Parthenon / Georgy Litichevsky

Georgy Litichevsky

Parthenon

17 Sep - 09 Oct 2010


Painter, author of objects and installations, organizer of the shares, historian and theorist of contemporary art, and finally, the comic book writer with more than 30 years of experience.

His works are in the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Kolodzei Art Fund and Highland Park (United States), as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Finland).

Litichevskiy George was born in 1956 in Dnepropetrovsk. Since 1974 lives in Moscow, where he graduated from the Faculty of History of Moscow State University. MV University. As always write professional painting he began just as he moved to Moscow, but as George says, narrative images, he began to draw as a child, coming to it from the animation, which in the 60s was not enough on television. Another important point in the biography of the artist already associated with the university, when it came to the magazine of alternative and very French underground comics "Harakiri". It was there that he saw that comics can be terribly free, even the "boorish", which does not require any special skills in drawing, when it is possible to compensate for the inability to draw a story expressiveness. And it instilled in him confidence in himself, "I realized that I could do things that absolutely can not do, and yet, to achieve a certain success at least in his own eyes. It was a moment of freedom and liberation. " During this time, the author created a huge number of stories, not all of which have been published. The largest published series - is a comic book series for the "Art Journal", one of the founders of which is George. At the exhibition in the gallery "Anna Nova" will feature original comics from different years, as well as narrative paintings, executed on canvas and tissues based on their own comics. It is worth noting that this is the first solo exhibition of George Litichevsky in St. Petersburg.

This year, the Russian publishing house "Bumkniga" will kind of monograph website, which will include a lot of comic books as well as articles about the work of the author, and an interview with him, made ​​by Russian and foreign journalists.

George Guest Litichevskiy 4 International Festival of cartoon stories "Bumfest."