Maxim Ksuta

russian artist, contemporary art, sculpture, installation, photography

Work on the bugs.

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Impossible picture of the night sky
160х160 см

Maxim Ksuta – Behind the Mirror

“The new nothing”

"The new nothing"

Sufi whirling

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Sufi whirling series 2014

120×80 cm, oil on canvas

Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning) is a form of Sama or physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order. It is a customary dance performed within the Sema, or worship ceremony, through which dervishes (also called semazens) aim to reach the source of all perfection, or kemal. This is sought through abandoning one’s nafs, egos or personal desires, by listening to the music, focusing on God, and spinning one’s body in repetitive circles, which has been seen as a symbolic imitation of planets in the Solar System orbiting the sun.[1] As explained by Sufis:[2]

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New series – “Polaroid Dreams”

Polaroid-II

China ink on Polaroid 2014

 

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China ink on Polaroid 2014

 

China ink on Polaroid 2014

 

Polaroid-IV

China ink on Polaroid 2014

“IMPERFETTO” Spazio Carbonesi, Bologna, ltaly, 2010 in TASCHEN

TEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE NOW

page 154

www.spaziocarbonesi.it/aboutus/img_pressroom/Temporary-imperfetto.pdf

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Adam Eve (“Out of Eden”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia 2006-2007)

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«Eve» – 25 trancperent acrylic glass layers. Oil solvent print

Adam Eve (“Out of Eden”, Triumph gallery, Moscow, Russia 2006-2007)

“Africa Malevich” – new pop sculpture series

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Wood, acrylic 34.5 x 6.5 x 6 cm

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