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The Space of Andrei Karpenkov’s Colors

The Space of Andrei Karpenkov’s Colors
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14th July – 5th August
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Atrium gallery (third floor)

The exhibition of a contemporary Belarussian artist Andrei Karpenkov “The space of flowers” was opened in the “Atrium” Gallery from July 14th.

The series of abstractions, created by the author during the last five years: picturesque images of flowers, flourishing gardens, trees that look like the burst of colors, surge of emotions that are full of colors and inner experiences, are presented in the exhibition. Myriad of different colors water drops create an effect of flower plots that become woven together form the air and colors, spreaded images and compositions on the artist’s canvases. The author opted for a picturesque technique “Dripping” when an artist fall down the drops, splash them on or pours them on the canvas. Andrei Karpenkov demonstrates the feelings in his works and for this reason he turns to the language of Expressionism – the search of shapes and picturesque technique, non-accidental spots, textures and lines. They help with an abstract language to write a certain type of emotional diary.

A dominating character in the exposition is flowers symbolizing the beauty of the nature, emotions of a human, a desire to share with joy and warm. However, in the artist’s works, the fireworks of colors focused in itself not a silent life of the still life’s objects, but a sensitive energetic of a human. The exposition was build in such a way that illustrates the canvases speak to each other in a color dialogue, they are united by a general “temperature of color”, but are different in characteristics of some peculiarities.

The premier of some works, painted deliberately for the exposition, and which disclose the reading by the author of concept “The Space of Colors”, will run in the framework of the exhibition.

Andrei Karpenkov is an artist, a participant of international art plein-airs, exhibition projects, a teacher of Minsk state-owned art college named after A.K. Glebov, a member of the Belarussian Artists’ Union.

The exhibition will last until September 5th, 2022.
The end date of the exhibition can be changed.

The opening hours of the exhibition corresponds to the library’s opening hours.
Entrance to the exhibition during the opening date is free of charge. The remaining time the entrance to the exhibition is available by the library ticket or ticket of the library's social and cultural center.

For more info: (+375 17) 368 37 37 (for visitors), (+375 17) 293 28 21 (for Media).

Watch also the report of "Belarus 1" TV channel on the opening of the exhibition.

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