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'Dvoegorsk' — A Retrospective of Rinat Voligamsi at MMOMA

"Star 3", 2016, Rinat Voligamsi. Material: Steel, 18 9/10 × 19 7/10 × 3 1/2 in 48 × 50 × 9 cm
(11.12 GALLERY)

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents  "Dvoegorsk," a solo exhibition of Rinat Voligamsi's works created over the last decade. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the Contemporary Art Gallery 11.12 and Mardjani Foundation.

This exposition reconstructs typical images from newspapers and posters of the USSR and Rinat Voligamsi's memories from childhood. His paintings chronicle the life in a fictional city 'Dyevogorsk.' Voligamsi’s works — monochromatic, hyper-realistic, and symbolic in details — reveal themselves over time. On closer scrutiny, the realism of the seemingly familiar images dissipates, bringing to mind the stories of Kharms — a writer greatly favored by Voligamsi.

The Dvoegorsk chronicle encompasses 119 works including iron barracks and the artist’s version of the Kremlin stars, paintings such as "At the Headquarters" (2012), "The Wave-Landscape" (2013) and the series "The Conditions of Winter" (2010-2011) and "Five-Storey Buildings" (2015). This exhibition also includes works from his popular series "Snow" (2011-2013) and "Unofficial Album" (2006).

The exhibition will be on view through March 18, 2018 at Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Petrovka Ulitsa, 25, Moscow, Russia, 125009

For details, visit http://www.blouinartinfo.com/galleryguide-venues/291008/museum-overview

Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the exhibition.