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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 31 posts for yelenayasen

© 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, опубликованная в 2010-м году в 4-м томе многотомной антологии, посвященной русскому еврейству в Зарубежье {Пр. 1: Елена Ясногородская. Сергей Блюмин в Америке, см. … Continue reading

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

  Елена Ясногородская “Летний сад” и “Рай” Сергея Блюмина Третья видео-лекция из серии, представляющей работы Сергея Блюмина, созданные художником во время пребывания в Вене в 1978  – 1979 г.г. Нью Йорк, 2015   An English version of this lecture will be published in the near future on: http://www.adonispublishing.wordpress.com          

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

  Елена Ясногородская “Ренесcанс” Сергея Блюмина Вторая видео-лекция из серии, представляющей работы Сергея Блюмина, созданные художником во время пребывания в Вене в 1978  – 1979 г.г. Нью Йорк, 2014   An English version of this lecture is published on: http://www.adonispublishing.wordpress.com              

© Yelena Yasen. Sergei Blumin’s Portrait of a Soviet Intellectual. New York, 2014

  Елена Ясногородская “Портрет Советского интеллигента” Сергея Блюмина. Первая видео-лекция из серии, представляющей работы Сергея Блюмина, созданные художником во время пребывания в Вене в 1978  – 1979 г.г. Нью Йорк, 2014   An English version of this lecture is published on: http://www.adonispublishing.wordpress.com          

© Yelena Yasen. Joy of Mutual Memories by Sergei and Denis Blumin. New York, 2014

Yelena Yasen Joy of Mutual Memories        Sergei and Denis Blumin Rehearsal for the Mutual Performance Recording by Yelena Yasen       In Commemoration of Mutual Birthdays of Sergei, Yelena and Dennis in March 2014         Joy of Mutual Memories   Sergei and Denis Blumin Mutual Performance Recording by Yelena Yasen         … Continue reading