The opening of the exhibition of a contemporary Belarussian artist Andrei Karpenkov “The space of flowers” took place on July 14th.
The series of abstractions, created by the author during the last five years were presented. 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. Pictures of bunch of flowers, flourishing gardens, a character, which brings an idea of the hope, refreshment and continuous life circle, are on the canvases. A character of a tree, presented in different color interpretations, makes thinking over philosophical issues about time, process of growth, weakness and strength of life, its variability and constancy. 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.
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.
Viktar Pshybytka, deputy director general of the National library of Belarus, delivered a welcoming speech at the opening of the event. Alexander Shantarovich, director of the Minsk art college named after A.K. Glebov, and Andrey Basalyga, deputy chairman for organizational and creative issues of the Belarusian union of artists, shared their expert opinion on the submitted works.
Andrei Karpenkov, an artist, teacher of specialized subjects of Minsk art college named after A.K. Glebov, member of the Belarusian union of artists, thanked National library for being able to exhibit his works, appriciated the visitors for the wishings of inspiration in creative works, and he also presented the works made deliberately for exposition and which indicates the the author has understood the concept of the “space of color.”
The exhibition will last until September 5th, 2022.
The end date of the exhibition can be changed.
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Watch also the report of "Belarus 1" TV channel on the opening of the exhibition.