Welcome to The McCarthey Gallery
The Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery is one of the foremost dealers in the United States dealing with Russian Impressionistic art. The Gallery maintains an extensive inventory of collectible works by Russia's most respected artists during the period of 1930 to 1980. The Gallery carefully selects paintings that are historically significant, original in composition, interesting in form and beautiful in their depiction of the human spirit. We have been working in Russia for many years and have developed close personal relationships with many of the artists and their families. Together with our associated gallery in Russia, Dacha Art, and our Russian partners, we maintain extremely close ties with the arts community in Russia and the former Soviet republics. In addition to our Russian specialization, the TKM Gallery is proud to work with talented artists from other countries who have the spirit of the Russian art.
December Silent Auction
As our December silent auction selection, we are pleased to present a beautiful winter landscape, "Winter Forest" by Vladimir V. Filippov estimated at $5,000 to $6,000. Vladimir is one of Russia's most talented up-and-coming artists, and one of the Gallery's favorite painters. He has grown to be one of the most honored landscape artists painting in Russia today.
Filippov was trained, and lives in the renowned Russian art village "Akademicheskaya Dacha" or Academic Dacha, halfway between Moscow and St Petersburg. For more than 130 years, this village has been almost a sacred place to Russian artists. Filippov was introduced to the McCarthey Gallery by the master painter Yuri Kugach (recently deceased at age 97) who was named as one of the top 10 artists of Russia in the twentieth century. Under this tutelage, Filippov has become a respected and sought after Russian artist.
We invite you to participate in this month's auction and thank everyone who placed bids last month. This is an exceptional opportunity to add a beautiful work by a highly acclaimed artist to your collection. Estimated at $5,000 to $6,000, the current high bid is just $4,500! The next bid is $4,750, followed by minimum bidding increments of $250. Remember, there is no reserve, at the end of the auction the high bid wins!
Bids will be taken via telephone, or e-mail until 7:00 pm MST, Saturday December 31st. Follow all the bidding updates on the Gallery's website.
Vladimir Viktorovich Filippov, b 1956
Vladimir V. Filippov was born in 1956 in Vyshniy Volochek. He spent his childhood in Novoye Kotchische Village, where such famous artists as brothers Sergei & Aleksei Tkachev lived. It was also not far from the Academic Dacha named after the great painter Ilya E. Repin. The Academic Dacha is a well-known Art Academy and artist community in Russia, and that creative atmosphere had a great influence on young Vladimir's creative future. Filippov spent long hours visiting artists in their studios, and admiring great artists and their paintings. Since childhood Vladimir's dream was to become a great artist.
But at the beginning, Vladimir's way of life was sidetracked from art. Having graduated from the Railway Collage, he enrolled in the Soviet Army. After his demobilization, he entered the Agricultural Academy. However, he never abandoned his dream to become an artist. Vladimir painted his first water-colored still life from nature in the studio of Nikolai A. Sysoev, who was an honored artist of the Soviet Union. He painted with great vigor under Sysoev's direction. Later on in 1970, he became acquainted with Peter I. Strakhov and Peter's wife Lia A. Ostrovaya, who were famous artists in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Peter Straknov made great contributions and progress in Vladimir's creative development. Since 1970, Vladimir Filippov has devoted his life to painting full time. He has been an enduring participant of all the local and regional exhibitions since 1980.
Since 1990, Filippov has trained and worked under the Russian Realist masters Yuri P. Kugach (senior) and his son Mikhail Y. Kugach, who is now head of the Kugach Studio and a full member of the Russian Academy of Arts. Also, Vladimir has painted in the company of such wonderful artists as Grigory Chainikov and Andrei Zakharov. These artists and close friends have played an important role in Vladimir's development as an artist. Filippov is one of the few artists continuing the great tradition of Russian Realistic Art.
Vladimir Filippov has been a member of the Union of Russian Artists since 2003. His paintings are exhibited in the Museums of Mogilev and Bobruisk (Republic of Byelorussia), in the Museum of Harbin (China), in many private art collections in Russia, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia, Romania, Finland, Germany, China, and the USA.
Filippov works with the Moskvorechie Creative Association.
Seasons Greetings! SPECIAL HOLIDAY DISCOUNTS OF 25% TO 60% OFF
Seasons Greetings from everyone at The Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery- Tom McCarthey, Stephen Justesen, Igor Nazareitchouk, & Jim Dabakis!
Our Warmest Thoughts and Best Wishes for a Wonderful Holiday Season!
As a thank you for your support over these many years and as a way to spread a little Holiday Cheer, we offer you special discounts of 25%, 40%, 50% and 60% on all paintings through January 1, 2017!
This is a rare opportunity to add some great works of art to your collection by some of the top artists of the 20th century! Remember the gift of art is extraordinary, surprising and always unforgettable for that special person in your life.
To view a the albums of discounted works click on this link: View Collections
Alexei P. Tkachev, "Evening in the Village"
Russian & Soviet Impressionism
New Salt Lake City Gallery & Wharehouse
Good News! We are now fully settled into our new Gallery and Warehouse in downtown Salt Lake City and are ready to show you some great Russian Impressionist art. The majority of the works in the new Gallery have never been exhibited before!
230 South 500 West #225, Salt Lake City, UT 84101,
Hours: By appointment or 6- 9 pm for Gallery Stroll (the third Friday of every month)