Leonora Yanko and Lera Litvinova open exhibition «ChessNO» of artworks by Yuriy Shapoval
Lera Litvinova Gallery opens long-awaited ChessNO project by artist Yuriy Shapoval, which has been under preparation for over six months.
The exhibition is a kind of ironic allusion to reality. Pictures of the exhibition are united by the theme of finding discrepancies in public matters. The artist "hunts" on the subject of religion and belief, politics and justice, ultimately focusing the viewer on reflecting on the age-old theme of good and evil and offering to be conscious.
Leonora Yanko about the exhibition: “Y. Shapoval, choosing the most relevant topics, uses understandable comparative and not too abstract from the current reality images to convey the concept of the works. It is this frankness of him as an artist, so he builds a dialogue with the viewer, expecting any emotions to explode, but certainly not neutral. "
The name of the exhibition "ChessNO" symbolically consists of several meanings, it is also translated into English (read [chess]) a game of chess, which refers to the topics of strategies, certain dual understandings of processes. And having read the title together (read [чесно], укр.), we refer to the overall mission of the exhibition - to reflect on the theme of honesty and truth as a global concept, its subjectivity and objectivity.