The Fifth Interregional Academic Exhibition "Red Gate / Against the Current" is on display at the Gallery of Arts of Tsereteli. Automatic translate
Currently in Moscow at the Z.K. Art Gallery. Tsereteli of the Russian Academy of Arts (Prechistenka, 19) exhibits the Fifth Interregional Academic Exhibition "Red Gate / Against the Current . " Start project was given in Saratov in September this year. The final project events are held in December: the opening of the Moscow exposition took place on December 4, the presentation of the 3rd volume of the art encyclopedia “Against the Course” and the awarding of the nominees with the nominal awards: 6 laureates of the Prizes of the President of the Russian Academy of Arts Z. Tsereteli and 3 laureates of the Prizes I.E. Repin.
Guests and exhibitors were greeted by: First Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts Viktor Kalinin (host of the opening ceremony), project leader and author - Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts, Chairman of the Volga Branch of the Russian Academy of Arts, President of the TSHR Konstantin Khudyakov , First Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts, People’s Artist of Russia Yevgeny Romashko , Chairman of the Board of the Moscow Union of Artists Viktor Glukhov , President of the European Foundation for Slavic Literature and Culture, Professor Igor Bondarenko (Bratislava, Slovakia), ru Leonid Bazhanov , member of the expert council of the project, Natalia Tolstaya , director of the Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts, academician of the Russian Academy of Arts, honored art worker of Russia, doctor of art history, Oleg Krivtsun , musician, producer, artist Stas Namin .
The main organizers of the project: Creative Union of Artists of Russia, Volga Branch of the Russian Academy of Arts, Saratov Art Museum named after A.N. Radishcheva, the Museum of Actual Realism (Tolyatti), the Mordovian Museum of Fine Arts named after SD. Erzi, State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, the Ministry of Culture of the Saratov Region, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Mordovia, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan, with the participation of the Art Gallery Z.K. Tsereteli of the Russian Academy of Arts and the Zurab Tsereteli Foundation.
The basis of a large-scale research project is the method of the 17th century European enlightener Jan Amos Comenius. The task of the organizers of the project is to reflect the diversity of the surrounding world of nature and human relations through the works of artists of the first third of the 21st century. In 2018, within the framework of the academic competition, works of art on 10 subject-objects were considered: Architecture, Country and Law, Forbidden Fruit, Faith, Fashion, Household Items, Tangle, Food, Waste, Self-Portrait.
In 2018, representatives from 17 regions of Russia, including from 13 regions of the Volga Federal District, Moscow, St. Petersburg, invited artists from Stavropol, Volgograd, and London took part in the competition. A strategically important task is the study of the art process and the actualization of innovative artistic practices that are based on an academic foundation.
Project Manager K.V. Khudyakov and the curator group reviewed more than 700 applications from artists, this is 6000 works (painting, drawing, sculpture, digital art, photography). The expert council and the jury in this project selected 700 works in an album-catalog, 200 - in a traveling exhibition.
As a result, the laureates of the contest "Against the Current" (30 people) were determined: 6 laureates of the KS Prizes. Petrova-Vodkin (Altukhov Sergey, Belousova Alina, Drozdin Alexander, Karnaukhov Alexey, Moskvitin Alexander from Saratov, Ereshchuk Vyacheslav from Moscow), 6 laureates of the I.Ye. Repin (Maxim Kireev and Novikov Aleksey from Moscow, Kondulukova Vera, Kuznetsov Nikolai, Panov Igor from Togliatti, Romanov Vladimir from Samara), 8 laureates of the N.I. Feshina (Baranov Vladislav, Vagapov Makhmut, Egorov Anatoly, Novikov Alexander, Samakayeva Marina, Shaymardanov Alfrid from Kazan, Isaeva Guzel from Naberezhnye Chelny, Fufachev Vladimir from Nizhny Novgorod), 4 winners of the FV Sychkov Award (Kiyaykin Anatoly Kotchikov Kotkin, Katiykin Anatoly Kotchikov, Kastinov of the Kovans, Nizhny Novgorod);, Livanov Alexander, Aseev Aleksei from Saransk), 6 laureates of the Prizes of the President of the Russian Academy of Arts Z.K. Tsereteli (Kuznetsova Galina, Kurushin Alexander, Povarova Natalia, Rumyantseva Svetlana, Surovova Polina from Moscow, Litosova Natalia from Stavropol). More than 140 Moscow artists take part in the exhibition project, 8 of them became laureates of nominal prizes.
The anti-current competition awards were initiated by the Volga Department of the Russian Academy of Arts, the Zurab Tsereteli Foundation and the Museum of Actual Realism (Togliatti) in order to support talented authors. Since 2014, the regional executive authorities have joined the financing of the project: the KS Petrov-Vodkin Prizes are financed by the Government of the Saratov Region (2014, 2016, 2018), the NI Feshin Prizes are the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan (2014, 2016, 2018). The Fych Sychkov Prize was founded in 2018 (jointly with the Russian Academy of Arts) and funded by the Government of the Republic of Mordovia. The finalists are representatives of various creative unions: the Creative Union of Artists of Russia, the Moscow Union of Artists and the Union of Artists of Russia. The fact is positive, indicating a desire to strengthen interregional ties, support for artists, regardless of their "union" affiliation.
