An exhibition for the anniversary of the Kaluga artist Philip Yelgin opened in the hall of the Union of Artists Automatic translate
KALUGA. The exhibition hall of the Kaluga branch of the Union of Artists celebrated the centenary of the artist Philip Yelgin with the opening of a large exposition of the master’s works. The exposition includes about 200 works performed by the artist in various techniques and genres. The organizers of the exhibition noted that in the exhibition hall there was only one tenth of the artist’s works.
Throughout his life, Filip Nikolaevich was in a creative search, creating watercolors, gouache painting, and graphics. Each of the techniques is adequately represented in the exhibition. A solid part of the exhibition hall is reserved for placing linocuts, among which there are color and black and white works.
For him, Kaluga became a hometown only in the postwar years. His homeland was the distant Chita region, where from childhood he painted the majestic landscapes of the taiga and the vastness of Transbaikalia. Living in Kaluga, the artist created memorable paintings with landscapes of Central Russia. On his account, many exhibitions - regional, national and international.
He possessed a rare ability to reproduce in his works the constantly changing states of nature. Even the mean features of the graphics did not prevent him from creating surprisingly sunny and lyrical works. The artist managed to convey to the audience the innermost moments spied by him in the world around him.
Among the works of Philip Yelgin, everyone can find a moment captured by the artist in his work, corresponding to the mood of the viewer and his taste. All the works displayed in the exposition were provided by collector Denis Girin from his collection during the exhibition. From his collection and labels for matchboxes, made according to the sketches of Philip Yelgin.
You can get acquainted with the works of the Kaluga artist until December 10.
Ludmila Trautmane © Gallerix.ru
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