St. Petersburg Union of Artists has opened the exhibition Graduates of Albert Serafimovich Charkin’s Studio. 2005-2012 timed for the 75th anniversary of the sculptor.
Albert Charkin is a People’s Artist of Russia, a full-fledged member of the Russian Academy of Arts, a member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts, the Chairman of the Board of St. Petersburg Union of Artists, a professor, the head of the creative workshop of the Ilya Repin State Academic Painting, Sculpture and Architecture Institute in St. Petersburg.
The sculptor’s works are widely known in Russia and abroad; his creative range covers monumental and easel sculpture, minor plastic art, and medals.
As organizers of the exhibition mention, the exposition is a modest tribute of deep respect and appreciation of students to their teacher.
Author: Vera Ivanova