In the Saratov region opened a monument to the painter Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin
In the Saratov region opened a monument to the painter Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. The song dedicated to his trip to Europe in April 1901. In Khvalynsk, a festival dedicated to Petrov-Vodkin.
A slender man in a cap with a bike and an easel on his shoulder. So 100 years ago, seen here in hvalynsk the famous artist Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. The son of a shoemaker with an incredible craving for painting. Studied under Valentin Serov. In memory of the journey, Petrov-Vodkin in Europe on a bike - symbolic bike ride in his hometown of the artist Khvalynsk and for the first time in 30 years the festival: admirers of creativity of Petrov-Vodkin came from all over the country and brought their paintings.
For the exchange of ideas - the open air. They say banks of the Volga, a special energy. In addition to the opening of the monument near the house-Museum of the artist in the near future in Saratov will be a center of contemporary art named after Petrov-Vodkin. Fair, art festival, themed site, next year organizers promise to expand the cultural programme. The stunning beauty of the Volga floods, sky and clouds, which you can almost reach it with your hands: according to legend, this is where Petrov-Vodkin came up with his famous spherical perspective. The place of power, as it is called by local painters, will attract artists from across the country.