Shimes Paul Moiseevich( Artist)
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Biography Shimes Paul Moiseevich
Born in 1930 in Moscow.
In 1954 he graduated from the Faculty of monumental - decorative sculpture of the Moscow Higher Art - Industrial School of. Stroganoff. Exhibited since 1954
. Collections where works
. Works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow,
. Yaroslavl Art Museum,
. private collections in France, Germany, Switzerland, Australia,
. Park sculpture of Pц╘cs, Hungary
. author (with DM Shakhovskoi) hours at the State Central Puppet Theater
. SV Obraztsov in Moscow.
Participation in exhibitions and auctions
1979 Group Exhibition, 14 artists. Central House of Artists. Moscow;
1990 Exhibition of Russian sculpture. Gallery "Shurin". London;
1991 Art Expo. NY. U.S.
1991 Art of Peace. Florida. U.S.
1991 World Exhibition of sculptures. Miami. U.S.
1991 Exhibition of sculpture. Gallery "Zucker". U.S.
1991 Exhibition of sculpture. Private Gallery Dzhersin ". U.S.
1992 World Exhibition of sculptures. Miami. U.S.
1992 Exhibition of sculpture. NY. United States.
... Participating in the contemporary artistic life, can not stay away from her problems. One of the most acute is the problem of modernity, the question whether the artist's own time.
. However, practice and experience lead me to believe that the modern artist is not the result of efforts aimed specifically, but rather the natural outcome of its natural development
. The artist is always the product of its time. Historian of the future accurately ascribe any artist of our time to the twentieth century.
Can never be untimely. May not only be an artist. Mastery plus awareness of themselves as individuals and is the process of becoming an artist, his biography.
Association, inspiration, constantly changing forms in the process - all that is inherent in Shimes no less than any other actively operates a modern master. But he is clearly more than that of many of his Moscow colleagues, exposed constructive foundation works. He did not seem to allow anything random and underdeveloped. No sculptural "Sfumato not wrap his intriguing form a haze of mystery. All you can touch, see the beginning and end, to separate into parts or at least (with significant amount of the work) from spectators around and see from different sides, leaving the "dark" places. Constructive clarity - the basic principle of his work, which it does not change even when taken over a sufficiently abstract "eternal" themes ...
... Shimes - a professional with all the attendant consequences of this circumstance. That is it for all its wholeness does not repeat itself from decade to decade. He has a favorite method of processing wood, metal and stone, but he did not canonizes them in each new product, as it makes nearly all folk artists ...
Catalog "group exhibition of works of Moscow Artists, Moscow, 1979;
Catalog "Paul Shimes" ed. "Soviet Artist, Moscow, 1984.