MOSCOW, August 6. /TASS/. The father of a former French president, renowned painter and writer Pal Sarkozy, will stage his second art exhibition in Moscow, which opens on August 20, sources from the Russian Academy of Arts told TASS on Thursday.
They said the previous exhibition of Nichols Sarkozy’s father, The Unconscious, was held in 2011, also at the Art Gallery of the Russian Academy of Arts. The joint exhibition of Pal Sarkozy and Werner Hornung featured their artworks defined as ‘Digital Fine Art’ and made with the use of latest technologies.
The upcoming exhibition, organized by the Academy jointly with the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, will run from August 20 to September 20 at the Art Gallery and will feature some 70 works.
"Collages, artworks created by the painter in the recent years, will give the visitors an opportunity to plunge into an unusual world of the painter, who is in constant quest for new revelations, will give them an opportunity to feel all facets of Pal Sarkozy’s art, which is respected in different corners of the globe, in France, Spain, Beijing and Moscow," the press service said.
"My life has been full of adventures, events and unpredictable twists of fate. I love women. I love my children, as when I saw them growing, I taught them a lot of things and watching them I was also learning from them," the painter himself wrote.
"Now I perceive life the way it is, but always with joy and philosophically, without illusions about myself and others. At my age of 87 I understand that the curtain may fall any moment. Painting is what gives me real pleasure," he said.
Pal Sarkozy was born in Budapest in 1928, he is a descendant from a family of Hungarian aristocrats. In 1944 his family moved from Hungary to Western Europe.