Opening of the exhibition


November 29, 2018 in the exhibition hall VOKM them. I.N. Kramskoy opened an exhibition of works of artists, academicians of the Russian Academy of Arts Tatiana Nazarenko and Igor Novikov.

The opening ceremony of the “Space of Time” exhibition was preceded by a press conference with the authors of the presented works, during which the artists spoke about their work, shared their impressions of their stay in Voronezh and answered questions from those present.

Opening the exhibition, the director of the VOKHM them. I.N. Olga Kramskoy Olga Ryabchikova noted that the exhibition was very much anticipated, they went to it for several years and that it was a great honor to see wonderful artists and present their works in the Voronezh Art Museum. A congratulatory address from the Russian Academy of Arts signed by the President of the Russian Academy of Arts, Zurab Tsereteli and the Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts, Tahir Salakhov, was read to the artists.

Head of the Department of Professional Art and Art Education of the Department of Culture of the Voronezh Region, Alena Sergeeva, said that in recent years, the cooperation of the Voronezh cultural institutions with the Russian Academy of Arts has been greatly developed, and this certainly causes particular pride. Thanks to this cooperation, Voronezh citizens and guests of the city have the opportunity to see the works of artists whose works are the adornment of many private collections, museums in Russia and abroad. Alena Viktorovna also noted that, despite the philosophical theme, the exhibition turned out to be very clear and close, because its central theme is a person who is looking for and being reflected in time and space.

Bronislav Tabachnikov – historian, art historian, art critic, called Tatiana Nazarenko a man of powerful innovative potential, who offered a new perspective on life, art and painting, noting that the most captivating feature of the artist’s work is the amazing historicism of consciousness. The author immerses a person of our time into history, making him a contemporary of historical knowledge and a friend of historical characters.

Many warm and kind words addressed to eminent artists were said by Honored Artist of Russia, Professor of the Voronezh State Institute of Arts Vladimir Shpakovsky, Chairman of the Voronezh Branch of the Union of Artists Alexei Smirnov, Chairman of the Board of the Lipetsk Branch of the Union of Artists Sergey Tolcheev.

The author of the works, Tatyana Nazarenko, herself admitted that for many years Voronezh has been a place of attraction for her, because she has a long interesting life connected to the city, her friends live in it. Special thanks to Tatiana Grigorievna was addressed to the Voronezh Museum for the extraordinary spiritual welcome provided by its management and staff.
“The exhibition in the Voronezh Museum is a great happiness,” the artist noted.

The artist Igor Novikov, in turn, also expressed his gratitude for the honor and the opportunity to show his works to the Voronezh viewer.

The opened exhibition, representing more than 50 works by Tatyana Nazarenko (paintings, installations) and 15 works by Igor Novikov, will continue its work until January 20, 2019.