Vitaly RUSAKOV

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Born in 1985.
He lives and works in Ekaterinburg (Russia).

Vitaly Rusakov began to express himself with chalk and pieces of coal on the walls of his native city in the late 1990s. Vitaly Rusakov resided regularly in Red Garden between 2009 and 2014.

Influenced by Russian underground culture, Vitaly Rusakov resurrects memories of a bygone history. He creates a coherent work, partly built on the contrast of adult reality and the innocence of his childlike vision. Between childish images, Russian iconography and homage to Serge Gainsbourg, the artist studies the saturation of colors to evoke the movement of Pop Art and its most famous representative, Andy Warhol.

It is both a historical and autobiographical portrait that the artist delivers in his work, reflecting a certain nostalgia.