Martin Lawrence Galleries invites you to celebrate "Paris for the Holidays"

8 Dec 2018

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Martin Lawrence Galleries

Costa Mesa
California, United States


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Martin Lawrence Galleries invites you to celebrate “Paris for the Holidays” a breathtaking exhibition of original paintings and new limited edition prints from renowned artist Liudmila Kondakova.


 In her last few paintings, Kondakova has touched on the themes of music and street art, and in both, she has focused on the solitude of the creative artist.  In Concert on the Roof, a lone violinist serenades the Paris evening from her window (seen in the lower right corner by her signature), igniting a congregation of musical angels on the rooftops in the painting’s foreground.   The Palais Garnier dominates the center of the painting, setting the stage for this celestial concert

Kondakova has always put her positive spin on Paris, imbibing it with a sense of magic and these works continue the tradition. (MLG) is delighted to now be able to exhibit this new work to our many other Kondakova collectors. 

"We all know the feeling of experiencing a dream so real and vivid that when we wake, we lived it. I feel this way about my art”. -Liudmila Kondakova

Liudmila Kondakova grew up in Russia, studied at the Grabar Center in Moscow and attended Russia's School of Sacred Arts and the Moscow Art Institute, before immigrating to the United States in 1991. Her artistic gifts talent and idealized vision of Paris has served as the foundation and inspiration of much of her magnificent work. The palette and icons throughout her paintings are influenced by both Russian and Byzantine sensibilities. Kondakova often finds herself chasing after a particular hour of the day in her paintings; she searches for the perfect hour to reveal all the magic of the color.

Kondakova will be greeting collectors and sharing new works, in person, at The South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa – on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 6-8PM



About Martin Lawrence Galleries

Since 1975, Martin Lawrence Galleries (MLG)-headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut with nine gallery locations nationwide including New York, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, New Orleans, San Francisco, Costa Mesa, La Jolla, Maui and online at martinlawrence.com has been assisting and advising collectors as they consider acquiring fine art. (MLG), with its unparalleled collection of treasures, specializes in unique paintings and sculptures and original limited editions by Warhol, Haring, Murakami, Chagall, Picasso, and Erté. In the last 15 years, it has lent nearly 250 different artworks by 16 different artists to 32 museums around the world, and 

proudly publishes works by artists including Kondakova, Hallam, Bertho, Fressinier, Lalonde and Deyber. For more information visit martinlawrence.com

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Contact Information + Katia Graytok + kgraytok@martinlawrence.com+ (203) 989-2073


Martin Lawrence Galleries

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Liudmila Kondakova


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