Russian and Ukrainian Realism in CA

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Vladimir Kovalyov – Still life with Potatoes

Silvana Gallery in Glendale, California is holding an exhibition of 21st century Russian and Ukrainian Realist art. You can see the work online, here. While some of the featured artists appear to lack the rigorous academic background of earlier generations, others have maintained some of the rigor and freshness that makes the Russian realist tradition stand out in the west. 

The exhibition will run through August 18

You can read a review of the show by the Glendale News-Press here

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Author: Barry O'Keefe

Artist/printmaker from Richmond, Va

1 thought on “Russian and Ukrainian Realism in CA”

  1. This work does have a real freshness to it. I’m especially intrigued by Alexander Britsev. Terri Martin’s review is very interesting too. Thanks for including the links.

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