Russian visions of Arabian nights


Moscow-born artist, Ekaterina Shuster planned academic drawing, graphics and Batik for three years at the School of Architecture and Lay out and the Institute of Business and Design.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsRebirth. Source: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

The artistic administrator of the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Joseph Backstein and American graphic Michael Sorkin taught her composition.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsSwimmer. Source: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

As an artist, Schuster began by representing on silk, and then switching to graphics and oil works.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsWaterplace. Source: Gather Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

The ‘Dreams of Shaherezade’ project was the result of Shuster’s syndicate of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s famous symphonic suite ‘Scheherezade’ and her personal lifetime experiences.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsBeautiful valley. Source: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

“It is mighty to get in tone, feel the music, choose the right pitch, enjoy the mood and portray a musical theme in inting with ssion,” Shuster stipulates.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsEastern Beauty. Source: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

The artist is energized by Shaherezade, a legendary queen and the storyteller of One Thousand and One Nights.

Russian visions of Arabian nights

South seaboard. Source: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

“I think, the illustration of lilting scores in intings is a great opportunity to express my feelings and to convey result of intings what the music dictates,” Shuster adds.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsSouth evensong. Source: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

The artwork reflects the inner sphere of Shaherezade, who lives in the lace of Sultan.

Russian visions of Arabian nightsLegend about bloom. Inception: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

The dilemma of choosing between candidness and life in a golden prison is the artist’s leitmotiv.

Russian visions of Arabian nights Longing for family. Creator: Press Photo/Ekaterina Shuster

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