THE YENISEY ROUTES: SOLO EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY NICKOLAI RYBAKOV IN THE STATE RUSSIAN MUSEUM
21.11.2019 - 14.01.2020
Dates: November 21, 2019 – January 14, 2019
Venue: The State Russian Museum, the Marble Palace,
5A Millionnaya Streeet, St. Petersburg
The State Russian Museum presents more than 70 canvases, drawings, enamels by the noted Siberian painter and graphic artist, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts Nickolai Rybakov (b. 1947). The researcher of the native people culture he focuses on the archaeological and ethnographical material to create his own visual mythology through his colorfully rich pictorial language.
Nickolai Rybakov consistently and thoroughly builds his biography and strategy of searches, his original method and theoretical picture of the world. His art is surprisingly multi-sided in styles – from realistic interpretation of subject and landscape motifs to absolutely abstract painting. At the same time The Yenisey Routes of Rybakov are invariably associated with the search of eternal truths and hidden “meanings of existence” in the geographical and metaphysical spaces specified by the master.