Friday, April 15, 2011
Stass Shpanin Exhibition: Age of Empires and Day of Russia in Boston May 1st
On May 1st, the gallery will open its doors to host Day of Russia in Boston a celebration that embraces not only Russian art, but culture as well. The purpose of this event is to encourage cultural exchanges and intersections between the distinct Russian and American communities that florish in Boston metropolitain area.
A central point of this celebration will be Stass Shpanin's Age of Empires. This exhibit will feature paintings on the Silver Age in Russia, complete with Stass' visual journalistic qualities, vivid colors, and bold strokes. His paintings help recreate time period in Russia that will never be fully revisited again. Stass himself is more then just a talented artist. In 2002 at the age of twelve, Stass was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest professional artist in the world. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR, in 1990, he has always been surrounded by discussions of international news, politics, history and science.
Stass Shpanin exhibit at the FROM RUSSIA WITH ART Gallery is on view from April 16 through May 22nd, so make sure to see this established artist who gives light to the future of art and expression.
On May 1st, the Russian American Cultural Center of Boston (Director Margaret Coleman, www.raccboston.org) will sponsor a book sale of Russian books and English books about Russia.To add to the rich, cultural environment there will also be Russian snacks, chocolate, Russian samovar for tea, entertainment and live music. All the festivities will be held at the FROM RUSSIA WITH ART Gallery at 1977, Mass. Avenue, Cambridge MA, near Popter Sq T station, on Sunday, May 1, from 12-3PM, followed by an Artist reception for Stass Shpanin from 3-7PM. Cambridge Arts Council supports the Event.Mark this day down on your calendars because this is sure to be a cultural combination you will not want to miss.