Exhibition Valery Manaenkov "Our Homeland" Automatic translate
с 16 по 26 Июня
Калужский музей изобразительных искусств
ул. Ленина, 103
June 16 at 16-00 in the Information, educational and exhibition center of the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts will be the grand opening of the personal exhibition of Valery Manaenkov “Our Homeland”.
The name of the solo exhibition of Valery Semenovich Manaenkov is simple, but significant and capacious: "Our Homeland." This is an exhibition-narrative, an exhibition-reflection. The story of Russia, its cities and towns, temples and monasteries. Thinking about her fate, about her past, present and future.
On the canvases and graphic sheets of Manaenkov there is old Kaluga, the Crimea that has just returned to us, Pushkin and Natalya Nikolaevna, the procession of the Immortal regiment, Tsiolkovsky, who has been dreaming of space flights, and ancient churches, which have long been neighboring to heaven. The artless narrative covers both the vast expanses of Russia and entire centuries of Russian history.
And at the same time, the eternal adjoins - with the present, yesterday is directed to tomorrow. Behind events is life. Representing buildings, trees, people, the artist seeks to identify, show us the great spiritual principles of Russian life, the very glow of infinite spirituality.
The paintings, landscapes, still lifes presented at the exposition are the result of great art work, intense, focused, and many years. Pictures of Valery Manaenkov began to appear at exhibitions at the very beginning of the 1970s. He is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia, participant and diploma of the I youth regional exhibition in Orel (1976), the All-Russian art exhibition "Renaissance" (Moscow, VDNH, 1992), an exhibition dedicated to the 625th anniversary of Kaluga (Moscow, Central House of Artists, 1996), the All-Russian the exhibition “Artists of Russia - to the 850th anniversary of Moscow” (Moscow, Central House of Artists, 1997), the VIII regional exhibition of works by artists of the central regions of Russia (Moscow, Central House of Artists, 1997), the All-Russian art exhibition dedicated to the 2000th anniversary of the Nativity of Christ “Your Name” (Moscow, Central House of Artists, 2000), All-Russian Artistic High “Heritage” brand (Voronezh, 2003), the regional exhibition “Artists of the Central Regions of Russia” (Lipetsk, 2003-2004), the International Art Exhibition dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War ”(Moscow, Central House of Artists, 2005), the All-Russian Art the exhibition “Yuri Gagarin” (Ryazan, 2011), the International Art Exhibition dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight (Gagarin, 2011), the interregional exhibition “Artists of the Central Regions of Russia” (Lipetsk, 2013), the All-Russian Exhibition dedicated to 700th birthday of Pre similar to Sergius of Radonezh (Ryazan, 2014), the All-Russian exhibition dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the first manned space flight Tsiolkovsky, Korolev, Gagarin (Smolensk, 2016).
Valery Manaenkov was awarded an Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Kaluga Region (2014), a Diploma of the Union of Artists of Russia (2015), he is a laureate of the Governor of the Kaluga Region “For Achievements in Culture and Art” award in the nomination “Visual Arts” (2015).
The artist’s works are stored in the Kaluga Museum of Fine Arts, in the State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, in the Kozelsky branch of the Kaluga Regional Museum of Local History, in the museum-estate Polotnyany Zavod.