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Port agency
Odesa, Kyiv

Statement

''A person has a lot of masks, depending on the situation – family relations, working... This ability to change them is called a public face. I was interested in how the real face looks without a mask in sculpture.'' Anatoly Gankevich

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The last expression

A person has a lot of masks, depending on the situation – family relations, working... This ability to change them is called a public face.
I was interested in how the real face looks without a mask in sculpture.
When I first saw the Roman family portraits, I was fascinated by their natural and plausible look. They were not the ideal Greek, equally beautiful marble faces. I was …

The last expression

A person has a lot of masks, depending on the situation – family relations, working... This ability to change them is called a public face.
I was interested in how the real face looks without a mask in sculpture.
When I first saw the Roman family portraits, I was fascinated by their natural and plausible look. They were not the ideal Greek, equally beautiful marble faces. I was openly, calmly and with interest watched by real people who seemed to be talking to me. Then I learned that portraits of relatives, who all the wealthy citizens exhibited in their atriums, were made …