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On July 15, 2022, Marina Gisich Gallery (St. Petersburg) opened Semyon Motolyants’ exhibition «Adjective: Vertical».
«The male figures, the male portraits, are about the guilt and responsibility that still underlie the patriarchal arrangement of the world. The pressure of this incomprehensible responsibility leads to a cramp of balancing and an inability to move beyond the male role without losing resilience, that is, without destroying the pyramid structure…»


Group «SOAP»

The «SOAP» group (Semyon Motolyanets, Dmitry Petukhov), winners of the «Innovation» prize (2009), participants in the Ural Industrial Biennale and the «Russian Poor» exhibition in Milan, are well known to the St. Petersburg public.