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Sergey Martynov

Born in 1989 in Moscow, Russia
Lives in Moscow

Alchemy. 2011. Glass, wood, thermal treatment. Courtesy of the artist

The idea of this work was inspired by the motifs of the medieval alchemist's workshop. With the bizarre twists of transparent lightweight glass tubes, I wanted to convey a sense of mystery, of the unknown.

Sergey Martynov

July 2, 2014

On June 24 and 25, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art began. 3069 applications by artists under 35 from 84 countries of the world were submitted for the competition, which lasted from November 2013 through March 2014. David Elliott, Artistic Director of the Biennale, proposed the motto A Time for Dreams as the general theme, and curated the main Biennale project, which presented works by 83 artists from 32 countries of the world.

June 17, 2014

The educational program of the Biennale, curated by Antonio Geusa and coordinated by Ekaterina Razdumina, is entitled Wise Advice, and aims at helping young artists to find answers to various questions that concern their creative growth and career development.