Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Evgeny Mokhorev: Photographs, 1991-2010

Evgeny Mokhorev: Photographs, 1991-2010 at Nailya Alexander Gallery. "...Mokhorev was eight when he began taking photographs. He is the first Russian photographer who showed such an incredible insight into the fragile and troubled world of children. Since the late 1980s, he has passionately explored the marginal territories of adolescence, the unsettling revelations of lost childhood, and the magical transformations into adulthood. His first solo exhibition outside of his homeland was in Paris in 1992, right after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It was held within the framework of Mois de la Photo, a Photography Festival in Paris, where his series about street kids of St. Petersburg 'Games Children Play,' became a sensation."


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