Sergey Maximishin is one of the most important photographers from Russia. Twice a winner of World Press Photo, his works have been published in The Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Stern, Business Week, Focus, Der Profile and in many popular Russian magazines. / Masha (right), an inseminator, and her sister Luba, a milkmaid. Tosnenskyi area (St. Petersburg region), 2004.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
He depicts the real Russia, a country that might not look too pretty at first sight but is brimming with feeling, emotion and charm. The collection could be called “Russia without the skin.” The photos depict bars, strippers, people swimming in icy waters, drinking tea or walking in May through the snow. People living ordinary lives are transformed into something special through Sergey’s lens. / Fish loading. Ozerkovskyi fish factory, Kamchatka, 2006.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
Sergey Maximishin turned 50 in 2014 and decided to sum up his life’s work, combining it into one exhibition. He chose 100 photographs to share them with the world. He plans to turn it into a book containing 100 photos, each with its own story about how it was created. / Krasnokamensk city, Zabaikalskyi region, Russia, 2006.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
Sergey Maximishin’s photo album “The Last Empire. Russia 20 years on” (2007) was a big hit in Russia and France. / Hot mineral spring, Kamchatka, 2006.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
This photo, “Amateur troupe of the Naïve Theatre drinking tea. Psycho-neurological boarding school №7, St. Petersburg, 2003”, was chosen as the winner of World Press Photo 2004 in the category of Arts and Entertainment.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
Preparing an exhibition. Russian Museum in St. Petersburg , 2000Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
Aleksandro-Svirskyi Monastery, St. Petersburg region, 2002.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
Eid Al-Adha celebration, St. Petersburg, 2004.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
Ferry crossing the Irtish river, Tobolsk, June, 2005.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
"Pioner” animal-breeding state-owned farm. Mshinskaya settlement, St. Petersburg region, 2002. This very clear, striking image could be seen at almost every anti-fur demonstration in Russia or abroad.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
College of Theology, Makhachkala, Dagestan (Caucasus region of Russia), 2004.Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
The exhibition will be on display until 13th of June. Address: Centre of Design ARTPLAY, Nizhnya Syromyatnicheskaya Street, 10/2, Moscow. / Military parade in Moscow on the 65th anniversary of Victory Day, 2010Sergei Maximishin / Press photo
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