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This book, written by Ilya Glazunov, a world-famous great Russian painter, is an auto-biography in most parts. The author writes not only about his pre-war childhood, dreadful days of Leningrad's blockade, the beginning of the road and progress of the future artist, but also about our tragic time, his understanding of creativity and art, about his vision of history of his deeply loved Russia. The artist, the historian, the thinker re-opens omitted and deliberately forgotten pages of Russian history, introduces to us his discoveries of many countries of the world, that he visited as a guest of kings, presidents and stars of the world culture. Ilya Glasunov's exhibitions with multi-thousand crowds waiting in lines, are and will remain the events of tremendous spiritual value in a life of our society. Polyhedral creations by Ilya Glazunov, including this book, is testimony of the battle between good and evil with battlegrounds in the people's hearts. Russia, the Crucified ("Россия распятая") is a confession book, written with a thrilling truthfulness of the artist and the citizen - a document of great spirituality, belief and hope for the rebirth of our multi-national Motherland. Crucifixion should be followed by Resurrection...
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Book Description Olimp, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M5739013178