Alexander Shishkin Hokusai is known for sculpture.
Biography Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai
Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai’s Storming. Fragment #2, 2017, is an installation piece commemorating the centenary of the Great October Revolution. The work pays homage to Nikolai Evreinov’s The Storming of the Winter Palace, a mass theatrical spectacle performed on the third anniversary of the October Revolution. The event took place outside the former Tsarist Winter Palace, the former seat of the Provisional Government before Bolshevik’s sieze of power. Evreinov’s performance included 125 ballet dancers, 100 circus artists, 200 women, 360 actors, and a further 150 assistants and 1750 supernumeraries. Shishkin-Hokusai’s Storming. Fragment #2 serves as a contemporary revision of the original performance. Evidencing stylistic influences from Rus
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