Next April 19th at 18:00 will be held the opening of the exhibition “Canto a la Belleza” by Russian painter Muhadin Kishev in the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in street Atocha 34, Madrid.
Muhadin Kishev emeritus painter Kabardino-Balkaria, in the Russian Caucasus, academic of the prestigious Russian Academy of Arts and a member of the European Academy of Arts among other honors. Throughout his career of over 50 years he has participated in over 80 major exhibitions, and more than 35 personnal, receiving important awards for his artwork, including the Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts.
Painter of great originality, his life and works are a fusion of East and West, and the impact of Spain is reflected in his work. Muhadin is great lover of Andalusia, where today lives and works in his studio in Los Caños de Meca in Cadiz.
In this, his fourth exhibition in Madrid, where previously discussed in the Ateneo and living Joan Miró, Kishev brings inspired by Russia, his native Caucasus and Spain which has hosted so well into middle age paintings. We will see a variety of topics such as: “Mi Andalucia” with paintings that speak of the generosity and abundance of Spain and paintings that evoke their motherland – Russia and the Caucasus. There philosophical paintings and a series of portraits among which is the future Queen Leonor at chilhood, his mother Princess Letizia and Sofia Spain Queen; a topic that attracts much the painter as “La Corrida” and the novelty, their latest “iART” creations -canvases made with the technique of “iPad”, printed on Hahnemühle Artist Canvas by GraficArtPrints.
See the world through the eyes of Kishev means seeing the beauty of the world around us. The painter is inspired by the real world, reworked into his imagination to translate a work that is also beautiful. The main protagonist of the play is the color of Kishev – strong, powerful, and even unexpected, with an infinite number of fine subtleties, combinations, contrasting colors and a range of truly limitless.
Kishev paintings are in the Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Tretyakov Gallery, in the Fine Arts Museums of Kabardino- Balkaria, Adygeya, Tobolsk, Krasnodar and Cultural Centers and Foundations of Russia, Spain and the UK. Over 300 paintings are in private collections worldwide, including the royal family in Spanish and Russian Kolodzei Art Collection in New York.
The exhibition continues through April 29th, 2013.
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