Ernst Neizvestny Art Museum conducts exhibition of the People's Artist of Russia Vitaly Mikhailovich Volovich
The exposition will allow tracing the stages of the book creation by the Master - from the initial search material to the finished illustrations and design, including headpieces, covers, layouts. Sketches, sketches, color options, elements of book design, layout, etc., made by Vitaly Volovich with various graphic materials: pencil, watercolor, gouache, ink, in the technique of printed graphics for R. Stevenson's ballad "Heather Honey", the tragedies of U Shakespeare's "Othello", "Richard III", to "Egmont" by I. Goethe, "The Novel of Tristan and Isolde" by J. Bedier, "The Lay of Igor's Host", will show the audience the intimate sides of the creative process in which the Master was immersed. The first exhibited search sketches and sketches of illustrations for the tragedy of Alexander Pushkin "Boris Godunov", created by Vitaly Volovich in the 1970s, will be a discovery for the Ural audience.
Vitaly Volovich (1928 - 2018) - illustrator, graphic artist, painter. The works of V.M. Volovich are kept in the State Tretyakov Gallery and in the State Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin in Moscow, in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, in the museums of Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Tagil, Irbit, Perm, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Saratov, in the Prague National Gallery, in the Moravian Gallery in Brno, in Museum of Modern Art in Cologne, in the J.W. Goethe Museum in Weimar, in many other domestic and foreign public and private collections.
Based on site materials Ernst Unknown Museum