"On the River of Time". Exhibition of works by Igor Mashkov automatic translate
с 15 Мая
по 2 Июня
Российская академия художеств
In the Exhibition Halls of the Russian Academy of Arts (Moscow, Prechistenka, 21) an exhibition of works by Honored Artist of Russia, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts Igor G. Mashkov "On the River of Time" will be held. Its name is deeply symbolic, for the basis of the exhibition, which includes about 50 works from different years (portraits, compositions, still lifes, landscapes), will be made up of paintings from thematic series of paintings created by the author over several decades. These are works from a cycle on themes of the history of the Moscow kingdom, compositions from a series of works on the Russian Cossacks from Tsar Ivan the Terrible to the Caucasian Wars, encyclopedic series The History of Russian Orthodox Pilgrimage and The Way to the Heavenly City. Appeal to their origins, moral and spiritual values is especially important in the modern dynamically changing world.
Igor Mashkov was born in 1967, graduated from the Moscow Secondary Art School at MGHI them. IN AND. Surikov, in 1993 - Moscow State Academic Art Institute. IN AND. Surikov (portrait workshop under the direction of Prof. I.S. Glazunov); Fellow of the Creative Painting Workshop of the Russian Academy of Arts under the guidance of Academicians A.P. and S.P. Tkachev (1995-1999) in Moscow.
In his work, the artist strives to follow the great predecessors, continuing the traditions of classical Russian realism, and considers the words of the Russian historian N.M. as his motto. Karamzin: "... the history of the ancestors is always curious for someone deserving of the Fatherland."
The themes devoted to the Russian history I. Mashkov addressed in his student years. In 1997-1998 was a participant in the competition program for the painting of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The work on the artistic and historical series "The History of Russian Orthodox Pilgrimage", created in 2000-2010 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, became a fundamental work. It consisted of 12 large-scale paintings, among which: “St. equal Princess Olga enters the church of Hagia Sophia. Constantinople "," Igumen Daniel at the Holy Sepulcher "," Pilgrimage to St. Anthony Kiev-Pecherskiy on Athos in 1015g. "," Pilgrimage of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II on Valaam. Island Krestovy (Holy) "and others.
I. Mashkov is the author of the portraits of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, E. I. V. Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna Romanova, Pope Benedict XVI and many figures of science and culture. These works are marked by psychological depth and painterly skill.
In the works of all genres of painting in which the artist works, his desire for the most complete reflection of the beauty of the universe is acutely noticeable. Plots of his works unfold in the natural environment or interiors, which the artist displays, following the laws of open-air painting, using numerous field sketches and sketches. Subtlely felt mood, state of nature, skillfully conveyed coloring, lighting effects give the works a special emotionality. In combination with the psychologism of portrait solutions, this creates a deep, memorable picture of the image, characterized by naturalness, spiritual fullness.
Creativity I. Mashkov well known to the viewer. Since 1989, the artist has participated in numerous exhibitions in Russia and abroad. The cycle “History of Russian Orthodox pilgrimage” was constantly exhibited at the exhibition-forum “Orthodox Russia”. More than 50 personal exhibitions of the artist were held in the largest Russian museums, exhibition halls, abroad.
Works by I. Mashkov are represented in the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, Moscow City Duma, Russian Academy of Arts, State Historical Museum, Russian Culture Foundation, Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War on Poklonnaya Hill, Pilgrimage Center of the Moscow Patriarchate, in the collections of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, Head of the Russian Imperial House E. I.V. Maria Vladimirovna Romanova, Pope Benedict XVI, President of Mongolia Ts. Elbegdorzh, as well as in galleries and private collections in Russia and abroad.
IG Mashkov active public figure, board member of the Cultural - Educational Initiative "Pokhod", artistic director of the Orthodox Educational Complex of the Pilgrim Center of the Moscow Patriarchate, Chairman of the Association of Artists of the Russian Nobiliary Assembly, member of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, honorary member of the Board of Trustees of the Revival Nicolo Foundation -Berlukovsky monastery ". The artist has received honorary professional and public awards.
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