", DOM, Moscow

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2022 - "Myths and Incidental Encounters", Ural vision gallery, Ekaterinburg 
  • 2021 - "Living Substance", State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  • 2021 - "Selecting the Distance: Speculation, Fakes, and Predictions in the Age of Coronation, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • 2021 - "Metapause", Gromov House, Saint Petersburg
  • 2021 - "ShIK Collector's Choice", All-Russian Museum of Decorative Art, Moscow
  • 2020 - Special Project of the Moscow Youth Biennale "Support Group", Cube, Moscow
  • 2020 - "The spring that never happened", Ball and Cross, Moscow 
  • 2019 - "Visiting Valera" OZON gallery, CUBE Moscow
  • 2018 - "Daria Kudinova and Vitaly Barabanov", Osnova gallery, Moscow
  • 2017 - "Cosmoscow", special project, Gostiny Dvor, Moscow
  • 2017 - As part of the Istanbul Biennale "Picture of nothing", PG Art gallery, Istanbul
  • 2017 - "Transparent Borders", Krasny Centre, Moscow
  • 2017 - "Hurrah for Sculpture", Manezh, St. Petersburg
  • 2016 – «Психо», Фабрика, Москва.
  • 2016 - "Open Systems. Experiences of artistic self-organization in Russia. 2000-2015", Krasnoyarsk. 
  • 2016 - "Politics of Fragility", Gallery "Na Shabolovka", Moscow
  • 2016 - "Raw/Boiled", Special Project of the 5th biennale of young art at MMSI, Moscow
  • 2016 - "Mobile Museum of One Painting", Belyaevo Gallery, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Hurrah for Sculpture", Vinzavod, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Open Systems. Experiences of artistic self-organization in Russia. 2000-2015", Garage, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Dirty Laundry", Red Center, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Manifesto. Pulse 2", Maly Manezh, St. Petersburg
  • 2015 - "On Quarantine", Krasny Center, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Do Medium", Museum of Moscow, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Voices", Krasny Centre, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Futuristic Mimicry", Chekhov House, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Bomba", Red Center, Moscow
  • 2014 - "Manifest. Pulse 1", Maly Manezh, St. Petersburg
  • 2014 - "Before and After", IV Moscow Biennale of Young Art, Tunnel Gallery, Moscow
  • 2014 - "Beuys, Josef Beuys, My Beuys", RMCIA, Rostov on Don
  • 2012 - "Open Letter" public art action, Museon, Moscow
  • 2012 - "Strategic Project" III Moscow Biennale of Young Art, MMCI, Moscow.
  • 2011 - "Malevich Style", Moscow, DOM
  • 2010 - "Artzond", Maly Manezh, Saint Petersburg


Works


Untitled
Barabanov Vitaly

Untitled, 2023

Paper, mixed media
130 х 92 см
200 000 ₽
Untitled
Barabanov Vitaly

Untitled, 2024

Рисовая бумага, смешанная техника
130 х 92 см
200 000 ₽
Untitled
Barabanov Vitaly

Untitled, 2024

Рисовая бумага, смешанная техника
130 х 92 см
200 000 ₽
Untitled
Barabanov Vitaly

Untitled, 2024

Рисовая бумага, смешанная техника
130 х 92 см
200 000 ₽

Voskresensky Egor

The author works with the artistic heritage of the past, occasionally borrowing some artistic techniques and, afterwards, transforming them into something closer to himself. The author is also often inspired by the thinking of neural networks, sometimes completely unpredictable.

Egor Voskresensky was born in 1997 in St. Petersburg, where he lives and works now.

The author works with the artistic heritage of the past, occasionally borrowing some artistic techniques and, afterwards, transforming them into something closer to himself. The author is also often inspired by the thinking of neural networks, sometimes completely unpredictable.

Each artist's work is multi-layered. It begins with a tonal substrate for which he uses various pigments, solvents and inks. This is always followed by traditional materials such as watercolours, pastels and others.

EDUCATION:

  • 2022 - I.Repin St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, Faculty of Theory and History of Art

SOLOO EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2019 - (Non)Perfect Forms, FossArt Gallery, St. Petersburg
  • 2019 - Reflections on Form, GB Gallery, St. Petersburg

"I call my work an interdisciplinary research. Being both artist and art historian, I play several roles at once. This allows me to occupy a kind of middle ground between philosopher and creator of the material."

