In this exhibition Ivan Razumov traces the origin of secular art as the industry for the production of images of desire and seduction, drawing inspiration from the culture of medieval theater, representations of courtly love and the traditions of political court intrigues.
Ivan Razumov (born in 1972) lives and works in Moscow. He grew up in a family of several generations of artists. After studying at the Art School in Memory of 1905 and Surikov Institute, Ivan Razumov began to take part in exhibitions and to interact with the artistic communities of Moscow and St. Petersburg in the mid-90s, which in turn influenced the formation of the style and theme of his works, his artistic style, generally. Ivan Razumov’s works are in private collections in France (Florence and Daniel Guerlain), Germany, USA, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Russia as well as in public collections of museums such as Centre Pompidou, Paris.