It is not a common sight to have Michelangelo, Vermeer and Piero della Francesca, Paul Gauguin, Edward Hopper, Edvard Munch and Edgar Degas meeting under the same roof. Yet, this is what you see at the exhibition, where students of the RCCCA have painted copies of the classics. Inspiration came from a book of the same title by Mathura, dedicated to artists that have inspired the author. A rare chance to see so many classics, but also hear the authors’ thoughts, and a classical guitar performance by Vahur Kubja.
Through his sleep, Sergeant Tirr heard the phone ring. He knew before he answered – this time it wasn’t going to be a walk in the park. It sure looks like this weekend it’s up to me to save the world, again – he sourly mused to himself. Had he known that the hardest part of his ordeal was going to be its happy end – perhaps the world as we know it wouldn’t exist today…
Merle Kannus (B.1972) graduated from the glass department of the Estonian Academy of Art. She works as a freelance artist and designer since 1995.
This series of photo collages, which tells of the adventures of Sergeant Tirr, puts a parodic twist on the superhero myth in an oversized comic strip.
AN UNKNOWN CITY
10.03 -18. 03.2012
Herbert Orgusaar’s solo project told story of a city in Europe; a city that probably holds the world record of being photographed and filmed. The artist expressed his viewpoint through video collage, drawing the viewer along with it into the city’s pulse of life, its brief moments of mystery.