Exhibition "In Red and Black" in College Station

Exhibition “In Red and Black” in College Station

Exhibition “In Red and Black” in College Station

RCC Our Texas and DeGallery present award-winning illustration work by internationally acclaimed artist Igor Karash.

Opening: Saturday, January 4, at 5:00 p.m.
Admission is free.
All artworks are available for sale.

This unique collection of illustration work consists of several series: the first one depicts monsters of Bolshevik Revolution of 1917; the second, titled “The Kremlin Theatre of Absurd” is based on well-known books and drama plays that deal with the themes of dictatorship, the Soviet past, and political oppression. Another two are loosely based on the novel “Dragon” by Soviet writer Eugene Schwartz, and on the children’s classic poem “Cock The-Roach The Great” by Korney Chukovsky. The final series of posters, titled “GULAG” is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first edition of “Archipelago Gulag” by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

Igor Karash is an accomplished artist and designer, renowned for his contributions to contemporary illustration. Also, he has publications in Austria, the UK, and the USA named him one of the best illustrators in the world in 2012. This exhibition has received 3 Merit Awards from publication 3×3 Illustration. In January 2019, series In Red and Black: Monsters of Revolution were included into the Society of Illustrators 61 Annual and exhibition of the winning illustration work.

Igor Karash is an illustrator and designer based in St. Louis, Missouri. Igor grew up in Baku, Azerbaijan where he studied architecture, and later graduated from the Kharkiv State Art & Design Academy in Ukraine with a Masters in the graphic arts and illustration.

Igor’s illustration work is diverse and includes picture books, classic literature, novels, and concept art for theater and film. Igor develops a visual language unique to each project, adding a new layer of interpretation enhancing the text.

Date

Jan 04 2020 - Jan 23 2020

Time

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost

Free

Location

DeGallery
702 University Drive East, Suite 102D, College Station, Texas 77840
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