Solo Show of Works by Zurab Tsereteli in Novosibirsk
The Novosibirsk State Art Museum
5 Krasny Prospect
On March 11, 2012 the People’s Artist of the USSR and Russian Federation, President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli took part in the inauguration of his solo show in the Novosibirsk State Art Museum. Before the opening ceremony he had given a master class to young artists and answered questions of the pressmen.
The exhibition features 140 works of the world renowned master including his paintings, enamels, graphic sheets, small sculptures, reliefs executed in various years. The highlight of the display is the artist’s canvases – portraits and still lifes distinguished by Zurab Tsereteli’s creative temperament, boundless energy, freedom and singularity of his artistic thinking. Through the powerful expression of color they demonstrate his exuberant love of life and special manner for the decorative organization of the canvas surface.
On show are the artist’s unique three-dimensional enamels, as well as reliefs, easel sculptures from his series “Townspeople”, models of his monuments located in many countries of the world. A special section of the solo show presents his graphic works produced in the technique of color serigraphy.
The exhibition showcases all the facets of the artist’s multisided talent and the diversity of his creative work.