He considered not simply as a theatre artist, and co-author of Directors: “Peter Fomenko’s Workshop” invites to the exhibition of works by Vladimir Dmitriev. He designed a stage for performances of Meyerhold, Stanislavsky, Nemirovich-Danchenko. The performances, which were attended by Dmitriev, entered the Golden Fund of Russian theatre. Is on display and little-known works of the master.
in 1920, in its new theatre, Meyerhold puts performance-Manifesto. You should get an avant-garde and revolutionary. And the material is unusual — the play “Zori” Verhaeren Belgian, and set design needs to impress. To work on the decoration of the invite twenty of Vladimir Dmitriev.
“It turned out so well at the time, form and place that it was a true event number 1 not only in the Moscow theater world, but in General, I think Union scale,” — says the grandson of Vladimir Dmitriev Dmitry Chukovsky.
Dmitriev created new worlds. 20 years at the Moscow art Theater — where he worked with Stanislavsky with Nemirovich-Danchenko. Parallel to the designed performances in the Big — “Ruslan and Ludmila,” “Carmen”. Here are shots of the Opera the Queen of spades: incredible scenery Dmitriev, in the scenography which the production was up to 2000 years.
the exhibition — the unknown side of Dmitriev: his painting. Responsive images experimenting with genres, new age.
“Madonna and child” Dmitrieva is so reminiscent of “Petrograd Madonna”. And not by accident: good teachers were not only in theatre but also in painting. He studied under Petrov-Vodkin.
However, most of the paintings were imbued with a love of the theater. Paintings like the stage, its heroes and stories.
“So ordered life that he was the brightest talent of all the artists of the theatre of the XX century. But all his paintings — theatrical: theatrical poses, the light, the shadows,” says theater artist Sergey Burchin.
Exhibition of works by Vladimir Dmitriev in the foyer of the “Pyotr Fomenko Workshop” runs until April 30.
Text: “to Conduct-Moscow”