Monday, April 27, 2015


Rising Latvian Artist Says 'Holy Monkeys' Not Meant To Offend

A detail from Blue Monkey (above), which was so popular it was purchased before it could be featured in the annual winners' exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London.

April 27, 2015
Sergei Dyomin, one of the highest-earning artists in the Latvian capital, Riga, has built his fame around a singular motif -- re-creating Orthodox icons where the saints bear the faces of monkeys. Dyomin, an atheist, insists no disrespect is intended. More
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