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Italian Artist Paolo May, Ambassador of the Cultural Program of the Open Innovations Forum, to Take Part in the “Imperial Gardens of Russia” International Festival in St. Petersburg

May 29, 2013

MOSCOW, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Paolo May, Italian sculptor and painter, Ambassador of the Cultural Program of the
Open Innovations Forum will present an exhibition of his works at the “Imperial Gardens of
Russia” International Festival of park and gardening art. The Festival will be held from
June 7 to 16 by the Russian museum.

During the Festival Paolo May will hold a number of master classes for the students of
art. As an Ambassador of the Cultural Program of the Open Innovations Forum on June 7, the
artist will hold a performance to produce a ceramic bas-relief – replica of the portrait
of Anna Akhmatova (author: Natan Altman, 1914) exhibited at the Russian museum.

“I take an active part in the ideas and projects of the Forum, realizing not only the
importance of the global initiative, but also the positive potential of modern art in
providing an incentive for the comprehension of problems facing the global community and
the desire to resolve them by means of science and creative activity,” the artist says.

The modern Italian artist Paolo May was born and grew in Italy, adheres to the modern
school of art, often creating bas-relief replicas of famous masterpieces of the past: Van
Gogh, Picasso, Modigliani, transforming painting into a polychrome three-dimensional
ceramics.

Open Innovations Forum is a global discussion platform devoted to the high
technologies and prospects for international cooperation in the field of innovations. The
event will be held in Moscow in October,31 – November,2, 2013 under the auspices of the
Government of the Russian Federation with the assistance of the Government of Moscow, and
Russian development institutes: “RUSNANO” JSC, State Corporation “Bank for Development and
Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)”, JSC “RVC”, the Foundation for Development of
the Centre of Research and Commercialization of New Technologies, the Foundation for
Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in the scientific and technical field, the
autonomous non-commercial organization “Agency for Strategic Initiatives on promotion of
new projects” and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. For more
details please visit http://www.forinnovations.org.

The “Imperial Gardens of Russia” International Festival of park and gardening art is
annually held during the midnight sun “white nights” period.

SOURCE Forum for Innovations


Source: PR Newswire