Works of Igor Shirshkov have long been known to the public far beyond Russia. His works are in the main collections of many гussian collections and attract the attention of art circles.
Igor Shirshkov, as an artist, an architect, a designer, a professor and a manager of a number of personal projects, has been engaged in many contemporary art practices during his years of successful work: performances, actions, photo sessions, creation of non-figurative objects - all these are ways of addressing abstraction in the transmission symbolic art installations.
In this exhibition project there will be about 30 works from the latest artist's experiences in the form of installations, paintings and graphics that will be played in the exhibition space in different pictorial and spatial expressions.
Shirshkov has several main sources for creating his own type of abstract art, which does not simply depart from the previous pictorial experience, but absorbs many new hidden meanings.
In many works of Igor Shirshkov, there is a certain continuity of the artistic practices of pop art, abstract art and minimalism, where there is a strong desire to simply tell complex ideas by simple means.
For Igor Shirshkov, an important work "not only with color and line, but also with light, which is manifested in his light installations from the series" Architectural abstractionism ", where light creates additional space and is an integral part of the work" Pyramid "," Structure 17 ".
Shirshkov's professional approach in working with the optics of perception of human eyes, spaces beyond geometrical forms and "bioforms", a three-dimensional pictorial plane - gives to any viewer a sense of spatial freedom to perceive and erase the boundaries of habitual reality.