The personal exhibition of Lyubov Belykh “The secret room of childhood” will be opened on April 25, 2019 in the gallery “Nagornaya” of Moscow City Galleries Network in the framework of the project “World of childhood”.
L. Belykh’s creativity is filled with children's laughter, the smell of river water, warm sand under feet, delicate flowers and wet cat noses. These sounds and smells are from childhood, then they were felt and remembered for the first time - this takes the viewer to the happiest moments of life.
The exhibition is devoted to childhood as a special condition, which largely determines the path of an adult. “The secret room of childhood” is a place where the subconscious keeps what makes a person himself. Here are kept secrets and dreams, memories and fears. The soul lives in this room.
The exhibition presents portraits, landscapes and genre paintings. They are united by the theme of childhood: the world of first impressions, feelings and experiences, filled with a special concentration of moral experiences, when the fragility, insecurity of the external image is fused with the purity of the spiritual world, striving for the ideal.
“I tried to capture the happy moments of life, in the hope that they would disturb the hearts of the audience, maybe they would take it away for a minute to their childhood and bring joy ...” - Lyubov Belykh.
About the artist
Lyubov Belykh was born in Kostroma in 1961 in a family of painters. From an early age she loved to draw. She studied at the Moscow secondary art school at the Moscow state art Institute named after V.I. Surikov. After graduation she entered the Leningrad Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture named after I.E. Repin, and in 1986 she graduated from the monumental workshop of rofessor A.A. Mylnikov. From 1987 to 1990 she worked in the creative workshops of the Academy of Arts in Moscow. Now the paintings of the artist are in the art museums of Moscow (Museum of Modern Art), St. Petersburg, Kostroma, Ryazan, Sergiev Posad, Maikop, Tula and in many private collections in Russia and abroad. In 2009, the Russian Academy of Arts awarded Lyubov Belykh the title of Honorary Academician in recognition of her contribution to Russian fine arts.
Opening: April 25 at 19:00. Entrance to the opening day is free.