"Graphics 2019". Report exhibition of the Graphics Department of the Russian Academy of Arts Automatic translate
с 17 Апреля
по 12 Мая
Галерея искусств Зураба Церетели
ул. Пречистенка, 19
“The most valuable thing we have now is school and tradition”
Z.K. Tsereteli President of the Russian Academy of Arts
The Graphics Department of the Russian Academy of Arts in the halls of the MVK RAX Gallery of Art (Moscow, Prechistenka 19) presents the reporting exhibition “Graphics 2019”. The exposition will comprise more than 100 works demonstrating the versatility of graphics as a form of fine art, the depth of views, the sincerity of expression and the breadth of experiments by authors, the embodiment of academic traditions brought up, honored and preserved by many generations of outstanding graphic artists.
The graphics department is one of the oldest in the Academy, it was part of the Academy of Arts of the USSR, recreated in 1947. Now the Department is a creative, scientific and organizational center, uniting the most prominent artists working in various fields of graphic art - easel and print graphics, book illustrations, posters, caricatures.
A retrospective exhibition will introduce visitors to silk-screen printing Z.K. Tsereteli, lithographs by V.Yu. Zhelvakova etchings A.A. Lyubavina, A.B. Suvorova, N.N. Batakova, B.L. Nepomniachtchi, woodcut M.M. Verkholantseva, watercolors A.D. Shmarinova and A.N. Sinitsyna, works made in the copyright techniques of A.G. Akritas, D.N. Sandzhieva and D.V. Fomicheva. Viewers will see the unique works of prominent contemporary artists: M.N. Avvakumova, V.S. Akopova, O.A. Aradushkina, A.I. Arkhipova, N.V. Besednova, B.F. Belsky, O.V. Volokitina, N.L. Voronkova, Yu.A. Voronova, V.I. Galatenko, S.P. Gulevsky, A.E. Denisova, V.V. Dranishnikova, A.B. Konopleva, N.N. Korotkova, A.Yu. Kravchenko, T.I. Kurochkina, N.I. Lyubavina, G.A. Makaveeva, V.G. Mochalova, A.M. Muravyova, G.V. Namerovsky, K.V. Petrova, A.B. Popova, O.M. Savostyuk, S.I. Semenova, I.A. Smirnova, A.I. Teslik, A.A. Troshina, S.V. Tsigalya A.G. Yastrebenetsky working in various graphic techniques. The famous traveler, artist and writer F.F. Konyukhov, presented at the reporting exhibition works created based on the impressions and sketches of his many expeditions, round-the-world travels, swimming and ballooning. Particularly noteworthy are graphic artists working on the decoration of publications that successfully participate in Russian and international book illustration competitions.
The works of the members of the Graphics Department of the Russian Academy of Arts convey a wide range of areas of contemporary graphic art, performed in a variety of graphic techniques and are distinguished by a large thematic, stylistic and genre variety. The exhibition provides an opportunity to get acquainted with a large layer of Russian graphic art of recent decades, to comprehend the complex semantic and formal searches of modern Russian masters, to see and re-evaluate the rich possibilities of ancient and forever young graphic art.