26 October-9 December 2012. Maxim Kantor is the protagonist of this exhibition at Fondazione Stelline. On this occasion the Russian artist presents his body of work, entitled Vulcanus, which focuses on the history of the 20th century and particularly on world war one.
On display are also some of his more recent works, including Self-portrait, Solitary Crowd, Train and Via Crucis. Kantor is one of the most appreciated contemporary Russian painters, sculptors and writers. Son of the famous intellectual and philosopher Karl, Kantors is also the author of several literary works and theatrical pieces. His last novel V tou storonou (That way) establishes a parallel between the financial crisis and a malignant tumor.
Kantor permanently collaborates with the English online magazine Open Democracy, as well as with the French magazine Le Monde Diplomatique and with some of Moscow’s major newspapers, such as Novaya Gazeta, Rossiiskaja Gazeta and Expert.