Egor Voskresensky, an artist, art historian and collector



Works


SoldMotherhood
Воскресенский Егор

Motherhood, 2023

Бумага, смешанная техника, чернила, растворители, глина, земля, акварель
76 x 61 cm
SoldRevelation from
Воскресенский Егор

Revelation from "Almost Biblical" series, 2023

Бумага, смешанная техника, чернила, растворители, пигменты, земля, акварель, пастель, мел, цветные карандаши
38,5 х 28,5 см
SoldGrief from
Воскресенский Егор

Grief from "Almost Biblical" series, 2023

Бумага, смешанная техника, чернила, растворители, глина, земля, акварель
37,5 х 29,5 см
Holy Family from
Воскресенский Егор

Holy Family from "Almost Biblical"series, 2023

Бумага, смешанная техника, чернила, растворители, пигменты, земля, акварель, пастель, мел, цветные карандаши
38,5 х 28,5 см
50 000 ₽

Bushuev Pavel

From 2014 to 2017 he studied at the creative studios of the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg.  His works are in the collections of the Fabergé Museum, BREUS Foudation, the private collection of the head of the Guerlain House and in other collections in Russia and abroad. 

Born in 1987 in the city of Kopeysk, Chelyabinsk region.

Graduated from I.I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academic Institute in 2014 (graphic arts department, workshop of Andrei Alexeevich Pakhomov).

From 2014 to 2017 he studied at the creative studios of the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg.  His works are in the collections of the Fabergé Museum, BREUS Foudation, the private collection of the head of the Guerlain House and in other collections in Russia and abroad. 

The work presented in the "Deformation" series captures the process of profound changes during the experience of something that comes from the outside, the metamorphosis that occurs inside a person in the process of reflection, the scarring of events and the experience of them and the very thought of them, which distort our cognitive shell.

"Having received an art academic education, I continue to develop in various modern media, being in search of new forms and images, I am constantly experimenting with artistic languages. But the lion's share of my fine practice is still black and white graphics.

In my work, I often come across academic drawing with modern trends, at the moment on the verge of between them is the most interesting space for research for me. It is there that you can find out the limits of normality and subjectivity, reality and mysticism, releasing the images of the subconscious in a more accessible visual manner.

Creativity must always be sincere to find its viewer. Creativity is a constant search for our sides. This is a pleasure from the find. This is a continuous resentment from what has already been done, as a sign that it is necessary to move on.

While working on illustrations for Bram Stoker's Dracula, I needed to find a solution for the performance of this piece. Having tried several techniques, the choice fell on the monotype. The miraculous magic of printing, its randomness bribed me, forced me to look for new images and meanings. In parallel with the work on illustrations for the dark novel, the Warp series was born.

Deformation (from Lat. Deformatio - "distortion") - a change in the relative position of body particles associated with their movement relative to each other. This series presents the deep deformations occurring inside a person. Perceptions of events, experiences and thoughts, as well as external factors pass through us, distorting the cognitive shell. Deformation is the fixation of these sensations." 
(Pavel Bushuev)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS

  • 2022 - St. Petersburg Art Fair "1703", a-s-t-r-a gallery, Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg
  • 2022 — Program Art Moscow within the framework of the 48th Russian Antique Salon, a-s-t-r-a gallery. Gostiny Dvor, Moscow
  • 2021 — Program Art Moscow within the framework of the 46th Russian Antique Salon, a-s-t-r-a gallery. Gostiny Dvor, Moscow
  • 2021 — "Russian Shield", St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2020 — Group exhibition "Kholotel", Moscow, Russia
  • 2020 — Cosmoscow Art Fair, Moscow, Russia
  • 2019 — ART Event Suspense. Brackhausen Mansion, St. Petersburg
  • 2019 — ART Event Suspense 2.0. Sevcable Port, St. Petersburg
  • 2018 — Intervention. Hermitage, General Staff Building, St. Petersburg
  • 2018 — International Fifth Biennale of Graphics. Romania
  • 2012 — International Art Exhibition. Beijing, China
  • 2011 — 1st place in the competition for the design of the Olympic bill
  • 2010 — International Art Exhibition. Seoul, Korea


Works


Horse
Bushuev Pavel

Horse, 2022

Monotype on paper
70 х 100 см
150 000 ₽
Bust No. 1
Bushuev Pavel

Bust No. 1, 2022

Monotype on paper
100 х 70 см
150 000 ₽
Boar Skull
Bushuev Pavel

Boar Skull, 2021

Monotype on paper
100 x 70 cm
135 000 ₽
King and Queen
Bushuev Pavel

King and Queen, 2024

Monotype on paper
85 х 60 см
150 000 ₽

Doeshvili Kirill

Kirill Doeshvili is an artist, poet, musician. He studied art, philosophy, poetry, literature. Attended courses at the Academy of Repin. Studied at Dnepropetrovsk Art School. Participated in Russian and international exhibitions and residencies.

