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Exhibition December 18, 2019 − January 8, 2020

East is East. Exhibition of paintings by Alexander Michri

In the halls of the Russian Academy of Arts an exhibition of works by the honored artist of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of Arts Alexander Ilyich Michri"East is East".

The exposition consisted of more than 50 works by the artist, created by him over many years of fruitful work.

The name of the exhibition fully reflects the theme of the works presented at it. Michri appears before the viewer as a traveling artist, fascinated by the East - on his canvases various natural and urban views of Israel, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Central Asia are captured. Also in the exposition you can see portraits of people in national costumes that are distinguished by a special psychologism and convey the individuality of the characters. A subtle observer, he reflects in his works the customs and traditions of the peoples of the countries visited by him and conveys the characteristic atmosphere of each place. According to researchers, the artist’s work is vast and multifaceted, it incorporates the best traditions of domestic and world art. Many paintings and drawings created by Alexander Michri occupy a worthy place in Russian and foreign museum collections. The cycles of paintings and graphic works created by him in recent years, which were shown at exhibitions in many cities of Russia, Germany, Austria, Korea, China and other countries, received wide international recognition.

Based on site materialsRussian Academy of Arts.