Timed to the 6oth anniversary of the master, the opening of a retrospective exhibition entitled The Price of Freedom and presentation of the first two-volume book by Ivan Lubennikov, the People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts, Professor of V. Surikov Moscow State Academy Art Institute will take place in the Central Artist’s House on October 21, 2011.
On show in the optical double-level space will be over 30 big canvases, sculptures and objects, installations, performance and a video material showing the process of his working on many major architectural objects.
The two-volume edition “Ivan Lubennikov. Works in Architecture. Painting. Book for Reading”, including information about ten architectural objects with comments of the author and leading architects, reproductions of his more than 150 paintings (Volume 1), as well as art and documentary prose (Volume 2), was published by Agey Tomesh/WAM (World Art Museum) under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Federal Agency for the Press and Mass Communications.