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Exhibition of works by Russian artist Andrey Protasov opened in Rome

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Exhibition of works by Russian artist Andrey Protasov opened in Rome


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The exhibition by Andrey Protasov opened in the Italian capital, TASS reports. It was organized by the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo. Three series of paintings are presented to the audience, they are devoted to Russia and Rome. 

Artist from St. Petersburg portrays the Rome as a celebration of color, brilliance and euphoria, according to art experts.

The artist's daughter Maria said that there are several events planned dedicated to her father's work. They will be held in Italy, where he lived for many years, and also in Russia. "Unfortunately, she added, the artist was not as famous in his homeland as in Italy."

Andrey Protasov was born in 1957 in St. Petersburg. He graduated from the Repin Academy of Arts. In the 1990s, he worked a lot in European countries, and moved to Rome later.  In Italy, his works were exhibited in public and private museums and galleries. The artist passed away in 2019.

The representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo noted that they had a large cultural program planned, including a concert in honor of Dmitry Shostakovich's anniversary, presentation of the Scriabin Prize. In the near future, the 16th conference of the Associations of Russian Compatriots in Italy is planned.

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