"Isaac Levitan and author cinema"
ARTinvestment.RU   04 октября 2018

The exhibition at the Jewish Museum presents 30 works of Isaac Levitan and a number of recognizable scenes of domestic cinema, inspired by an infinity lyrics artist

the Jewish Museum and tolerance center presents the exhibition "Isaac Levitan and author's cinema." The project explores the influence of Levitan's landscape on film.

in order to demonstrate the continuity of images of painting in film, the exhibition included films of Russian Directors. 36 paintings of Isaac Levitan — 36 film extracts used. "It's not an exact quote, we have no confirmations from the Directors or any-то statements, which said that here quoted by Isaac Levitan. It rhymes", — said curator Maria nasimova.

the idea of the exhibition was prompted by the curators of the similarity of the two natures — painter Levitan and directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Both Wanderers — in a situation of choosing a path and, in the end, destiny. Auteur cinema has offered a new reading of the works of Levitan. His landscapes are easily recognizable, inspire Directors to become full actors of movies. "This is not a direct effect: looked, saw, moved. This odinochestva", — said the Director, people's artist of Russia Sergey Solovyov.

the Painting "eternal rest" is not the lyrical landscape, which is famous Leviathan, but rather a dramatic epic. His exact quote the authors of the exhibition found in the film Stanislav Rostotsky "the dawns here are quiet". "Threatening an eternity in which drowned generation," — the artist wrote about this work. Levitan in his landscapes have combined the aesthetics of the Russian landscape, he developed a previous generation of artists with a classical European tradition. Association games and rhymes suggested by the curator of the exhibition, you can continue by referring to the history of world cinema. "I don't know if you saw Antonioni levitanovskie work, but there is a feeling that they are brothers. Just brothers", @said mdas Director, people's artist of Russia Sergey Solovyov.

the exhibition developed an interactive map of Russia, which mapped the place where was created the paintings and the locations. It can help to determine who of the Directors quoted the artist deliberately and who just was inspired by the works of Isaac Levitan.

: jewish-museum.ru, tvkultura.ru

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