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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
Yelena Yasen has written 33 posts for yelenayasen

© Sergei Blumin. © Yelena Yasen. About Sergei Blumin’s Interpretations of Russian Outcast Songs, 1910s – 1950s. Part Two. New York, 2013

Елена Ясногородская    О музыкально-художественных интерпретациях Сергеем Блюминым фольклорных и криминальных песен   Please see an English version of this essay at: http://www.adonispublishing.wordpress.com  – under Critique in English Category –   Часть вторая Kладбищенский двор   Сюжетом песни «Старый кладбищенский двор» является трагическая история сироты-вора, которого  приговаривает к смертной казни прокурор, являеющийся (не зная об этом) родным … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Biography of Sergei Blumin in Visual Images. Part 5. 2010 – 2018. New York, 2018

  Sergei Blumin. Artist, Composer, Musician, Sculptor, Artistic Videos’ Creator, Poet, Translator, Photographer.   Interview on RTVi, interviewer Victor Topaller, New York; Wondering Exhibition  “Alphabet of Art”: Zverev Museum, Moscow; Pushkinskaya 10, St. Petersburg, Philadelphia Art Hall, Pennsylvania; St. Petersburg, Florida, Pscov, Russia; articles on Sergei Blumin’s art in Russian and English: “Portrait of an … Continue reading

© 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, Photographer.   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 … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Biography of Sergei Blumin in Visual Images. Part 3. 1988 – 2005. New York, 2017

  Sergei Blumin. Artist, Sculptor, Collector, Photographer.   America – Trip to Italy – America Exhibitions at Helen Drutt Gallery, New York; Persona Gallery, New York; Bucknell University Gallery, PA; Alex Edmund Gallery, New York; LMG Gallery, New York; Hurlbutt Art Gallery, CT; Z Art Gallery, New York; Art Festival, Huntington, New York   Before going through … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Biography of Sergei Blumin in Visual Images. Part 2. 1980 – 1988. New York, 2017

    Sergei Blumin. Artist and Distinguished Member of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.   America – Trip to France – America Exhibitions at Spring Street, New York; Shakespeare & Co., Paris; Neil Isman Gallery, New York; Vorpal Art Gallery, New York      Before going through the photographs’ collection (computer screen only) it is recommended to scroll to the bottom … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Biography of Sergei Blumin in Visual Images. Part 1. 1948 – 1987. New York, 2017

Sergei Blumin. Musician. Soloist. Artist.   Childhood. Family. Conservatory. Musical Career. Artistic Beginning. Departure from Leningrad. Austria, Italy, America.   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.   … Continue reading

© Sergei Blumin. © Yelena Yasen. About Sergei Blumin’s Interpretations of Russian Outcast Songs, 1910s – 1950s. Part One. New York, 2013

Елена Ясногородская    О музыкально-художественных интерпретациях Сергеем Блюминым фольклорных и криминальных песен   Please see an English version of this essay at: http://www.adonispublishing.wordpress.com  – under Critique in English Category –     Часть первая Вступление   Свой творческий путь Сергей Блюмин начал как профессиональный музыкант около 50 лет назад, став студентом музыкальной школы-десятилетки при бакинской консерватории. По … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Sergei Blumin. Portrait of an Artist of the 21st Century in the Context of Success, Fame and Destiny. Russian Version. New York, 2016.

Елена Ясногородская   Сергей Блюмин – художник 21-го века Портрет мастера в контексте успеха, славы и судьбы Русская версия   Нью Йорк, 2016       Сергею Блюмину – живописцу была посвящена статья {Пр. 1: Елена Ясногородская. Сергей Блюмин в Америке, см. на данном блоге в рубрике “Critique (in Russian)”, Yelena Yasen. Sergei Blumin in … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Sergei Blumin’s “The Summer Garden” and “Paradise.” New York, 2015

  Елена Ясногородская   Миниатюрные металлические рельефы Сергея Блюмина “Летний сад” и “Рай”, акварель “Рай”     Третья видео-лекция из серии, представляющей работы Сергея Блюмина, созданные художником во время пребывания в Вене в 1978 г. Нью Йорк, 2015         An English version of the series of lectures on Sergei Blumin’s artistic activities in Vienna is … Continue reading

© Yelena Yasen. Sergei Blumin’s Renaissance. New York, 2014

  Елена Ясногородская   Миниатюрный металлический рельеф Сергея Блюмина “Ренесcанс”   Вторая видео-лекция из серии, представляющей работы Сергея Блюмина, созданные художником во время пребывания в Вене в 1978 г. Нью Йорк, 2014         An English version of the series of lectures on Sergei Blumin’s artistic activities in Vienna is published on: http://www.adonispublishing.wordpress.comContinue reading