The exhibition in Moscow included only a part of the works of the traveling exhibition (about 50 percent), it presents works by artists from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Saratov, Izhevsk, Penza, Cheboksary, Ufa, Tolyatti, Saransk, Kazan. The exhibition also features paintings by Vasily Shulzhenko and Larisa Naumova from the personal collection of V.V. Vavilin, founder of the “Museum of Actual Realism” in Togliatti, partner and general sponsor of this project.
At the final event of the project in Moscow, a presentation was held of the 3rd volume of the art encyclopedia "Against the Current / Red Gate-2018" (Moscow. 2018. 684 p. With ill. ISBN 9785-60412-81-83). It should be noted that in the encyclopedia reproduced 700 works of contemporary authors (a total of 360 artists participate in this project) on 10 subject-themes. Each participant of the project will be able to receive an author’s copy of the album.
Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts in the person of the head N.V. Tolstoy and researchers of the Institute conducted a large-scale research work, as a result of which the album presents research articles on 10 topics.
Mordovia Republican Museum of Fine Arts. S.D. Erzya gave to the art encyclopedia the masterpieces of his collection - the works of SD. Erzi and F.V. Sychkova (who open the thematic sections of the encyclopedia), prepared articles for research of the museum staff, art historians E.V. Golyshenkova and V.B. Makhaeva on the theme of the museum’s collection and joint exhibition project.
The album also presents: article S.A. Kuznetsova, dedicated to Jan Amos Komensky and his work "The World of Sensual Things in Pictures" (1658), a study by the curator of regional programs on contemporary art I.P. Sosnovskaya “Museum rehearsals. Art card of the Volga region.
As promised, within the framework of the opening of the Red Gates / Against the Current exhibition in Moscow, another dozens of topics were drawn for 2020. This is the 4th thematic block from the “Comenius List”, namely: Mechanisms and devices, Weapons, Toys and dolls, Wheel, Means of displacement, House, City, Interior, Reflections, Wings. Artists can now think about the artistic decision of the next creative task. The conditions for competitive selection of works for the next exhibition and publishing project will be announced in January-February 2020.
As part of the opening of the exhibition, curators and project participants were awarded with awards by the Russian Academy of Arts and the Creative Union of Artists of Russia.
The medals "For Merit for the Academy" were awarded to: SG Denisov, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts, First Vice President of the Moscow Branch of the TSHR, and I.V. Kolesnikov, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts, Vice-President of the Moscow branch of TSHR.
Diplomas of the Russian Academy of Arts awarded: KK Akimov, coordinator of the Youth Creative Workshop "Dialogues with Classics" of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia and the Volga Branch of the Russian Academy of Arts, and A.V. Zhernoklyuev, painter, member of TSHR - for a series of paintings, conducting master classes in Saratov, Togliatti. Gratitude from RAX announced by R.V. Kobzar, designer, vice president of the Moscow branch of TSHR - for his contribution to the development of modern visual art.
For active participation in the preparation for the publication of the third volume of the art-encyclopedia "Red Gate / Against the current-2018"
"Gold Medal TSHR" awarded
N.V. Tolstaya, director of the Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts;
"Bronze medal TSHR" awarded:
E.A. Belyaev, exhibition project manager of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia;
E.B. Fomicheva, designer of publishing projects, manager of exhibition projects of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia;
Sosnovskaya Irina Petrovna, art critic, senior researcher at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, curator of regional programs on contemporary art.
Diploma TSHR awarded:
D.V. Keypen-Vardits, Scientific Secretary of the Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Arts, Ph.D.
S.V. Usacheva, head of the Russian art department XVIII-early. XX century. Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Arts, Ph.D.
E.V. Golyshenkova, head of the research department of the Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after SD. Erzya;
V.B. Makhaev, Senior Researcher of the Mordovia Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after S.D. Erzya, Ph.D.
The award was held by the Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts, President of the TSHR K.V. Khudyakov.
On December 5, the ZK Tsereteli Art Gallery of the Arts Academy held a round table on the topic: “Metropolitan and Regional Museums: Interaction Experience”, which was attended by curators, members of the Expert Council of the Russian Academy of Arts and Art Science and Agricultural Art Workers, project participants from Moscow, Saratov, Saransk, Tolyatti, Kazan, Stavropol. Moderators: K.V. Khudyakov, I.P. Sosnovskaya, S. A. Kuznetsova. At the final round table there was a discussion of the results and prospects of the research project. Various issues were considered: expert evaluation and selection criteria, problems of exhibiting and perceiving works of various styles, genres and directions; individual and group strategies; experience of interaction with various artistic institutions; legislative support for creative unions of artists at the federal and regional levels; regional programs of Russian and foreign institutions: exhibition and educational mobile and network projects, inter-museum cooperation, exchange of experience. A number of valuable suggestions were made, which will be taken into account in the next stages of the long-term project implementation.
At the round table were widely presented exhibition and publishing projects of TSHR and the Volga branch of the Russian Academy of Arts 2017-2018, catalogs published as part of the experimental creative workshops of the TSHR and the Volga region department of the Arts. An exchange of views took place, prospects for further implementation of large-scale inter-regional academic projects “Red Gate / Against the Current”, “Picturesque Russia”, projects of experimental Creative Workshops of TSHR and PORAH were considered.
Exposure of the exhibition "Red Gate / Against the Current" at the suggestion of the Art Gallery Z. Tsereteli of the Russian Academy of Arts will be extended until January 6, 2019 inclusive.