Sorry for the slow posting. This has been a rather hectic period
for me and my family, but soon there will be lots of new eye candies
from Japan, Italy and elewhere. Today on the menu another joyous
and lively series of artworks from a Russian children's book.
A colorful antidote to these gloomy, rainy days!
The 1981 Mosaic was written by E. Serova and illustrated by Boris Kalaushin.
These scans were posted on livejournal-kidpix thanks to Ribka Kabikova
Boris Kalaushin (1929-1999) was born in Leningrad, the son of Pushkin scholar M.M. Kalaushin.
He graduated from the Academy of Arts in 1956 and established himself as one of best
known children's book illustrators in Russia.
His books were published in China, Germany, Japan, Romania and other countries.
As a graphic artist Kalaushin frequently participated in exhibitions in Russia and abroad,
and as a scholar and promoter of modern art he organized exhibitions and conferences
in St.Petersburg. avant-garde inspired
Thanks again to Kickcan and Conkers for introducing me to this artist's work one year ago.