Exhibition of sculptor, architect and writer Vasily Klyukin In Dante Veritas 11/10/2018 automatic translate
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A personal exhibition of sculptor, architect and writer Vasily Klyukin In Dante Veritas will open in Afimall City, on the 6th floor. The exposition was created based on the first part of the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri - Inferno. In Dante Veritas will be held with the support of the Russian Museum, Afimall City and the Panorama360 viewing platform.
The exhibition, which tells about the nine circles of hell, presents 27 works: 22 sculptures reflecting human vices (Anger, Fornication, Gluttony, Hypocrisy and others), 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse and Dante’s death mask. In addition, Vasily Klyukin created new objects especially for the exhibition in Moscow-City, and when designing the exhibition space, mapping installations will be used to convey the atmosphere of Inferno. In the "9 circle" in the hall of the Traitor, visitors can leave the initials of the people who have ever betrayed them. You can view the exhibition with a free audio guide in Russian and English.
Earlier, the In Dante Veritas collection was successfully exhibited at the Mikhailovsky Castle of the State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg). For three months, the exhibition was visited by about 200,000 people, which is an absolute record for street exhibitions of this museum. After Moscow, as part of a world tour, the collection will go to the Venice Biennale (Arsenal), and from there to the Vatican (Braccio di Carlo Magno St. Peter’s Basilica), to New York and Miami.
The collection is made using a special authoring technique "Living Sculptures", which is to maximize the preservation of mobility. Steel plates are assembled and disassembled as a designer, without any fasteners, creating the effect of an open book. Objects of Vasily Klyukin are called to tell about Good and Evil, evils and punishments. In Dante Veritas is not the visualization of “Inferno” by Dante and not an attempt to compete with the painters Sandro Botticelli or Albrecht Durer. The exhibition of Vasily Klyukin is a modern interpretation of the greatest poem of the world and the new names of the Horsemen who foreshadow the apocalypse: Overpopulation, Disinformation, Voracious prey and Pollution. How sins and punishments may look can be seen at the exhibition.
“We are glad to cooperate with such a talented sculptor who is able to realize any idea. Vasily Klyukin is an extraordinary person, a businessman who left everything and devoted himself entirely to art. His work is in the homes of private collectors and world celebrities, he exhibited in Monte Carlo, Cannes, New York. Now the Moscow public has the opportunity to read his message to humanity. “Living sculptures” In Dante Veritas fascinate, make you stop and really think, ”said the general director of Europe’s highest observation deck, Panorama360, Arthur Shakaryan.
In Dante Veritas is open for visitors from October 27th. The ticket price includes audio guide in Russian and English.
Address: Presnenskaya Embankment, 2, Afimoll City Mall, 6th floor
Phone: 8 (925) 259-44-30
Weekdays: from 10:00 to 12:00 - 400 rubles; from 12:00 to 22:00 - 500 p.
Weekends: from 10:00 to 12:00 - 500 p.; from 12:00 to 22:00 - 600 p.
Audio guide in Russian and English for free
Benefits: free entry for veterans of the Second World War, disabled people of I and II groups, pensioners; 50% discount - for children under 14 years old and students (upon presentation of the relevant document)
Access for visitors with disabilities
There are no age restrictions for visiting the exhibition.
Vasily Vasilyevich Klyukin (born March 3, 1976 in Moscow) is a famous sculptor, architect, writer and philanthropist. He is a resident of the Principality of Monaco, a citizen of Russia and Israel. His architectural concepts are published all over the world, and sculptures can be seen in Moscow, London, Monte Carlo, Lucerne, Cannes and Ibiza. The works of Basil are in the collections of Prince Albert II of Monaco, Charles Saatchi, Leonard Blavatnik, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and many other collectors.
In 2013, Vasily Klyukin released an architectural album Designing Legends, which included 50 projects of buildings of the future: skyscrapers, museums, opera houses, etc.
In 2016, his science fiction novel “The Team Mind” was released - a dystopia about creating artificial intelligence, a computer that uses the abilities of the human brain as fuel. Hollywood producer Peter D. Graves took up the screen version of the novel. In the same year, Vasily presented his first series of “living sculptures”.
In 2017, the statue created by him Golden Madonina became the official award of Milan Design Week. At the gala dinner at amfAR in Cannes, the famous collector Leonard Blavatnik bought the sculpture The Dancing fairy from the Muses collection. And for a Leonardo DiCaprio charity auction dedicated to endangered species of tigers, Vasily created a three-meter “live” sculpture of this animal called “6/9”. Art object replenished the collection of the actor. In August 2017, at the Burning Man Contemporary Art Festival, the sculptor presented the installation of The Beating heart, which could later be seen at the Sinergy Global Forum in Madison Square Garden (New York).
In 2018, the Exdominator sculpture was exhibited in Monte Carlo, and next year it will be presented at the Venice Biennale.
In September of this year, the work "Why people do not fly," created from plastic waste from more than 150 countries, will be shown at the charity evening of Monte Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean (Monaco).