- Open Russia
March 22, 2006. at the Beijing Museum of Fine Arts, China’s main museum, gallery “House Nashokin” an exhibition of contemporary Russian artists and sculptors. The exhibition presents a wide range of artistic genres – painting, drawing, sculpture, animation, works of art and theater. Among the project participants such famous names as Andrei Vasnetsov, Tair Salakhov Garif Basyrov, Igor Obrosov, Natalia Nesterova, Tatyana Nazarenko, Larissa Naumova, Victor Kalinin, Vadim Kulakov, Olga Bulgakov, Alexander Sitnikov, Rusanov Victor, Vladimir Lyubarov Oleg Vukolov, Andrew Paszkiewicz, sculptors – Lazarus reptile, Adelaide Pologova Dmitry Tugarinov Alexander Rukavishnikov. Particularly worth emphasizing the works of young artists – Sergei Aldushkina, Azam Atakhanova, Miles Gataullin and sculptors – Dasha Namdakov and Victor Korneev. The exhibition also presents drawings Sergei Barkhin to the cartoon “The Lion with a white beard,” Alexander Petrov for animated films “The Old Man and the Sea”, “Mermaid”, “cow”, Peter Pashkevich for the film “Crime and Punishment”.
The aim of the exhibition “Open Russia” – as close as possible to present contemporary Russian art and use it to talk about what lives modern Russia. “Open Russia” – is the most interesting and vivid in the artistic life of the country. The exhibition was attended by representatives of different generations of artists – as a member of the Russian Academy of Arts, as well as students and graduates of art schools, artists from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Saratov, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, many of the republics of Russia, Siberia and the Far East.
The opening was timed to coincide with the year of the Russian culture in China, attended by senior officials of the two countries, including the head of the Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography, ME Shvydkoi, Russian Culture Minister Alexander Sokolov, Minister of Culture Sun Jiazheng China.
Exhibition of great interest to the general public and the Chinese experts because this is one of the largest exhibitions in the world today – it includes about 400 paintings and sculptures. Plans to major gallery exhibition project for up to two years – “Modern Art in the House Nashokin.” That is best in modern painting, drawing, sculpture will be presented in the gallery in the new exhibition season.