I think that absolute freedom in art is no more than a mirage. Like a vanishing point, not only it is not achievable, but also constant strive for being totally uninhibited fundamentally contradicts the very nature of art. I discovered that by trying to free myself I instead only created un-freedom within, but at the same time I recognized it as a blessing because this un-freedom, to my great surprise, flowered into my very own freedom. I built my personal space inside it, I fenced in all I was made of and then I gladly confined myself into this ... Read More
space and opened all the windows to share what’s inside with others. This is the moment of great joy for me because this space has never existed before I have created it.
Not unlike theater, my work attempts to counterpart outside reality with no ambition to compete with it. It is just a window into my parallel world, my very own, not so little Universe.
School of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
Moscow Institute of Architecture, Moscow, Russia
SELECTED SOLO SHOWS
2017 ArtifactNYC, New York, NY
2014 Gallery 1905, Moscow, Russia
2010 Krause Gallery, Moses Brown School, Providence, RI
2006 Lincolnwood Art Center, Lincolnwood, IL
2005 Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
2003 Union League Club, Chicago, IL
2002 Lake County Convention Center, Hammond, IN
2001 Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
1998 Smithsonian Art Museum, New Albany, IN
1996-98 Jadite Galleries, New York, NY
1995 Gallery Swan, New York, NY
1997,98 MyungSook Lee Gallery, New York, NY
1996 South of North Gallery, Chicago, IL
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