"I dig deep to find the clearest water, and this is my way to go."

Born June 29, 1988 in St. Petersburg.

Since 2022 he has been living and working in Moscow.

Kirill Doeshvili is an artist, poet and musician. He studied art, philosophy, poetry and literature. Attended courses for free students at the Academy of Repin. Studied at Dnepropetrovsk Art School. Participated in Russian and international exhibitions and residencies. 

Kirill sees his art through an eye that does not obey the man-made laws of perspective, an eye that is not corrupted by compositional logic, an eye that does not respond to the names of everything, but which must learn every object encountered in life through the adventure of perception.

"I dig deep to find the clearest water, and that's my way to go."

Doeshvili tries on a plane of paper subjective and metaphysical time, taking the position of an artist working with reality. Drawing itself turns into an interlocutor and a stranger with whom he begins to juggle images. In the process, they change, as does their relationship to space and to each other. New layers of interactions with the force that governs this dimension emerge. "As the universe flows, so do we transpire, because we are its stardust," says the artist.

The artist is the architect of worlds. Symbolically, to create his characters Doeshvili uses exactly archival architectural paper. Fictional characters suddenly come to life on the sheets: Treschak the Unpunished, Friendly Pirate the Rascal, Wandering Apollo, Unscientific Chatterbox, Neptune's Unspent Client, Romeo the Sad Man, Lunatic Pierrot and others.

The characters are constantly communicating telepathically and are in the same field, in the process of exchanging something for which the stars give them their blessing. Each work is a new situation in which events unfold dynamically, but they are all simultaneously linked by a common logic and characters. There is no good or bad among them. They are all embraced by the flame of love, but they don't know how to express it properly. Just like us.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

  • 2022 - Juice from Stone and Earth, a-s-t-r-a gallery, Winzavod Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
  • 2022 - a-s-t-r-a open.vol. 2, gallery a-s-t-r-a, CCCI Vinzavod, Moscow
  • 2020 - art residence "South Coast" theme: "Secret".
  • 2020 - participant of the project NEW REALITY. TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNOVIS.
  • 2020 - art forum Berlin Art.
  • 2020 - exhibition of expressionism, Gostiny Dvor
  • 2020 - creation of psychedelic objects at Sunburn art festival Goa, India.
  • 2019 - art residence "South Beach".
  • 2018 - art festival "Colors of the World" Koktebel.
  • 2017 - creation and art design, "Extreme festival".
  • 2016 - "Tavrida".

Doeshvili's works are in private collections in Russia, Ukraine, the United States, Australia, England, Germany and the Czech Republic.

THE WORLD OF DOESHVILI

An instinctive Belief in the artistic form, a symbiosis of internal and external journeys, signs on the way forward in art.

Without thinking that death is near, I am constantly trying to comprehend the emptiness of all forms, which are distorted and modified, have their own magnitude and even a formal notion of time. When one paints or writes diligently, one has two types of signs of progress along the path, definite and indefinite, which indicate that the result will soon be reached. 

Uncertain signs, called basic signs, appear because of previous connections, even if one has never practiced art at all. Since they cannot be relied upon, I will not describe them here.

Certain signs appear as a result of drawing and are of two kinds: transient and unchangeable.

Transient signs can appear in reality as well as in mood. As for the first kind, when you are making preliminary sketches, you may feel as if your body is about to fall apart like the walls of a cracking house. Your voice may weaken, as in a state of extreme exhaustion. You may start convulsing like you are possessed by spirits. These are indicators that you have separated reality from the world of images.

Frustration with your own body, speech, and mind may appear in the mood. This demonstrates that you have purified yourself . If these states do not appear, then you have not had enough experience, so you need to dive further into the form.

