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Presenting a Special and Unique Full Color Limited Edition 2018 Calendar of Some of the Finest and Most Inspirational Paintings of Jewish Life as it was in the Old Russian and Eastern Eurpean “Shtetls”(Small Towns) by Internationally Acclaimed Russian-European Painter and Film Director Ari Roussimoff .
HAND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST
A CAPTIVATING DISPLAY ITEM
Measures Approx. Open: 17 x 11 ¼ inches. Closed: 11 ¼ x 8 ½ inches.
JANUARY: THE HISTORIC ANCIENT WOOD SYNAGOGUE
FEBRUARY: A HASIDIC RABBI GIVES A PROFOUND SERMON
MARCH: HEAVY LOAD, WATER CARRIER BUSY AT WORK
APRIL: “SIMCHAS TORAH”. PAINTED IN STAINED GLASS STYLE
MAY: “RIVERSIDE PRAYERS” BY THE SYNAGOGUE
JUNE: A LIVELY WEDDING PAINTED WITH GOLD
JULY: BLESSING OF THE NEW MOON BY THE OLD SHUL
AUGUST: THIS WORK IS TITLED “THE GREAT SYNAGOGUE”
SEPTEMBER: SHOFAR WELCOMING IN THE NEW YEAR
OCTOBER: “PIETY” A RABBI HOLDS THE BELOVED TORAH
NOVEMBER: HASIDIC SHTETL WEDDING HELD UNDER THE STARS BY THE ANCIENT WOODEN SYNAGOGUE
DECEMBER: A WONDEROUS WINTER IN A HISTORIC SHTETL
SIGNED 2018 ARI ROUSSIMOFF CALENDAR
This is a unique Limited Edition 2018 Calendar featuring some of the finest Paintings of the Old, Russian, Ukrainan, Polish and Eastern European Jewish Shtetl life by Renowned International Artist Ari Roussimoff. Signed by the artist. All pictures are in color. Full measurement open: 17 x 11 ¼ inches. Closed measures 11 ¼ x 8 ½ inches. The historic Shtetl (small Jewish town in East Europe) comes to life in these wonderful images. These colorful and poetic pictures show a beautiful vision of both folk and religious life as it was in the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe. One virtually hears the sound of the Yiddish language in these works. These paintings depict the beloved world depicted in the play “Fiddler On The Roof”. Roussimoff’s Jewish, Russian and other Eastern European paintings are well loved and belong to collections throughout the world. Immersed in these inspiring traditions since childhood, the very prolific artist has lovingly rendered these themes in a variety of artistic approaches over the years. Created during different periods, the artwork ranges in stylistic inspiration from Expressionism, Surrealism, Cubism, Impressionism to works rendered in a rustic folk spirit. Widely exhibited, Roussimoff has also directed films and has appeared on television in both Europe and America. (scroll down for more detailed.biography). Please note that the paintings in this calendar are arranged for their artistic impact and not to correspond with a particular month. Widely exhibited, Roussimoff has also directed films and has appeared on television in both Europe and America. (scroll down for more detailed.biography). Now you can display this most impressive Ari Roussimoff Russian Paintings 2018 Calendar in your home, library or office. And great as a gift. Shipping is $10.00 in USA. Payment is expected within 3 days of auction close. Foreign bidders should contact us about shipping costs and conditions. Thank You.
LIMITED EDITION 2018 ROUSSIMOFF CALENDAR
(below) Here is a small selection of photos showing Roussimoff’s paintings being displayed in prestigious art galleries and museums.
(below) Magazine & newspaper articles and announcements for Roussimoff exhibits in different languages
(below) Roussimoff’s live appearances. 1. Lecturing to university students. 2. Featured on MTV. 3. Amusing a sell-out crowd in New York’s famed Disco club, The “Limelight”.
(below) Ari Roussimoff on a snowy winter day
ABOUT ARI ROUSSIMOFF
Ari Roussimoff, a critically acclaimed painter and film director, has been called one of the most prolific and creative artists of his generation. His paintings of Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish, symbolic and Masonic themes have earned him much acclaim and they have been shown in over 80 exhibitions worldwide, including at the Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts Galleries, M.L. International Gallery of Fine Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, A & J Galleries, The Bucharest Museum , The Nicholas Roerich Museum, Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library and Museum, The Peter Fingesten Gallery-Pace University, Arma Galleries, Galerie Ehmer, Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery-Frostburg State University, The Theodor Herzel Institute, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Weintraub Gallery, Anthology Film Archives, Ingber Gallery, Hudson Guild Art Gallery, YM-YWHA, Art Gallery of the Educational Alliance, Galerie Fischer, Ukraine Club Gallery and many others. Among the many who have lauded Ari Roussimoff’s paintings were the modern art masters Marc Chagall and Oskar Kokoschka. And as a teenager, he was invited to lunch with Salvador Dali and his wife Gala. For some years now, Ari Roussimoff has also been active as a director of motion pictures. His first full-length feature film was the critically acclaimed surrealist horror movie, “SHADOWS IN THE CITY”. Roussimoff won the Phantom of the Movies’ award for Best Documentary of 1999 for his incredible film, “FREAKS UNCENSORED” (directed by Roussimoff, screenplay by Vivian Forlander). Considered by critics and audiences alike as the best ever documentary about Circus Sideshow Performers, “FREAKS UNCENSORED” was listed by the esteemed Facets Movie Lovers Video Guide as one of THE BEST DOCUMENTARY MOVIES OF ALL TIME! Roussimoff’s colorful life also includes creating sets for a Broadway show, costume design, performance art, hosting a three-part television music program on MTV and appearing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in a non-singing acting role. A colorful speaker, the artist has given many talks on his work (and still does). Roussimoff has lectured at colleges, universities, cultural institutions, and various functions in both Europe and America. He has perfectly meshed his life as a painter and as a filmmaker in a way that has not been done before. A world traveler, Roussimoff has lived and worked in Zurich, Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Munich, Miami Beach and San Diego, among other places. Roussimoff works at painting all the time and considers each picture an adventure.