Igor Vernik appreciated the beauty of ballerinas


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The actor has become the leading charity auction of works of a unique artist.

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Igor wernick conducts the auction

Credit: courtesy of the organizers (Danil Kolodin)

Igor Vernik has become the leading auction, which presents works of the artist Katya Medvedeva. One of the brightest representatives of naive art in Russia was presented in Petrovsky Passage within the Open Art Festival “Chereshnevy Les”.

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Tatiana Vedeneeva

Credit: courtesy of the organizers (Danil Kolodin)

A special place among the works of the artist, executed in oil, acrylic, tempera and
other techniques (Katya combines a variety of materials, including velvet,
pearls and feathers), take a picture, dedicated to ballet. Medvedev
fell in love with this art twenty years ago, reading the memoirs
Maya Plisetskaya.

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Mark Tishman

Credit: courtesy of the organizers (Danil Kolodin)

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Katya Medvedev

Photo: Yury Feklistov

“I read the book and thought, “I — a village woman,
well, where I was the ballet?” But decided to try it. Found a sheet of sandpaper
of paper and on it drew a pastel work, which he called “My debut in
the ballet,” said Medvedev. And now celebrities who came to
the exhibition, could not pass her dancers was a selfie next to it
with these paintings.

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Vadim Abdrashitov with his wife Natella

Photo: Yury Feklistov

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Elena Nikolaeva

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Curiously, this artist self — taught! She is now 80 years old, and to do
painting Kate began only forty when he worked as a cleaner in
art school.

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Marina Loshak and Mikhail Kusnirovich

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Vladislav Flyarkovsky

Credit: courtesy of the organizers (Danil Kolodin)

But soon the work of Katya Medvedeva have started to buy
collectors. Critics called the paintings of Katie “painting clean
naked soul”, and she says: “Happiness I’ve achieved art!”.

On
the exhibition was presented works of Katya Medvedeva out of ten
private collections created in the past few decades. Some of these works were sold at a charity auction. For many lots, the proceeds from the sale of which will be listed the young
wards of the charitable Fund “Galchonok”, developed this
struggle.