In MUAR open exhibition of contemporary mosaics
ARTinvestment.RU   10 апреля 2009

The Moscow Museum of Architecture named AV Shchusev Vozdvizhenka passes to festival mosaic art

The Moscow Museum of Architecture named AV Shchusev to open Vozdvizhenka II International exhibition of contemporary mosaics «Painter and mosaic», organized with the assistance of the Embassy of Italy in the Russian Federation, Moscow Institute of Italian Culture and the Municipality of Ravenna.

Ravenna Mosaics (Enfilade Main Building)

Ravenna - this ancient city on the Adriatic coast of northern Italy. The first mention of it relates to the first century BC. At the beginning of V century, the emperor moved the capital of gonorrhea Western Empire from Milan to Ravenna. In 467, after the collapse of the Empire conquered Ravenna Chief Ostrogoth Theodore. He built a magnificent basilica, dedicated to the Savior, and now bearing the name of St. Apollinary New (Basilica di San Apollinare Nuovo); Church of the Resurrection (Anastasis Gothorum), which was later called the Holy Spirit Church (Chiesa dello Spirito Santo) and is then the Cathedral next to the baptistery ariantsev (Battistero degli Ariani). In 540 the town passed into the hands of the Byzantines, then issued a decree under which all property transferred to the Orthodox ariantsev. Byzantines adorned buildings with marble slabs and beautiful mosaics, which can be seen in the Basilica ravennskih.

Collection of copies of ancient mosaics of Ravenna was founded in early 1950 on the initiative of Professor Giuseppe Bovin. Copies were made by a group of mozaichistov from the Academy of Fine Arts to set up technology. First of all, each piece was filmed on tracing paper placed on the surface of the original mosaics. Then, after determining the colors of mosaic, glass factories on Murano in Venice made opaque glass plate from which hand cut mosaic plates, which are then fastened to the foundation. Municipalities Ravenna by sixty of these copies. Over the past fifty years has been exposed as a separate copy, and the entire collection. The first exhibition was held in Paris in 1951.

The exhibition at the State Museum of Architecture presented a copy of the mosaics of the mausoleum Platsidii Gauls, the basilica of St. Vital, St. Apollinary the New Basilica and the Basilica of St. Apollinary in the classroom, baptistery Orthodox, Arian baptistery and chapel of the Archbishop.

World Tonino Guerra (wing-Ruins)

According to the scenarios were filming their movies Fellini, Antonioni, Tarkovsky, and other great directors.

Tonino Guerra was born in 1920 on the Adriatic coast of Italy. In the autobiographical essay, titled «About me», Guerra writes: «I was born in Santa Arkandzhelo in the novel. Childhood on the unpaved streets, surrounded by a living fence of living in birds. I was a passionate hunter of lizards, and is now ashamed of that. I went to school first in his town, and then in Ferlimpopoli and Urbino, where were extraordinary teachers. Mom did not know letters, I taught her the letter. Then I read it a testament to hut on the bank of the river UZO, where we arrived as refugees, fleeing from the gangway to the front. A few days later, his father, a great friend of animals, has sent me to St. Arkandzhelo that I feed our cat, whom we left the house on the street Verdi. So I drove to Germany. In captivity, I began to write poetry in dialect, to support romanolskih peasants, who were with me in the concentration camp Troysdorf. In August 1945, early in the morning, I was already at the station Saint-Arkandzhelo. It was Sunday. Houses all thought that I died a long time ... My father looked at me and not let mouth pogasshey cigars. Then pulled her and asked: "Are you hungry?" - "It" - I answered ».

Lyrics Tonino Guerra began writing very early. In 1946 the book was published «scratch». Carlo Bo, who wrote the foreword to the book, and later helped Tonino move to Rome. There he began to write screenplay. He calls these stories «compositions for film and theater». Here's what he says: «I read the newspaper very carefully, and collect clippings, which shall be adhesively bonded in the great granary books. Then at Christmas, you can sit by the fireplace and read them. This is the exclusive reading. When Italy came Andrei Tarkovsky, we have a very long thought, that is the end of the world. Together with his family he was barricaded in his house, being sure that the coming last days. This story became the basis of a scenario "Nostalgia" ... »

actress Monica Witt said to him: «Tonino - poet, painter, sculptor, friend, it is - a fantasy, irony, freedom». Guerra with passion is painting. In his hometown of Tonino, made the statue, which remained under the open sky - for all. A mosaic made of his designs clearly show visitors the talent of the master in this field of art. Definitely we can say that it is - work with your style, and confusion with other mosaic artists would be extremely difficult. Mosaics on the charts, Tonino Guerra Bravuroy met Marco (Italy).

Painter and mosaic (chemist Order)

Mosaic - one of the oldest forms of painting. Starting in the Age of Antiquity, its highest flowering of the art of mosaics made in the times of the Byzantine Empire. Modern artists have created an impressive product that combines the sophistication of ancient techniques and the relevance of contemporary art.

Marco Bravura - incredible artist romantic. The works of his slightly decorative, and even, perhaps, trifling, but very bright and friendly, and near them, want to stay longer.

Marco De Luca - the artist-philosopher. At its mosaics come to see the most thoughtful and serious connoisseurs. He is working on each thing a long and carefully and with deep and strong.

Verdiano Marzio, professor of Sorbonne University, works in the Louvre. His work is deep, filosofichny, but at the same time, they have a modern style and design.

Alexander Kornouhov three years he worked at the Vatican. This is a conceptual artist, author of the new directions in the interior design and architecture grows out of deep religious themes.

Ilia Iliev - Professor, Sophia University. Enough to pronounce his name, created to provide them with beautiful and very diverse mosaic masterpieces.

Nane Zavano - sculptor, painter, master of mosaic art.

Alexander Vasilyev - romantic, toiler, a teacher of St. Petersburg State Artistic and Industrial Academy. AL Stieglitz, and he created the school and ensures continuity of mosaic cases.

Toyoharu Kyi - creates its own direction, which is graphic, that the mosaic is very difficult to implement.

All of these people are creating new art of mosaic, which is present in Byzantium would simply not possible. In these works is born a new life in an incredibly beautiful mosaic performance.

exhibition in MUAR (Vozdvizhenka 5) is open until April 28, 2009 from 11.00 to 19:00 daily except Mondays.

Sources: , solo-mosaico. com

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