Exhibition of the People’s Artist of Russia Vasily Nesterenko automatic translate
с 14 Июня
по 16 Июля
Калужский музей изобразительных искусств
ул. Ленина, 103
At the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts (103 Lenin St., first floor), the opening of the exhibition of the People’s Artist of Russia Vasily Nesterenko will take place.
Vasily Igorevich Nesterenko belongs to the number of outstanding figures of contemporary Russian art. His work is talented and multifaceted. He is equally accessible to multi-figured historical canvases and thematic still-lifes, multi-meter paintings and small watercolors, psychological portraits and lyrical landscapes. He is a high-class professional, an artist with his inner world, a creative face and style. In whatever genre VI worked. Nesterenko, works created by him, become a contribution to the national art, have a great spiritual content and a perfect artistic form.
His work can be divided into several main areas: historical painting, portrait, landscape, still life and spiritual painting. First of all, it should be noted that Vasily Nesterenko is a master of monumental plot-thematic paintings devoted to the key moments of the history of Russia.
Significant is the creative contribution of VI. Nesterenko in the development of modern spiritual painting. He was the author of the re-creation of four monumental paintings on the walls of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior: «The Baptism of the Lord,» «The Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem,» «The Resurrection of Christ,» «The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew.» In addition, Nesterenko recreated the Shroud and four Virgin icons, and also was the author of the interior decoration of two of the six refectory chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. In addition, VI Nesterenko worked on the murals of many other churches in Russia and abroad. A special landmark among the spiritual works of the artist was the canvas «Revival of the Patriarchate», performed for the Hall of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. On the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of Russian monasticism on Mount Athos in 2015-2016, the artist painted, with the blessing of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, the church of St. Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon in the Holy Mountain Athos.
Creativity of VI. Nesterenko is unique both in terms of the highest performing skills, and the variety of genres in which the artist works, and the abundance of themes and stories he touches in his work. A characteristic feature, a bright, distinctive feature of his work is the harmonious unification of various genre structures and elements that enrich the picturesque-plastic system, the rich dramatic art of his epic paintings. A rare gift of the draftsman and painter in conjunction with the breadth of compositional thinking the artist seeks to use to create works glorifying Russia, its glorious history and its present day, its rich nature and unforgettable images of contemporaries. Vasily Nesterenko’s paintings are generally good and beautiful to people, his creative achievements are aimed at preserving and developing classical traditions in secular and spiritual art.
Through his creative activity, Vasily Nesterenko asserts the spiritually transforming power of art, boundless possibilities of painting, the continuity of great traditions, more and more horizons of creative search and discovery.
The exhibition will run until July 16, at the address: ul. Lenin, 103.
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