Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]
Photography is growing up by ArtFanToo Keith Auerbach, Priscilla Briggs, Carrie Burr, Tiffany Carbonneau, Mary Carothers, Debra Clem, Robert Ladislas Derr, Anita Douthat, Mitch Eckert, Julius Friedman, Dana Fritz, Laura Hartford, Celene Hawkins, Barbara Houghton, Brian Jones, Keith Kleespies, Cal Kowal, Tom LeGoff, Suzanne Mitchell, James Norton, CJ Pressma, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, Jenée Rue Sastry, Mel Strawn, Alan Teller, Alex Traube, John Whitesell, Marilyn Whitesell, Jerri Zbiral, Jenny Zeller at Carnegie Center for Art & History
October 9th - January 9th, 2016
It is hard to take any exhibition with a grandiose title such as Photography Since the Millennium seriously, but then again, we are just fifteen years into this new millennium.
And there have not been any major strides in photography since the new millennium except for, well, the death of analogue, and video is accessible to all. Goodbye film, hello pixels. Has there been one year since the new millennium that has not seen a new release of cameras with enhanced numbers of pixels? It is the mega... [more]
When I was younger, my parents spent an exorbitant amount of time shopping at the department store Sears. It was one of the kid-in-tow errands I most detested. As a child, I considered this habitat overwhelming and exhausting: the overzealous salespeople, the crowds, the smells of new products and open boxes, the corny advertisements, the endless special offers. From entrance to exit, accompanying my parents on their routine department store escapade was a first-hand lesson in what I now know to be... [more]
“I miss my pre-internet brain,” says the sticker handed to visitors of Bit Rot. The text brings an affirmative smile to faces—or is it more of a smirk? This kind of dry humor with a nostalgic tinge and an air of fatalism is difficult to process without some feeling of ambiguity. It’s typical for life in the early 21st century. Things are moving ahead so rapidly that we’re constantly trying to catch up but never really do. The technology driving us forward grows faster a... [more]
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. 2015 MarinMOCA Fall National Drawing Juried Exhibition. Fall National Juried Exhibition: Drawing October 31 – December 6, 2015.
Girl with bird. Artist Sergey Konstantinov. San Francisco. Print /canvas. 20/24in. [more]
Since 2010, when I first met Ed Fornieles, I've watched the artist somewhat like a private eye sitting in a greasy spoon cafe with eye holes cut out of a newspaper—at a safe hermetic distance. I went to my first ever performance night in London that he had curated at Paradise Row, and watched a man pour cornflakes and milk all over the floor. I read all the online tabloid furore over his debauched Animal House project and his former relationship with a British film star.
From afar, he oft... [more]
Today, I'm so honored and proud of that I can announce to work with Art Platform NYC based in Broadway, New York and to take part in their new project - "VISUAL THOUGHT: Art & Expression" in 2016.
Art Platform NYC is a contemporary fine arts consultation, production and publication company working directly with artists, designers, photographers and creative individuals with a variety of projects and services that coordinates the world of visual marketing, promotion, philanthropy, art consulting, and... [more]
My work will be on view for free at Artomatic 2015. There is a free shuttle running from the New Carrollton Metro to the venue.
My wall is on the 3rd floor, 4th section, in a wide corridor, and yes, the paintings, except for one, are for sale. [more]
On Saturday, October 31st, when all of New York was abuzz with Halloween fun and fright, the last of chashama 461 Studio & Gallery artists were emptying their contents into U-Haul trucks, donation bins and dumpsters. The building, located at 461 West 126th Street in Harlem’s factory district, is now closed after eight years of service to working artists and the Harlem arts community at-large.
At any given time, chashama – which means “to have vision” – operates between 15-25... [more]
Lately I’ve been sleeping with middle-aged men
seemingly always on the cusp of a breakdown
or midst the mid-life crisis and I teeter
on a verge of relation that just last week or
maybe last mid-month I too hit a crisis,
though it was only a quarter. But I
don’t want to appear as some math whiz
deflecting how grided bylines spigot
ego’s x and y axis and I don’t
want appear to care because in
twenty-five years... [more]
Not that it was needed that much.
I keep telling myself this.
Although I can never remember
despite the time in your voice
that stopped you from telling me,
how you didn’t catch the last bus
but slept on a friend’s couch.
Each call helps me identify a timeless now,
moments in which the call cuts
as the underground passes
and the painted parts
of the windowsills powder.
I try to evoke a painting by Glackens
The Woman Wearing a Green Turban
but it’s only her han... [more]
Stark rattling creeps in. After a few seconds, an initial pang of sound smooths into a pervasive noise that induces a feeling of anxious, indistinguishable energy. Did I walk into the gallery’s theater feeling like this?, I think to myself, but I can’t recall. Old black and white images of the desert alternate between present day images of the same scene; the now diffused rattling rolls into booming drums when a large magenta font flashes onscreen: OBI SUNT
“Blackness fee... [more]