The new exhibition was opened on August 23rd, 2019. The exhibition is devoted to the 90th anniversary of Myud Mechev, the People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Honored Artist of the Republic of Karelia and Honorary Citizen of the Republic of Karelia.
The exhibition features selected works of book and easel graphics from the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts of Karelia, illustrated by the artist and published in different years in Petrozavodsk. A special place at the exhibition is occupied by the open-air works of the artist, as well as 14 color prints from the book “The Tale of Bygone Years” donated to the Museum by the widow of the artist Olga Khlopinain 2019.
Many guests – colleagues, relaives and friends of M.Mechev, the Head of the Republic A.Parfenchikov, the Minister of Culture of Karelia A.Lesonen, citizens and guests of Petrozavodsk and many others – came to remember the talented artist, who passed away on September 27th, 2018.