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06.05.2016 - 06.05.2016

Press Release

The National Gallery of Armenia is representing “Friendship Bridge”, the personal exhibition of Boris Klementiev on May 6, 2016. The director of the National Gallery of Armenia A. Tsaturyan and the Russian painter Boris Klementiev will have their opening speech at the press release, which will take place on May 6, at 15.00 in fresco hall (III floor). At 16.00 the press release will be followed by the opening of the exhibition. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of RA, those from embassies, state and international structures as well as guests from various cultural fields will be present at the exhibition. The exposition includes more than 60 paintings and graphic artworks by Boris Klementiev: pastel and pencil works as well as graph albums and materials of the artist’s personal archive. Oil paintings depicting life of Russian people and their contemporaries and pastel papers distinguished by their soft surface and paints make the core of the exhibition. The exhibition is open from May 6 to June 6, 2016.

Boris Klementiev
1972- Born in Moscow, Russia
1997- Graduated from the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture after I. S. Glazunov
1998- Member of International Association of Art co-operating with UNESCO
2001- Member of the Union of Artists of Russia
2003- Member of International Association of Art critics
2008- Correspondent member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
2009- Member of International Academy of Culture and Art
2009- Awarded an A. P. Chekhov Prize
2010- Awarded “Golden Brush” Prize of the 20th international Moscow competition of modern painting
2010- Awarded ‘Silver Cross” Literary-public Prize for services rendered to the Russian art
2011- Awarded a title of an academician of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Peter the Great
2015- Awarded the S.A. Yesenin “Golden Fall” Literary-public Prize.

Boris Klementiev had personal and group exhibitions not only in Russia but also abroad, including France, Italy, England, Portugal and the USA. The artist’s works are put up to auction in such famous houses like Drouot in France, Nicholson in Great Britain and Duran in Spain. His works are in numerous halls and in huge collections including the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Moscow Patriarchate, the Residence of Russian President, the City Council of Moscow as well as in private collections in Russia, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, USA and Great Britain.


Landscape with Figures

wood, oil
26,4x24,4 cm