San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas” plans to debut a new exhibition of illustrations by artist, Igor Karash, for the reprint of War & Peace by the renowned Folio Society of London. The exhibit premieres on September 12, 2014 at 7:30pm and runs until February 20, 2015. A unique exhibit, in that it provides an entirely new perspective into the masterpiece novel by Leo Tolstoy. Admission is always free and wine will be served at the premiere. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Karash, a designer, illustrator, and set designer originally from Baku, Azerbaijan, now resides in Saint Louis, Missouri. In the past, he has worked with major book publishers, as well as small, independent theatre companies in Russia, the United States, and abroad. Along with an array of other awards, he was also named the winner of the 2012 Book Illustration Competition organized by The House of Illustration and the world-famous, British publishing house, The Folio Society in London.