In encyclopedias of art over time, may be written something like this: “Baumanskaja School of Painting. The late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Group of the painters from Moscow, united on formal territorial attribute. Figurative painting”. In reality, of course, difficult to predict, how will be appreciated the artists century later, when time will erase the subjective judgments, together with the judges. But the phenomenon that exists more than 20 years deserves an attention as a minimum. Continue reading
It was the exhibition in 2009 named Twenty years have not gone for nothing. The participants celebrated about twenty years of their creativity and a bit more than twenty years of existence of Expo-88 gallery, there this exhibition took place.
In the booklet dedicated to this exhibition each of participants gathered his memories about life around and his own life twenty years ago. And here is my part of recollections.
Now, looking back on twenty years ago, I feel myself like a mammoth, which inadvertently wasn’t died out. Passed even not the era – several eras, with their signs, with people who either have disappeared, or have changed. Continue reading