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Canvases by Russian artist Sergei Chepik exhibited in Paris

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Canvases by Russian artist Sergei Chepik exhibited in Paris



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An exhibition of canvases by the artist Sergei Chepik, a native of the Soviet Union, has opened at the Russian Spiritual and Cultural Orthodox Center in Paris. The painter created portraits of ballet star Rudolf Nureyev, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and actor Pierre Richard, TASS reports.

The artist's life was divided between two countries - Russia and France. He spent 23 years of his life in Paris. The exposition presents both landscapes of the Russian period, which depict ancient Russian cities, and works created in the French capital. Nearly 100 works are presented to the viewers.

Among the exhibits is a portrait of the famous actor Pierre Richard. The artist admitted that for the first time in his life, a portrait was created from life. Richard said that while working he was able to get to know the artist closely, they talked a lot about Dostoevsky, Bulgakov and other Russian classics.

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