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The Konovalenko Project: Day 4 Update!

Posted 3/29/2012 12:03 AM by Steve Nash | Comments

Rick and I finished our work with the Konvalenko family today! Rick took photographs of another sculpture, Balilaika Player, which has the oldest character we've seen in the collection. He's a jolly old man, with bony figures and a lively disposition. His face is really expressive, and Konovalenko's signature can be found in terribly small letters on the man's sash. Rick also took shots of two crystal carvings of Leonid Breshnev, and another series of enamel works. We will post Rick's photographs soon, but for now, enjoy a few of mine! I did a final oral history with Ms. Konovalenko, and we started making plans for continuing the project in Moscow!

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