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  • Provenance

    Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York

  • Exhibited

    New York, Phyllis Kind Gallery, Yuri Dyshlenko, 4 July – 30 July, 1988

  • Catalogue Essay

    The abstract artist Yuri Dyshlenko, who emigrated to the United States in the last years of his life, described his method as ‘megametaphorical', when ‘something constantly strives to be something else'.
    At first glance Return to Landscape appears very similar to a landscape; on closer inspection, however, it becomes clear that the work is only an allusion to the landscape genre. The artist uses forms to express non¬material, spiritual substance, applying the most absurd raised forms to phenomena familiar to the human eye.
    Ekaterina Moiseesva
     

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Return to Landscape

1986
Acrylic on canvas.
90 x 70 cm. (35 1/2 x 27 1/2 in).
Signed, titled and dated ‘YURI DYSHLENKO RETURN TO LANDSCAPE 1986 [in Cyrillic]’ on the reverse.

Estimate
£8,000 - 12,000 

Important Contemporary Russian Art–Property from a Foundation

28 Feb 2008, 6pm
London