“Here, in the image of a strictly soldier, he portrayed his father, a famous architect, constructivist Mikhail Korzhev. And the girl is his daughter Irina, ”said Zelfira Tregulova, general director of the Tretyakov Gallery. - This is not a pathetic poster images, it is an experience of what it was. And that is why many of these images are associated with people close to the artist. ”
Helium Korzhev. Anxiety. 1965
Not so long ago, the “Korzhev Foundation” published the book “Icon Library”, in which more than 1600 illustrations were collected. These are unknown to the general public paintings of Helium Korzhev, etudes and sketches, graphics, and archival photographs. On the pages of the volume edition there is the history of the Korzhevs family, the biography and diaries of the artist, the creative process of creating paintings, from sketches to finished work.Helium Korzhev. Don Quixote. 1985Gelie Korzhev's paintings inspire the viewer not only to look - see, feel and think. Will the exhibition of works Korzheva in the Tretyakov Gallery as popular as the exhibition Serov? Probably not, but the opportunity to touch really great art can still be appreciated.
The exhibition of works by Helium Korzheva in the State Tretyakov Gallery is open until June 14, 2016. The main illustration: Helium Korzhev. Bugler. 2008