Artist's Bio Andrei Grositsky






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Born November 23, 1934, Moscow.
In 1959, Mr.. Graduated from the Faculty of Painting of the Moscow State Art Institute im.Surikova. He studied at the studio DK Mochalskogo.
Member of the Moscow Union of Artists since 1968.
In 60s of creativity AB Grositsky influenced by Cezanne, cubism, the artists' Jack of Diamonds ". At the same time discovered the Old Russian art.
In 1969-1970 begins a new stage in the creation. There is interest in the objective world, is abandoned in the colorful painting, the transition to a more concise, generalized color to an image, basically, one subject. In view artist tries to express his philosophical perception of the world. For Andrei Grositsky important to find "his" object, whose image is seen first as a vague. When a desired object, then the work is.
Items that depicts the artist, the most simple - no longer in use kitchen utensils, household items, old locks, keys. Interest in the old useless things is not fortuitous. In them the artist finds spiritual power past generations. Sometimes ordinary things in the works of AB Grositsky transformed into some fantastic images, but most often they are quite recognizable.
Recently, Andrew Grositsky uses a relief texture, which makes a picturesque way special tangibility. Is also significant output images beyond the plane of the. Thus, a combination of object and painting, their penetration into each other. Often, the artist uses in the reception illusory image.
Works of Andrei Borisovich Grositsky represented in numerous exhibition catalogs, reference "Contemporary Art in Moscow-1995" (Moscow, Soros Center for Contemporary Art), domestic and foreign periodicals.
Currently, the Tretyakov Gallery in Lavrushinsky Lane. passes an exhibition 'After the war Russian avant-garde' from the collection of Yuri Traysmana (USA, Los Angeles), which presented the works of Grositsky.
Lives and works in Moscow.