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Peter Greenaway to Sell his Paintings in Petersburg
15.06.2012 12:32
Peter Greenaway to Sell his Paintings in Petersburg
Peter Greenaway

The famous film director Peter Greenaway has arrived in St. Petersburg to open a retrospective festival of his films and sell some of his paintings at a charity auction to support a program for rescuing children injured in road accidents.

      The retrospective festival held from June 15 to 18 will present Greenaway’s works selected by the film director himself: The Draughtsman’s Contract, Drowning by Numbers, Prospero’s Books, The Baby of Mâcon, The Pillow Book, and Nightwatching.

      “We have chosen this time because of the white nights, which Peter Greenaway wanted to see so much”, one of the organizers says.

      Apart from Greenaway, canvasses for the charity auction have been provided by Elena Artsutanova, Svetlana Tsvirkunova, Sergey Zlenko, Tuman Dzhumbaev, Vladimir Kozhevnikov, Andrey Mishin and Ivan Tarasyuk. Chairman of the charity fund Andrey Lyapin works as the head of neurosurgery department of Children’s Infectious Disease Hospital #5. Together with his colleagues he has developed a program that can half decrease children’s mortality rate due to injuries in road accidents.

      “With the help of art, in particular, the auction in the Kempinsky Hotel in 22 Moika Street we hope to secure financing of the program and introduce it in hospitals” – the organizers explain.

      Peter Greenaway has brought his paintings from the Children of Uranium series of eight portraits, among them those of Mikhail Gorbachev, Nikita Khrushev and Isaac Newton painted in acryl on wood. The organizers expect to gain up to half a million roubles for these lots only.

      

      
Source: www.rg.ru


      
Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Peter Greenaway Charity Art Auctions Film Festivals in Russia  

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