There is no questioning the soft power of art and it's ability to shape culture and society. Throughout the history of Russia and the Soviet Union, it has been used as a weapon in the struggle for power and influence over the hearts and minds of the population.
Né à Odessa en 1994; Sergey KONONOV vit et travaille à Paris.
Entre 9 et 20 ans, Sergey a suivi chaque semaine des cours de peinture dans l’atelier d’un peintre d’Odessa. Il intègre...
Klimtsov uses the technique of drawing on the rear side of the Plexiglas to give images some light and brightness, which is impossible to do on a flat canvas.
When first looking at Tcholaria's work, it is easy to see the references to Picasso, Modigliani and Chagall. However, his technique of almost smeared pixelated patchwork gives it a density and uniqueness that clearly differentiates his work.
Olga Tobreluts seems to be an artist who knows little fear. Born in 1970, she has seen the two sides of a Soviet and a Russian society yet perhaps because of this has been quick to grasp at opportunities for development and change.