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ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017

On August 12, 2017 a solemn act of paintings’ donation by the artists of the project «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» took place in the city of Medyn of Kaluga Region. The paintings were created during a plein-air event in the city of Medyn on May 20, 2017. The following artists of Moscow took part in the holiday "DAY OF MEDYNSKY REGION AND THE CITY of MEDYN":

  • Raisa Arefyeva,
  • Igor Khamraev,
  • Alexander Melikyan

In May, 2017 the idea of a gift to the city of Medyn from the artists of the project «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» was offered by the project manager Margarita Siourina and Raisa Arefyeva - the curator of the exhibition «Gone with the Muse» in Medyn. The idea was supported with pleasure by the representatives of the Museum and Exhibition Center in Medyn and the Department of Culture of the city.

The Exhibition Center provided the artists with four canvases for carrying out a plein-air event on May 20, 2017 in the city of Medyn. The management of the city provided transport for the participants of the exhibition «Gone with the Muse» from Moscow to Medyn and back, warmly accepted artists and poets of the project «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» during the whole exhibition period.

Artists-donators:

  • Margarita Siourina,
  • Igor Khamraev,
  • Raisa Arefyeva,
  • Alexander Melikyan

Margarita Siourina «May 2017 in the city of Medyn», 2017
Margarita Siourina «May 2017 in the city of Medyn», 2017, canvas, oil, 50х80

Igor Khamraev «Medyn», 2017
Igor Khamraev
«Medyn», 2017, canvas, oil, 50х70
Raisa Arefyeva «Medyn. Park of military and labor glory», 2017
Raisa Arefyeva
«Medyn. Park of military and labor glory», 2017, canvas, oil, 50х60
Alexander Melikyan «City manor of 1893 in Medyn», 2017
Alexander Melikyan
«City manor of 1893 in Medyn», 2017, canvas, oil, 50х60

The act of donation became not only a sign of gratitude of Moscow artists to the management of the city and the Exhibition Center, but also marked the beginning of a long-term cooperation between the citizens of Medyn and the creative group of the project «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD». We develop a joint creative action program both for the nearest future and for the next year of 2018. We thank employees of the Museum and Exhibition Center of Medyn and the management of the Department of Culture of the city for the fruitful partnership!

On August 12, 2017 the artists Igor Khamraev and Raisa Arefyeva carried out master-classes and sessions of drawing of portraits during the holiday "DAY OF MEDYNSKY REGION AND THE CITY of MEDYN".

 

PHOTO REPORT  
Author of the photo report – Vasily Siourin

ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
ARTISTS OF THE PROJECT «PORTRAIT OF THE RUSSIAN FINE WORD» DONATED THEIR WORKS TO A MUSEUM ON THE DAY OF THE CITY OF MEDYN - AUGUST 12, 2017
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