The Hermitage visiting sculptor Sergei Falkin.

Within the recently opened exhibition “Contemporary Gemstone Carving” at the General Staff Building, a series of short interviews with the authors was published on the official Telegram Channel of the State Hermitage.

In the first releases, the Hermitage visited sculptor Sergei Falkin . In his interviews the sculptor shares the secrets and peculiarities of working with solid stone.

In his workshop, on the example of works not yet finished, he shows how the dialogue with the material takes place, what difficulties the sculptor sometimes encounters, and how the stone helps or changes the author’s original idea.

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Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6