Vadim Gushchin. Photographs

Vadim Gushchin. Photographs

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«Vadim Gushchin. Photographs»

Hard cover. Texts by: Irina Tchmyreva etc.

Known primarily for his work, made in the genre of post-conceptual still life. In 1986, he graduated at the Moscow Energy Institute. he has been creating artistic photography since 1988. He lives and works in Moscow.

«Russian art photographer Vadim Gushchin, who combines minimalist, conceptualist, and abstract strategies, is also entwined with two crucial aspects of Russian art that are inseparable from the nation’s identity and history. He photographs the most mundane objects from his (and our) daily life, each in series: books, envelopes, pills, packages, bread. Photographers from Stephen Shore to Gabriel Orozco have also photographed the least imposing elements in our homes— a plate, a pail, a table mat— but Gushchin manages to transpose the globally recognizable, inconsequential, disposable fragments of life into pristine artifacts of art, more beautiful in their spare perfection than reproductions of his work suggest.» - Vicky Goldberg, writer, photography and art, Boston.

Vadim Gushchin (born 1963) has been a freelancer artist since 1988. He lives and works in Moscow. Since 1995 he has had about 30 solo exhibits in galleries and museums in Russia and abroad, including the solo exhibit Wood and Bread at the 2006 Biennial of FotoFest Houston, USA. His works have been presented in conceptual group projects, among them “A la Recherche du Père” (1993, Paris), “Neue Fotografie aus Russland” (1995, tour in 5 cities of Germany), “Idea photographic after Modernism” (2002, Santa Fe, USA), Triennial of Photography in Odense, Denmark 2006, “Contemporary Russian Photography” (2012 Biennial FotoFest Houston, USA). His works are featured in several museum collections in America and Europe, the MoMA and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art in Moscow, and in many private collections all over the world.

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Weight 800 g
Dimensions 29 x 29 cm

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