In this February is 20th aniversary of my and Irina Baldano’s project Two Faces Of Buddhistic Moscow. It was exhibited twice: in Moscow and in Budapest.
1997 was year of our fruitful collaboration. I was impressed by plastic of Irina’s paintings from first sight. In her work was present archaism, but archaism natural and vivid. After our first project, inspired by Irina’s art, I created the clothing collection Mongolia. Irina helped me making trimming with cord and applications for caps. When the collection was ready, fashion-show has been included in the program of the festival La Nouvelle Asie in the Tretiy Put (Third Way) club in Moscow. Irina did big part of organizing work for this festival and was one of the participants.
In 2016 Irina passed away and now I publish article Two Faces Of Buddhistic Moscow from our booklet as tribute to her memory… Continue reading →
Recently I participated in exhibition Three Muses of Russian Painter: God, Women, Wine in Gallery on Vspolny, and one of organisers and exhibitors was Semen Peterson. We participated in numerouse collective exhibitions together. And there was significant for me individual exhibition with Semen.
Eight years ago (3.07.2003 – 11.10.2003) in the gallery On Krutitcy took place my and Peterson’s individual exhibition named Parallel Worlds. We cooperated with gallery On Krutitcy, where Semen was cofounder and gallery even was named after him in the beginning, until it was destroyed by fire in may 2005. Two of mine paintings were covered with soot severely, so they actually turned into garbage. Others suffered less and I was able to restore them. But most of Semen’s pictures where burned complitely. Unwillingly he was facing oportunity to start new page in his painter career. Continue reading →
Ten years ago (20.03.2001 – 8.04.2001) in the Central House of Artists in Moscow took place my individual exhibition named To Allow It To Be… My personal logo appeared first time on the booklet for this exhibition.
It was big step for me. And I want to thank wonderful people who helped me and have made all this possible. Here is text from booklet prepared to this exhibition. Continue reading →