11 May 2012, 17:52

Crying politicians exhibition

  • The artwork series called “The crying icons” of Danish artist Lars Kraemmer is on display in St. Petersburg. Kraemmer painted powerful images of  politicians whose status typically doesn’t allow them to cry. In the photo: Barack Obama’s portrait.

  • Lars Kraemmer is a painter and writer. He works in visual and conceptual art, as well as social sculpture.  His artwork is presented in Denmark, Germany, United States, France, Belgium, Canada, Norway, and Tanzania. In the photo: Silvio Berlusconi’s portrait
  • Lars Kraemmer is famous for his performances, one of them called Retreat when the artist spent 7 weeks in a dark cardboard box. In the photo: George Bush Jr portrait
  • In the photo:  Grigori Rasputin’s portrait painted by Lars Kraemmer

  • In the photo:  Mao Zedong’s portrait painted by Lars Kraemmer

  • In the photo: Napoleon’s portrait painted by Lars Kraemmer

  • In the photo: crying Hitler’s portrait painted by Lars Kraemmer

  • In the photo: crying Nelson Mandela’s portrait painted by Lars Kraemmer

The artwork series called “The crying icons” of Danish artist Lars Kraemmer is on display in St. Petersburg. Kraemmer painted powerful images of  politicians whose status typically doesn’t allow them to cry.

The artwork series called “The crying icons” of Danish artist Lars Kraemmer is on display in St. Petersburg. Kraemmer painted powerful images of  politicians whose status typically doesn’t allow them to cry.

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