Mamyshev-Monroe Vladislav Yurievich (1969-2013)
Series «Love Orlova». Sheet 1
103 х 107 cm
Paper, photo printing
The artist is known as the master of reincarnation. Revealing the hidden traits of the heroes of world history and culture on himself, Mamyshev-Monroe wittingly and critically exposed the painful points of his time.
Inspired by the series of photographs, Lyubov Orlova is the second actress, after Marilyn Monroe, who is deeply interested in the artist. In the Soviet cinema she became famous thanks to the films «Petersburg Night», «Volga-Volga», «Circus» and many others.
«Faith, Hope, Love - these female names corresponded to the characters of her films, but Orlova herself would rather fit the non-existent name Will, and the surname - Steel, most faithfully characterizing her professional and human qualities», - spoke about his museum of the photoartist. The immersion of Mamyshev-Monroe in the image of a Soviet film diva and the accuracy of getting into it strikes the imagination. The personality and plastic of the actress were studied by him thoroughly, so it is not surprising that viewers take the image of Orlova for Orlova herself