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Dictators wallpaper.  Group portrait
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Dictators wallpaper. Group portrait Painting

Alla Tkachuk

United Kingdom

Painting, Oil on Cardboard

Size: 40.2 W x 53.9 H x 0.2 D in

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‘Dictators wallpaper. Group portrait’ (an oil painting on paper mounted on board) is 'wallpaper' style group portrait of five naked dictators: Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, Mao Zedung and Franco, part of 'The 20th Century Dictators' series. 'The 20th Century Dictators' (2002-2007) is a series of paintings, floor adhesive prints, posters, wallpaper and textile design, billboard, and animation that explores the images of naked Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Mao Zedong and Stalin in contemporary context going beyond the historical or documentary analysis. The animation 'Christ is Not an Aryan' was screened on Europe’s largest digital screen in 2007 on top of the Axel Springer Building and was dabbed as “one of three things to see in Berlin” by Bild newspaper (Germany) and BZ Magazine (Germany) at the time of the screening. 'Siamese Twins' painting featured as ‘The Image of the Week' in The Times' Art Review. The ‘Full Figures’ paintings (painted in oil on 4mm plywood board and sanded down) featured in the literary magazine Der Freund (Germany) in December 2005. For the series the artist was named the 'Critic's Choice' by Saatchi Online in 2007. The series was exhibited at Crone Gallery in Berlin in 2007. The series' artworks form 7 exhibition environs: • Environ 1: Full length life-size paintings of naked Hitler, Mussolini, Mao Zedong, Stalin, and Franco • Environ 2: ‘Heads’, as floor-adhesive vinyl prints, and 48-sheet billboard 'Dictators TM’ • Environ 3: ‘Torsos’, posters • Environ 4: 'Limbs Composition' prints accompanied by 'organic sounds' activated by motion-sensing technology • Environ 5: 'Group Portrait' wallpaper, which covers the walls of this environ space, and animation ‘Christ is not an Aryan’ • Environ 6. Double portraits • Environ 7: 'Memorabilia Shop' where audience ‘buys into' the dictators by purchasing various merchandise: cups, bags, scarfs, coasters. For more information, please visit the artist’s website:

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Painting:Oil on Cardboard

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:40.2 W x 53.9 H x 0.2 D in

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Graduating in science, Alla has enjoyed a career in fine art, exploring the notions of human identity and the synergy of art and technology. She is also practicing Social Art, exploring the social impact of the arts through her ongoing international project, MASK, Alla’s artwork has featured on the front pages of the leading national newspapers The Times (UK) and Bild (Germany), and in the Guardian, Independent, Jackdaw Art Review, Art Industry, Hello!, Der Spiegel, Die Welt, Dancing Times, Evening Standard, ITV and BSN television platforms and other press and media. She has exhibited her work in the UK, USA, Germany, South Korea, Kenya, and Ukraine at such platforms as UNESCO, Saatchi Gallery, Turner Contemporary, Nairobi National Museum, the US Library of Congress, the White House, the University of London, the Woodrow Wilson Center, and other art and academic organisations. Her work has been recognised by Harvard’s School of Education, Barack and Michelle Obama, and the Kenyan government. Her artwork was included in the art collections of the Royal College of Music and the BBC Public Ownership Collection. Alla is a recipient of the Leverhulme Artist-in-Residence Award, UK Millennium Award, and Gold Medal of the Lead Awards. In 2020, her Social Art project MASK was named ‘Most Innovative Learning Organisation 2020’ by the SME News (UK). She is an RSA Fellow. Alla also writes a column on art and creativity for the Kenyan national newspaper The Star. She has contributed to the Royal Society of Arts (UK) and the Results for Development Institute (USA) blogs, and AD (UK), Childhood Education (USA), Private Sector (Kenya) and other magazines. Alla lives and works in London, UK.

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