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29 Jun 2016

Artworks of three Belarusian artists on show at Sorbonne art gallery

MINSK, 29 June (BelTA) – An exhibition of three Belarusian artists has opened in Paris. The project titled as Territory of Soul has united the works of three Belarusian painters: Andrei Dubinin, Alexei Kuzmich and Gloria Ran, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian embassy in France.

The exposition has been housed in the Soufflot art gallery of Sorbonne University. At the official opening ceremony of the exhibition a representative of the Belarusian embassy in France noted that painting has always been one of the connecting links for the cultures of the two countries. He mentioned famous Belarusian artists related to France such as Marc Chagall, Leon Bakst and Chaim Soutine. Some contemporary Belarusian artists, such as Roman Zaslonov and Boris Zaborov, also live and work in France.

Attending the opening of the exhibition were diplomats, representatives of the Belarusian diaspora, teachers and students of Sorbonne. The Paris audience saw various works, including Andrei Dubinin’s 12 Apostles series.

Visitors had also a chance to assess Alexei Kuznich’s artworks united by the theme “Madonna's Temple”.

The third participant of the project is young artist Gloria Ran, a fourth-year student of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts. She has already displayed her works in France: her works were on show in Cannes in 2015. She has brought her landscapes and still-life paintings to France this time.

The exhibition organized by the Belarusian embassy in France will stay open through 23 July.

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