On April 18 Erarta Museum was opened an exhibition of graphic art from the collection of “Vita Nova” publishing house. The exposition featured unique illustrations for classical Russian and international literature by legendary cartoonists
Sergey Alimov, the author of “Soyuzmultfilm” comic blockbusters “Vacation of Boniface” and “Toptyzhka”, turns out to be keen on Russian satirical prose. Alimov has illustrated “Dead Souls” by Nikolai Gogol and “The History of One Town” by Saltykov-Shchedrin.
The pioneer of animation and the inventor of the pin screen technology Alexandr Alexeev illustrated such classical Russian novels as “Anna Karenina” by Lev Tolstoy, “Doctor Zhivago” by Boris Pasternak, and a lot of novels by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Svetlana Fillipova mostly worked on the heritage of Andrei Platonov. Vladimir Zuikov, who took part in the creating of “Winnie the Pooh”, “Film, Film, Film” and a gloomy romantic “Caliph-Stork”, made graphic works to Sappho’s lyrics and illustrated Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales.