"Purely Russian talent" - wrote on one of the canvases Katya Medvedeva admired Marc Chagall. Western collectors called her works "painting of bared soul."
Orphan-detdomovka, she took up the brush at the behest of the heart, when she was already in his late thirties. Now her works are in museums and private collections around the world. Despite its venerable age, she prefers to call herself Katya. After all, the sincerity and purity of the soul are not compatible with the official. On the 80th anniversary of the famous naive artist in the Central House of Artists opened a solo exhibition.
The first exhibition of Katya happened three months after the artist picked up a brush - in 39 years. The audience accused her that draws like a child, and professionals met - she is brilliant, she even study painting is not necessary. By the mixed reviews on his paintings was used. In spite of everything, it remains true to his own vision of the world - the artist who no one else like.
"I am a very happy person, but happiness should not be easy, you know, it is necessary to produce it. And to be simpler, not to praise myself, "- Katya Medvedev said.
Already in the 90 paintings exhibited Medvedeva on the Champs Elysees in the same room with Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse, today - the Russian and foreign collectors of works by the artist hunt. Katya Medvedev even invited to appear in a movie as itself.
before January 15, 2017