As a result of fatigue, the actual signs show up in the bliss of the physical body, in the fact that you want to speak out, and in the mind everything is experienced as space. You can feel, "Nothing exists!" Along with that comes a joy pure as the sky. You may get the feeling that you have forgotten that there is a body, you don't notice your breath, and you don't want to leave the state of no thought, thinking, "This is it!" These are signs of mastering the stability of one's natural state, which is inherent in us. 

This understanding can also manifest itself in sensation: wherever your attention moves, you realize and comprehend that it is your own mind, you see the projections and returns of your thoughts as your own manifestation and realize that they are absolutely unobstantial, like space. These are signs that you have determined through seeing that the phenomena are your mind.

Sonin Sergey, Samorodova Elena

Sergey Sonin and Elena Samorodova (Partnership "Lead and Cobalt") are multimedia artists, working in two capitals: Moscow and St. Petersburg, founders of several art associations. Their works are in the collection of the Museum of Moscow, Krasnoyarsk Museum Center "Peace Square", Multimedia Art Museum and in private collections.

Sergey Sonin
Born in Smolensk in 1968. 

- Artist, director, screenwriter, producer

Studied at Semyon Aranovich's workshop for film directing.
St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television 

Elena Samorodova
Born in Moscow in 1973.

- Architect, production designer and photographer.

Studied at Moscow Art School №1. Graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute, Experimental Design Group in 1998.

Sergey Sonin and Elena Samorodova (Partnership "Lead and Cobalt") are multimedia artists, working in two capitals: Moscow and St. Petersburg, founders of several art associations. Their works are in the collection of the Museum of Moscow, Krasnoyarsk Museum Center "Peace Square", Multimedia Art Museum and in private collections.

SELECTED PROJECTS:

  • 2022 - "Northern Arcadia", solo exhibition, City Sculpture Museum, St. Petersburg.
  • 2022 - "Utopia and Uchronia", solo exhibition, Navicula Artis Gallery, St. Petersburg.
  • 2019 - "Procession" video premiere, Karo-art, Oktyabr cinema, Moscow
  • 2018 - "Razvilka. Personal exhibition, Krokin Gallery, Moscow
  • 2016 - "Trapper's Fragment. Russian Stereo". Solo exhibition, Krokin Gallery, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Russian Realism XXI century", Museum of Modern History of Russia, Moscow.
  • 2015 - "Now&After" video festival.  Film "Egyptian flock".
  • 2015 - "Kvadratura", - "Strategic Heritage", Tenishev ECC, Smolensk
  • 2015 - auction PIASA. Russian & soviet photographs. "Gogol. Rome. From the Third to the First", Paris
  • 2015 - "Enrichment of Reality", - "Strategic Heritage", A3 Gallery, Moscow
  • 2015 - "Victory as a new epic", - "Strategic Heritage", Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery, Moscow
  • 2014 - "Gogol. Rome. From the Third to the First", Museum of Moscow. Personal exhibition.
  • 2013 - "Egyptian flock", Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, personal exhibition, Krasnoyarsk.
  • 2013 - "Shelter for Sniper", Transatlantic Gallery, Moscow, Parallel program of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Solo exhibition.
  • 2013 - "Strategic Heritage", Polytechnic Museum, Moscow. Solo exhibition.
  • 2012 - "Hot Cold. Loft Floors, St. Petersburg. 
  • 2012 - "Egyptian Pack. Part 1", gallery POBEDA, Moscow. Solo exhibition.
  • 2010 - "Divine Wind", Marble Palace, St. Petersburg.
  • 2009 - Exhibition "Divine Wind", Museum of Modern Art, Moscow.
  • 2007 - "Generals of the 70s", Yakut Gallery, Moscow.
  • 2005 - "Generals of the 70s", Festival "Fashion and Style in Photography", Moscow.


Works


Atlant
Sonin Sergey, Samorodova Elena

Atlant, 2024

Бумага, офорт
35 х 50 см
30 000 ₽
Atlant
Sonin Sergey, Samorodova Elena

Atlant, 2024

Бумага, офорт
35 х 50 см
30 000 ₽
Atlant
Sonin Sergey, Samorodova Elena

Atlant, 2024

Бумага, офорт
35 х 50 см
30 000 ₽
Atlant
Sonin Sergey, Samorodova Elena

Atlant, 2024

Бумага, офорт
35 х 50 см
30 000 ₽
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