SPRING 2018

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The subjects of Konstantin Bokhorov’s works are often photo documentations of famous actions and performances which he transfers to oil painting. Nonetheless in this painting, the artist did not use the narration method. Instead, he transferred onto the canvas the wrapper of “The Dream” candy in an enlarged scale, the Soviet design of which never changed until now. The artist makes the candy wrapper an independent piece of art - technically it is a symmetric abstract composition: the name is written in calligraphy, surrounded by golden stars and pale pink coloured waves. The word is at the center of the composition and it points out the interest to emphasise the text via the the font. This is an experimental method for Bokhorov. The appropriation of soviet design was important in the artworks of Dmitry Gutov, together with whom Bokhorov founded the institute of Mikhail Lifshits. V

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