Vladimir Zinkevich "Raibow in Water"

25 Nov 2015 to 01 Dec 2015
Evening Kaleidoscope 3 - Vladimir Zinkevich


Salwa Zeidan Gallery has announced the date of the opening for the first solo show in the GCC region for the famous Belarus artist Vladimir Zinkevich, named “Rainbow in Water”. This unique exhibition, in the presence of the artist and with support of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus will take place on the 25th of November at 8 p.m. in the gallery’s showroom within The Collection, St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort.

“We have recently had the pleasure of being introduced to this successful artist and his amazing works”, explains Vanja Rontini, gallery manager. “After being approached by the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus, we have decided to jointly organize this show and the artist was kind enough to send us 20 of his newest works exclusively for this occasion. This will also be the first time the works are being exhibited in the GCC region.”

Vladimir Zinkevich is one of the most famous Belarusian artists who has repeatedly represented Belarus at large-scale international art forums and personal exhibitions. His achievements in art have been honoured with numerous awards both in the Republic of Belarus and abroad, with his works being in collections such as the ones of National art museum of Republic of Belarus, the State Tretyakov gallery, the State Russian Museum of A. Pushkin, Museum of Modern Art, and in corporate collections of the companies ThyssenKrupp, Lukoil, private collection of Pierre Cardin and many more.

“As an Embassy, we are so excited to support this show and we are inviting all the art lovers to join us on Wednesday and see these unique artworks for the first time. We hope for guests to spend their evening enjoying the mesmerizing combination of colours, movements and stills, meet the artist and learn more about his creative work and contemporary art of Belarus. Finally, we want to use this event as an international networking opportunity to further develop and strengthen cultural ties between Belarus and the United Arab Emirates”, added Roman Golovchenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the UAE.

Vladimir Zinkevich’s solo show “Rainbow in Water” will open at Salwa Zeidan Gallery on Wednesday, November 25th and remain on display until December 1st.