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 plasticit... [more]
I think that for some reason a breastfeeding mother is a strange kind of theme in art and in our times in general...I think that role is not liked by men or women. It reminds men that we are basically biological animals and not super hero transformers, and feminists try to ignore the role because they are honoring women becoming CEOs and feel humiliated by being "milk bottles"...how sad...Very different from the honored attitude that existed in former centuries for mothers with babies in paintings... [more]
I went to a panel workshop with arts administrators and politicians on a discussion about funding for the arts in Toronto...
The talk was all about money and community and relationships, but nobody mentioned the media that never write about brilliant Canadian artists; and the rich Canadians and how to get them to part with their money for the arts. They obviously have to be educated and wooed and made to feel special as a cultured Canadian in order for them to feel proud of supporting great a... [more]
This is a “Season’s Greetings card” dedicated to the limited-edition of a 3 silk scarves series I created for my "Lacer/actions Art Project”. The images of dirty, torn, and worn paper of the publicity posters on outdoor billboard have become silk scarves too! After to be already transferred on canvases, lithographic prints and aluminium my "Lacer/actions" artworks were transformed in silk textiles designs thanks to collaboration of Bruno Boggia Disegni (Como, Italy) who... [more]
A very special thanks to all the people who visited the recent art shows in France and Spain. The "art of survival" is probably something we all share regardless of our tastes. And that has me busier than the art of making art right now. So as soon as I get a breather I'll post pictures and a few notes about the recent shows:
October: Eiffel Tower Exhibition Universal
Louvre Art Shopping
Publiations: Nov/Dec special edition of Effete Arte feat... [more]
I am an collagist seeking collaboration with other artists and curators to exhibit Mental Wellness theme. Anyone interested in a group collaboration for this critical and attainable enterprise?
Individuals need to know they have options to cope with stress, depression, and anxiety by using different means of support.
I have monitored my emotions through meditation art for the past six years and have an extensive series of images in the following themes; for example, botanical, fantasy, citysca... [more]