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Friday, 02 January 2009

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On January 18 at 12:30 pm at Belarusan Museum located 401 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn,  N.Y. an opening reception of the art exhibition "SONCAKRYZH" and a meeting with a well-known Belarusan sculptor and artist Ales Shaternik will take place. Ales will not only present his fine art pieces, but will present his newly published album-book "SONCAKRYZH," which consists of three parts: Form, Color and Word. As the author acknowledges about his art "Painting is two-dimensional, Sculpture is three- dimensional and Poetry is getting beyond those two closer to fourth dimension – Gods' words –"In the beginning there was a word …" 

"SONCAKRYZH" – a poem written by Ales Shaternik in 2002, is poetic-metaphoric depicture of Father and Mother, Sorrow and Joy, Life and Eternity… Ales is known as a sculptor and artist during the presentation of his book "SONCAKRYZH" in Minsk was highly praised as a author of poetic impressions by well known poets Ales Riazanov, Nil  Hilevich and literature critic Arsen Lis.

Ales Shaternik is a member of the art group "Pahonia." He is known as one of the authors of the idea and a creator of the Belarusan Freedom Bell and the monument to Tadeusz Kościuszko, installed in the US embassy in Minsk. The sculptor worked on restoration of Clinton's bench in Kurapty, which was vandalized 12 times by unknown people.

 

The sculpture of Saint Efrasinia Polackaja in bronze will be exhibited at the show in the Belarusan Museum. The first version of this sculpture produced in 1994 had been presented to Bill Clinton, during his visit to Belarus.

The exhibition will consist of 35 oil paintings. Most of them are landscapes of the motherland, churches and cathedrals of Belarus, American and Italian scenery compositions. The exhibition will also include the sculptures created by Ales Shaternik through different periods.

The museum extends a warm welcome to the exhibition to everyone.

 

Those wishing to make financial contributions to help support the exhibition, please call (646) 234-9240 or send checks to Belarusian Museum, 401 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA

 

 
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