St Petersburg, Russia
Evgeny Dedov is a Russian artist. He received a degree from the Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design and was enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in 2014.
Not only does Evgeny Dedov work with installations, he also has an excellent command of the classical painting technique. He creates canvases on the verge of symbolism and abstractionism and, moving towards the ever-greater dematerialisation of the storyline, bathes the images in light. Dedov limits the motifs to a set of elementary spots of colour and reduces colour contrasts to a minimum, replacing them with a subtle, as if phosphorescent, tinted haze. His abstract works, best taken in by the periphery or inner vision, immerse the viewer in a meditative state.
Selected solo shows:
Models – Pechersky Gallery, Winzavod CCA, Moscow, Russia, 2017.
Five Rooms – START, Winzavod CCA, Moscow, Russia, 2009.
Selected group shows:
Tschau Ragazzi – Vienna, Austria, 2017.
Generation START – Manifesta 10 Parallel Programme, St Petersburg, Russia, 2014.
From the Field of Practical Knowledge – GMG Gallery, Moscow, Russia, 2011.
Works from the residency
From the Copied with Reservations series (2019)
Oil on canvas