Author’s style – fantasy of plastic art
Sergey Falkin was born on 10 November 1955 in the village Zairayevo in the Republic of Buryatia. From early childhood, creativity in various forms was a part of Sergey’s life. His family and its traditions provided a reliable support for the development of his talent. Sergey has created a unique world of images that became a part of the exquisite esthetics of Saint Petersburg. Sergey Falkin’s oeuvre embraces a diverse range of themes and subjects. In his works one can divine a distinctive artistic individuality, an almost childlike imagination and profound cultural associations, dramatic tension and irony, the immediacy of the observer and the wisdom of the thinker.
Images and materials
His creative path is like a tree taking its roots everywhere, developing in various directions. The all-embracing, many-faceted themes captured in stone in Sergey Falkin’s art also find expression in bronze, which became a logical continuation and development in contemporary sculpture. Graphic sketches, as the beginning of the creative search, are at the same time fully-fledged works. The fine, living, unique line that emerges from beneath the artist’s pen produces light, discreet drawings.
After beginning his creative path as a continuer of the traditions of Carl Fabergé, he forged his own unique style in the art of stone-carving. After beginning his creative path as a continuer of the traditions of Carl Fabergé, Sergey Falkin forged his own unique style in the art of stone-carving.
His imaginary world is diverse: biblical images, human beings, birds, animals, plants, geometrical objects – all of them, real and symbolic, are attractive and ravishing marked with a peculiar style of master.
His works can be found in the collections of the State Hermitage, the State Anna Akhmatova Literary and Memorial Museum and the National Congress Palace (Konstantinovsky Palace) in Saint Petersburg, as well as private collections in Russia, France, the USA, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom and Latvia. His creations have been sold at auction by Koller (Zurich), Jackson’s (New York) and Lauritz.com (Stockholm).
Sergey Falkin is a member of the Artist’s Union of the Russian Federation (since 2010), of the Worldwide Club of Petersburgers.