Masterclass with Sergei Isupov

Sunday 14/12/14 at 17:30

Entrance: 70 shekels, 50 shekels for members of the CAAI and students of the Benyamini Center

Advance reservation required: 03-6874150 or caai@bezeqint.net

Sergei is visiting Israel with the generous support of AIDA

Sergei Isupov Born in 1963 in Russia. Graduate of the Art Institute in Tallinn, Estonia 1990. Resident in the USA since 1994. Isupov is internationally recognized with works in many important collections, exhibitions, catalogues and books. He gives lectures and workshops in leading institutions around the world. In 2001 in won the Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial prize. Sergei works in porcelain hand building his sculpture and decorating them with a unique and elaborate style. He says of his work.

Video clip from ceramic artist Sergei Isupov lecture

“I am a student of the universe and a participant in the harmonic chaos of contrasts and opposites: dark – light; male – female; good – evil.Working instinctually and using my observations, I create a new, intimate universe that reveals the relationships, connections and contradictions as I perceive them. I find clay to be the most versatile material and it is well suited to the expression of my ideas. I consider my sculptures to be a canvas for my paintings. All the plastic, graphic and painting elements of a piece function as complementary parts of the work.”

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