An exhibition titled Vienna Sketchbook by artist Alexander Suvorov has opened at the art gallery at the Romanov Dvor business center.
Admirers of art have the opportunity to see this series of works created using one of the most difficult art techniques – etching. The exposition reflects the legacy of classical culture of Western Europe.
THE ART OF ETCHING
Etching is a type of engraving on metal which was used by a number of great artists and has been practiced since the early 16th century.
The etching technique is an intaglio printing technique which entails the application of ink or paint on the engraved metal sheet, which is pressed upon paper. The etching technique wa employed by such artists as Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt and Salvador Dali.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Alexander Suvorov is one of the most renowned graphic artists of Moscow who works with etching. He is a member of the Artists’ Union. In 1997 he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts. In 2003 he received the State Award of Russia for Literature and Arts.
Works of the master are part of the collections of the Russian Museum, Tretyakov Gallery, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and Shchusev Museum of Architecture as well as numerous private collections.
THE ART GALLERY
The concept of Romanov Dvor is business as an art. This is why the business center places such an emphasis on art expositions, which are updated every month.
The exhibition Vienna Sketchbook continues through November 22 at the art gallery of Romanov Dvor (4/2 Romanov Pereulok). Entry is free of charge.