The exhibition of Moscow artist and cameraman Andrey Pashkevich “Politecology” will open in the exhibition hall of the Voronezh Kramskoi Museum at 16:00 on Thursday, October 6. The paintings reflect the view of the deceased artist on the development that took place in the country since the start of Perestroika. The event is timed to coincide with the Year of Cinematography in Russia.
The exposition can be considered as a philosophical chronic of the country’s life. Andrey Pashkevich tried to create certain ecology and in such a manner “clear” the often unpleasant moment of the political life. Portraits, paintings from “Politecology” series and artist’s abstract compositions are included in the collection of George H. W. Bush, in the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum as well as private collections in Germany, France, Portugal, Belgium and other countries.
Photo – the Press Service of the Department of Culture of the Voronezh Region
The exhibition will function until November 6.
Andrei Pashkevich was born in Moscow in the family of an art director of the Gorky Film Studio in 1945. He graduated from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) as a cameraman and took park in art courses lead by People’s Artist Yury Pimenov for several years. In cinematography, Andrey Pashkevich is known as the cameraman of such films as “I Still Love, I Still Hope”, “We Lived as Neighbors” and documentaries such as “My Friend Otar Iosseliani” and “Characters from Peremilovo Village”.
Pashkevich was a member of the International Federation of Artists (IFA) and took part in different Russian and international exhibitions.