On June 7 National Library of Udmurt Republic is taking part in the personal exhibition of paintings by peoples’ artist of Udmurtia, honored artist of Russia Pyotr V. Elkin staged by the Udmurt Republic’s Museum of Fine Arts.
The exhibition "About People and the World" is dedicated to P. V. Elkin’s 70th anniversary. It showcases the artist’s stylistic progression featuring works in various genres of pictorial and graphical art.
The opening ceremony will be attended by Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Udmurt Republic V. M. Soloviev, chairman of the Udmurt Regional Branch of the Union of Artists of Russia K. F. Reznitskij and the representatives of local artistic unions.
The event will be accompanied by the book exhibition "People’s Artist of Udmurtia: to P. V. Elkin’s 70th Anniversary" staged by the National Library of the Udmurt Republic. It will display albums of reproductions; books illustrated and designed by the artist; his articles and publications on art; memoirs about his work on portraits of veterans of the Great Patriotic War, on the Vietnamese and the African albums. After the opening ceremony, the book exhibition will be displayed at the Center for National and Local History Literature and Bibliography of the National Library of the Udmurt Republic (Udmurtskaya St., 264) up to June 30.