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GRISHA BRUSKIN ALEFBET: THE ALPHABET OF MEMORY

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

alefbet

For the first time in Venice, Grisha Bruskin (Moscow1945) offers us an evocative and inspiring exhibition, a complicated rebus but not impossible to decipher:
Alefbet is an alphabet of Kabbalistic nature, populated by 160 figures including angels and demons from the animal world, men pierced by lightning or carrying upon the shoulders their own shadow.
A pictorial Carnival, a little fairy, a sort of “archaeological” reconstruction of Shoa where fragments of a lost past resurfaces, experienced only indirectly by the artist, through the stories of relatives.

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