“You’re in Me as a Delusion…” Anna Akhmatova about Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920). From Modigliani’s Exhibition in Helsinki on January, 2017.

Two art lovers from Saint Petersburg, Russia went to Helsinki, Finland to visit the famous poetess Anna Akhmatova’s friend’s exhibition from Paris, the artist Amedeo Modigliani. The admission ticket was a sticker on the hand in a manner of one of his portraits. The hall and public were exclusively decorated. The exhibition was organised by…

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Merry Christmas to All My Loyal Readers!

This year we started the holidays season celebrating on the 3-rd of December upon the invitation of our friends Lyudmila, Wojtek,Joseph to take pictures with Santa Clause on the Promenade Avenue Bonavista to the South West of Calgary. The picture is here. Our next step of the Christmas celebrations took place at the Heritage Park…

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Omar Khayyam and My Attitude to Life

When I was fourteen, in my Summer School Reading List was Chernyshevsky “Aesthetic Relations to the Reality”. I had read it, so for the first time in my life I started to think about what the beauty meant for us, ordinary people. The famous Persian Philosopher and poet Omar Khayyam also shared his meditations on…

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My Classmates’ Humorines

1.” Will you Change your Last Name, Sir?” When Rostropovich registered his marriage with Vishnevskaya at the District Registry nearby the bride’s residence, the registrar Officer recognised immediately the soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Vishnevskaya. The Officer-Lady wondered whom the great singer got married to. Having seen the bridegroom of unappealing appearance she smiled at…

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