Exhibition of works by Z. Tsereteli is opened in Vladimir

Z. Tsereteli. Portrait of Dmitriy Shostakovich. 2006

On June 5, the «Chamber» exhibition centre of the Vladimir-Suzdal memorial estate launched the exhibition of works by Zurab Tsereteli, president of the Russian Academy of Arts, the national artist of the USSR and the Russian Federation, the Goodwill ambassador of UNESCO.

The exhibition was visited by great number of people. Among them were representatives of city administration, museum staff, youth, representatives of Mass Media. A. Aksyenov, General Director of the Vladimir-Suzdal museum-reserve took part in the ceremony of opening of the exhibition.

The exposition represents over 120 works by the master: pictures and graphic works, sculptural compositions. Among exhibits are relieves and enamels on a bible theme over which the artist works in various materials and technicians from 1960.

Thematically such monumental relieves-panels correspond to a place of this exhibition. They are «Saviour the Almighty », «Christmas», «Lady day», «Whitsun» and also enamels from a series of «Biblical scenes». Among other highlights were relieves from a series «Sheets from an Album» and enamels from a series «Argonauts». Models of monuments and sculptural compositions such as «the Good Wins Harm», «Saint Nino Equal to the Apostles», «Sacred Nicholas Wonder-Worker» make an integral part of the exposition. Among interesting pictures are canvases «Portrait of D. Shostakovich», «To the Memory of K. Malevich», portraits of friends and relatives of the artist and etc.

For the last years more than twenty Russian cities and also some foreign countries had an opportunity to see works by Zurab Tsereteli.

The exhibition will be opened till August 10.

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