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Sergei Blumin Visual Biography

© Yelena Yasen. Biography of Sergei Blumin in Visual Images. Part 4. 2000 – 2012. New York, 2017


Sergei Blumin. Artist, Sculptor, Essayist, Poet, Hand-Made
Art Books’ Creator, Translator,


Interview on RTN, interviewer Maya Pritsker, New York; Exhibition at Jericho Public Library, curator Philis Cox, New York; articles on Sergei Blumin art: Essay about the Artist by Nelya Rakovisky; Sergei Blumin in America, The Art of Sergei Blumin by Yelena Yasen (Russian Jewry Abroad, New Art International); The Artist Sergei Blumin by Olivia Twine (New Art International); articles by Sergei Blumin: In Strive
for Elusive Images, A Drop in the Sea; Sergei Blumin – poet: The Song of Voiceless
Birds, Translucent Worlds; Sergei Blumin – translator: The Day We Met Bird
Cherry Was in Bloom, The Lilac of the Fog Dissolves Surrounding
Nature, When the Sky at the Dawn Turns Crimson,
Do Ring My Jingle, Jingle Ring
The Old Church Graveyard



Before going through the photographs’ collection (computer screen only) it is recommended
to scroll to the bottom of the post to activate Cantata Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi, in which
recording Sergei Blumin participated as a trumpet player in 1966.


Перед просмотром фотографий (на компьютере) рекомендуется активизировать в конце
музыкальную запись Kaнтаты “Gloria” композитора Антонио Вивальди, в
записи которой трубач Сергей Блюмин принял участие в 1966 году.







Click on the video below to listen to cantata “Gloria” by Antonio Vivaldi. Cantata was recorded in 1966
under conductor Alexander Sveshnikov with the Moscow Conservatory Student’s Orchestra,
which Sergei Blumin was a member of during that time.




Sergei Blumin on his participation in the musical recording of Antonio Vivaldi:I participated in recording of Antonio Vivaldi’s cantata “Gloria”  as a 19 year old trumpet player and a member of the Moscow Conservatory Student’s Orchestra, under conductor Alexander Sveshnikov in 1966. The year of 1980 mentioned in the YouTube annotation is related to the record’s reissue in commemoration of Sveshnikov’s death in 1980 at the age of 90

Сергей Блюмин о своем участии в музыкальной звукозаписи Antonio Vivaldi:Я участвовал в записи кантаты “Глория ” в 19 лет в 1966-м году будучи студентом по классу трубы на первом курсе Московской консерватории и участником студенческого оркестра под управлением Александра Свешникова. 1980-й год указанный в Аннотации на YouTube – дата переиздания пластинки, связанная со смертью Свешникова в возрасте 90 лет в этом же году



Articles, essays and video lectures in English and Russian on Sergei Blumin’s art and biography, including

his Visual Biography – Fifty Years in Art, Personal Statement and Artistic Credo, can be found on
Youtube and Vimeo portals, at Sergei Blumin’s and Yelena Yasen’s
profile pages as well as on the following websites:




Sergei Blumin’s videos can be watched at:


YouTube and Vimeo links can be easily activated through the artist
website, where his television interviews can be watched as well:








About Yelena Yasen

Yelena Yasen (Елена Ясногородская): M.A. in Art History and Criticism from The Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia. Work history includes: Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; Brooklyn Museum, New York; New School for Social Research, New York; Private College, New York (25 years of teaching experience). Presently: self-employed writer on art subjects and art designer; an author of "Russian Children's Book Illustration or Another Chapter in the History of Russian Avant-Garde" (Institute of Modern Russian Culture, University of Southern California, Archive); multiple published articles and essays in Russian and English (www.yelenayasen.wordpress.com, www.yelenayasenbooks.wordpress.com, www.adonispublishing.wordpress.com); video lectures on YouTube and Vimeo internet portals; multiple mutual art projects in collaboration with artist Sergei Blumin


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