The catalog for the Korzhev exhibition at The Museum of Russian Art
is a comprehensive synopsis of the artists's first solo exhibition beyond the borders of the former Soviet Union. the exhibition catalog features full color illustrations of the 63 individual works included in the exhibition and personal photos from the artist. The catalog includes three English language essays by independent Russian art historians and critics that provide valuable context for the evaluation of Korzhev's artistic career that began in 1951, with his graduation from the famed Surikov Institute of Art in Moscow. The catalog includes explanatory descriptions of many of the individual paintings in the artist's own words. This book will facilitate the process of learning about artistic motivation of one of the masters of contemporary Russian realist painting.
144 pages, full-color illustrations, 2007. Hardcover.