Anatoly Boldin is one of the veterans of photography based in Moscow. His professional and creative growth coincided with the period of positive transformations in the culture and science of the USSR in 1950s and 1960s. The exhibition, consisting of one hundred black-and-white and color prints made between 1957 and 2010, is the first comprehensive presentation of Boldin's work to St. Petersburg audience.
The exhibition includes original prints exploring various genres and subjects: from photographic etudes, popular in the sixties, to formal experiments with cameraless photography, or photogram, from the scenes of student life and sporting events to genre scenes captured by the author in Moscow, Leningrad, Lvov, Saratov, Gorky, Bukhara, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Sevastopol and other cities and republics of the USSR.
100 Photographs offers an image of Russian history from the postwar period up to the present day, while giving a glimpse of the history of amateur photographic movement in the USSR, as seen and experienced by photographer Anatoly Boldin.
Exhibition period: 7 February — 29 March 2020