Artist from Russia creates a portrait of the young Putin of thread and nails, but to give him the President will not
The artist from Kyrgyzstan Azamat of Djanaliev has almost completed the creation in St. Petersburg of the portrait of the young Vladimir Putin of nails and wool yarn, repeating the famous photography school of the Russian leader. However, to personally present his creation to the 64-th birthday, which the President said Friday, October 7, Djanaliev not going to. As explained by the artist “Radio Baltika”, to him just once.
About two and a half months ago, Djanaliev went from his native Kyrgyzstan in a trip around the world. In five years, the artist hopes to visit 120 countries and create more than 200 paintings. The rest of the week he was going to leave the Northern capital, then the path of the artist will be in Kazakhstan, Turkey or Dubai.
His painting in the style of string art the artist creates in the Peter and Paul fortress, where he was granted workshop. Janalieva left to complete only part of the background, the face of the young Volodya Putin, he spun a whole. The master worked on a painting measuring 2.5 meters by 1.25 meters for six days. “I draw a young Vladimir Putin, and for good reason. The fact that the President spent his childhood and youth in St. Petersburg”, – said Djanaliev Sputnik.kg.
5 October Djanaliev in his Facebook wrote: “I Want to give a unique collector’s portrait “UKI 64-PUTIN” in the style of String ART to Russian President Vladimir Putin in honor of his birthday. On behalf of all Kyrgyz migrants living in Russia.”
However, to give the Russian leader a picture of him personally, the artist is not planning. A portrait of Putin, he Djanaliev leave in the hometown of the President in temporary storage. “The letter to Vladimir Putin I will not write, I just don’t have time for this. I hope he finds out about this through the media and someone will give him a portrait, if I’ll be gone. But if I’m called to the Kremlin, where would I go, I come,” – told “Radio Baltika” artist.
As told by the artist, the idea to create in this style he saw at the construction site in Kyrgyzstan, where workers have wrapped it with wire nails and then started to plaster. Unlike conventional paintings, to create a similar image hurt all the fingers from the author of portrait of pierced with nails.
This is the fifth portrait created Janalieva in the technique of string art. Prior to that, he wove images of Peter I, the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, the Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov and the first President of Chechnya, Akhmad Kadyrov. According to masters, experts estimate, for example, a portrait of the Russian Emperor a million roubles.
To Petersburg of Djanaliev visited Chechnya, arriving there by hitchhiking, to give the head of the Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, a portrait of his father. “My work is the promotion of peace, friendship and ties between the two countries. Nails are dots, and the thread is the connection between them,” says Djanaliev.
Vladimir Putin, born in Leningrad on 7 October 1952, is planning to celebrate his 64th birthday in a circle of relatives and friends. This was announced yesterday by the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. According to him, no public events Putin on Friday is not scheduled. At the same time the head of state is not limited to only “holiday-themed” and will participate in the discussion of “substantive issues.”
Note that for years of Board of Putin presented a large number of original gifts, including his portraits. So, last year, the artist from St. Petersburg Irina Romanovskaya, that paints a picture of his naked chest, the same way he wrote and the picture of Putin. She wanted personally to present a picture of the head of state as a gift for a birthday, but the masterpiece was stolen by unknown attackers at the station.
Among other interesting gifts prepared by fans of Putin on his birthday – calendar for 2011 with a semi-Nude female students of journalism faculty of Moscow state University, portrait, donated by the canadian-American hockey player Tony Esposito, “Putin-hockey player”, the song performed by the President of Indonesia and the puppy of breed Akita-inu.