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One-man exhibition of the Estonian sculptor and artist Tauno Kangro

Famous Estonian sculptor and artist Tauno Kangro will take part in the opening performance of the one-act opera and happening “Raphael” on February 9 and 10.

Besides, Krasnoyarsk citizens can encounter the artist’s works at his one-man exhibition “Man in the window of his dream”. It opens in the Artist B.Ryauzov's Museum (Lenina-Str., 127) at 4p.m. on February 6. The exhibition is organised by the Artist B.Ryauzov's Museum, the Estonian national cultural autonomy in Krasnoyarsk “EESTI”, with support of the head cultural department of the Krasnoyarsk city administration, the Embassy of the Estonian Republic in Moscow, the Krasnoyarsk opera and ballet theatre and the Krasnoyarsk state Institute of Arts.

The exhibition comprises more than 20 bronze small-scale sculptures as well as photos of the artist’s monumental sculptures which are displayed in town squares and parks in Estonia, Finland, Germany, etc. The exhibition lasts until March 4.

Besides, on Febuary 7, Tauno Kangro gives a master class for Sculptor students of the Institute of Arts. On February 10, at 1 p.m. the meet-the-artist session takes place in the Artist B.Ryauzov's Museum.


Tauno Kangro was born on 25 May 1966 in Tallinn.  Kangro began to study art already in his school days, at Kalju Reitel’s Sculpture Studio.  In 1984, he graduated from Tallinn Secondary School, in 1993 from the Estonian National University of Art, majoring in sculpture. Kangro’s distinctive sculptures have become the symbolic objects of a number of places in Estonia.  He mostly uses bronze, granite and dolomite as the material.

Tauno Kangro has had a great deal of one-man exhibitions not only in the native Estonia but also throughout the world - anywhere from Finland to China. His monumental sculptures are displayed in various public spaces like in town squares, streets and parks in Tallinn, Helsinki, Hamburg, Randers and other European cities and towns.