December 6, 2018 at 18.00 hours in the exhibition hall of the Voronezh Regional Art Museum. I.N. Kramsky will host the opening of the exhibition “The Painting of S. L. Gollerbach. To the 95th anniversary.
The exhibition will present 45 paintings and graphic works of the artist from the collections of the House of Russian Abroad named after Alexander Solzhenitsyn, VOHM them. I.N. Kramskoy and the personal collection of director Helena Rodina (Al Ersburn).
Sergey Lvovich Gollerbakh is one of the brightest contemporary artists of the Russian diaspora of the second wave of emigration, whose works depicted “smells and gestures of life”, grotesque images of everyday life, seen with an attentive, regretful look. He is a full member of the National Academy of Design, a professor of painting, an honorary president of the American Society of Watercolorists, a member of the National Union of Writers and the Institute of Contemporary Russian Culture. The author of six books in Russian, three – in English and several art albums. Awarded the gold medal of the American Society of watercolorists, as well as other professional awards.
Reflections of the artist on art have been repeatedly published in the journal “New Russian Word” (New York), in the Paris newspaper “Russian Thought”, as well as in the poetic almanacs “Crossroads” and “Meetings” (Philadelphia).
Drawings and paintings by S. Gollerbach are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, in the State Russian Museum, in the collection of the House of Russian Abroad and in the museums of Voronezh, Nizhny Novgorod and Vladivostok.
In the US, the works of Sergei Gollerbach are in museums: Norfolk / Virginia /, Tulsa / Oklohoma /, St. Paul / Minnesota /, in university collections: Yale and Amherst / Massachusetts /, Dickenson and Rutgers / New Jersey /, as well as in private collections in the USA and in France.
Reference: Gollerbakh Sergey Lvovich – artist, writer, poet, born on November 1, 1923 in the town of Detskoye Selo / last Tsarskoye Selo, and after 1937 – Pushkin /. From 1935 to 1937 he lived in Voronezh, in exile with his parents. In 1941, he was a pupil of the 9th grade of a secondary art school in Leningrad. At the beginning of the war he was sent to trench work, fell into the German occupation, was taken to work in Germany. From 1946-1949 – student of the Munich Academy of Arts. In the US since 1949. Since 1950, Sergei Gollerbach lives in New York.
Full ticket – 100 rubles.
Preferential: students (upon presentation of student card), schoolchildren, retirees – 50 rubles.
Members of the Union of Artists (upon presentation of a certificate) – for free.
Photography is free.
Everyone will be able to purchase S. Gollerbach’s poetry collection “Thoughts in verse, ah …” and the artist’s audio book “Aim and Event”.
The exhibition will run until January 20, 2019.