On the 17th Feb at 3pm there will be an exhibition opening in the RussianArtAcademyMuseum in celebration of the works of Victor Yamschikov. The main works of this exposition are the picturesque landscapes of Saint-Petersburg, Paris, Shanghai, Kirkenes, middle zone of Russia.
Victor Yamschikov was born in 1960 in Bryansk. He graduated from the Saint-Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture under the name I. E. Repin. He later took up a post as a scholar at the art centre in Kirkenes, Norway in 1993.
V. Yamschikov’s works are diverse: they include on the one hand poetic, lyrical landscapes and still lives, as well as much brighter, more decorative and expressive pieces. One of the main features in all of his art works is his vision of nature, of life and emotion in all its sincerity.
You will discover, amongst V. Yamschikov ‘s works, how much inspiration he drew from St. Petersburg itself, each piece is an intimate example of his love for the city. The artist presents us with the unique view point of the native, into its houses, its channels, embankments and parks, as well as an abstract point of view of the city streets.
In his Chinese works V. Yamschikov brought to life the harmony which exists between the people and their surrounding natural world and recreated the blend in eastern architecture of the ancient together with the new.
Victor Yamschikov is a member of the St. Petersburg Union of Russian Artists. His works are on display both in Russia and abroad and also feature in many private collections worldwide.