The Izhevsk Art Gallery will hold an exhibition «Images of the Native Udmurtia».
The audience will be presented with the best works of art by Stan Yurchenko, a
famous Udmurt artist, creator of unique collections, prints, bookplates and book
illustrations. The exhibition will feature paintings of different genres.
The exhibition will be held in honor of the artist’s 70th birthday. The works will
be on display in the exhibition hall from February 15 to April 15.
Stan Yurchenko was born in Riga, but it was the Udmurt Republic that inspired him
to create unique paintings. Here the master embodied in his works the ancient
Finno-Ugric beliefs and rituals. The collection of graphics, which the artist
dedicated to the people and the city of Udmurtia, stands out especially among
According to the academic secretary of the Izhevsk Art Gallery Dmitry Pastukh,
in the Udmurt Republic Stan Yurchenko turned to local culture. For him it became
a new step on the creative path. The graphic artist has successfully used colored
etching with easel engraving in the collection «Secrets of the Forest». The book
illustrations of the artist, published by the Central and North-West book publishers,
also deserve attention. It should be noted that the book signs of the master were
included in the anthology of the ex-libris of the 20th century.
You can admire the work of Stan Yurchenko in the Tretyakov Gallery, in museums
of the Udmurt Republic and in museums of other domestic cities. Some of the master’s
collections are presented abroad, including in private collections.
The opening of the exhibition «Images of Native Udmurtia» will take place on February
15 at 15.00 at the branch of the Izhevsk Art Gallery, located at Pravdy Street 13.
The Stan Yurchenko Land tour exposition in European cities is scheduled for
late-spring and early summer.