Kirill Garshin

Kirill Garshin is one of the few contemporary Russian artists who engage only in painting. While aiming to continue the Russian painting tradition— in particular, Soviet hyperrealism—he also makes reference to current international trends. Garshin’s native city of Voronezh plays a major role in his work. It is the subject of the series Deconstruction (2013), in which he studies and reproduces seemingly minor aspects of the city. The brick walls, broken windows, occasional trees, air conditioning units, and faded fences that appear in his work are neither romanticized nor portrayed in an expressly critical light. In Deconstruction, the city is presented in an uninteresting, intentionally boring, impersonal manner, reflecting Garshin’s view of everyday life in a Russian provincial city. In Crocodile (2015), Garshin does not analyze the city’s external spaces, but uses them as the background against which to portray his inner circle of like-minded people. The paintings in the series Polaroid 3000 (2015) depict those young artists from Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art who accompanied Garshin on a trip from Voronezh to Rostov-on-Don during which he made the photographs on which the works are based.

Andrey Miziano

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Series
Dreams about the celestial lights on the dark Earth
2019-2020
Nocturnal animals
2018-2019
Tanais
2017-2018
Consumed Snail's Garden
2015-2017
Polaroid 3000
2015
Idle days
2014-2015
Ametropia
2014-2015
Deconstruction
2013
Wild people
2012
Limits of adequacy
2011
Exhibitions
At the stroke of midnight
19 May 2021 - 13 June 2021
Dreams about the celestial lights on the dark Earth
6 October 2020 - 25 October 2020
Nocturnal animals
17 September 2019 - 03 November 2019
Press
Aroundart. Portrait of an young artist
INRUSSIA. The way of anxiety
Dialogue of arts #3 2018