Mihail Chemiakin
Russian (1943)
Strange Dream of Peter the Great
Date: 1986
Pastel on Paper, signed
Size: 99 x 64 in. (251.46 x 162.56 cm)

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Minor wear consistent with age.
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed
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Mihail Chemiakin was born in Moscow and grew up in occupied East Germany. He returned to Russia in 1957 where he was admitted to the Special High School of the Repin Academy of Art in Leningrad. He was expelled from art school for failing to conform to Socialist Realist norms, and from 1959-1971 worked as a laborer in various capacities. In 1967, Mihail Chemiakin founded the St. Petersburg Group and developed the philosophy of Metaphysical Synthesism, dedicated to the creation of a new form of icon painting based on the study of religious art of all ages and peoples. Mikail Chemiakin is shown worldwide.

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2016
Forbidden Art: Communism vs. CapitalismGALLERY SHCHUKIN
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Strange Dream of Peter the Great, 1986

Pastel on Paper, signed
99 × 64 × 1 in
251.5 × 162.6 × 2.5 cm
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Mihail Chemiakin
Russian (1943)
Strange Dream of Peter the Great
Date: 1986
Pastel on Paper, signed

Medium
Condition
Minor wear consistent with age.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Included

Mihail Chemiakin was born in Moscow and grew up in occupied East Germany. He returned to Russia in 1957 where he was admitted to the Special High School of the Repin Academy of Art in Leningrad. He was expelled from art school for failing to conform to Socialist Realist norms, and from 1959-1971 worked as a laborer in various capacities. In 1967, Mihail Chemiakin founded the St. Petersburg Group and developed the philosophy of Metaphysical Synthesism, dedicated to the creation of a new form of icon painting based on the study of religious art of all ages and peoples. Mikail Chemiakin is shown worldwide.

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