the Photographer Jock Sturges, published at the exhibition in the Centre of the Lumiere brothers work with naked children, commented on the closing of the exhibition. According to the artist, such a solution makes it harder as pornography in the pictures saw only in Russia.
Sturgis explained that all pictures were taken with of the resolution or the models themselves, or the parents if their offspring were less than 18 years, reports REN TV. “These are my neighbors, my friends, whom I photographed with the their families for 40 years. On my photo about 25 families that I shot since the 70-ies of the last century,” he said.
the Photographer said, upset scandal in Moscow. “I am saddened by the reaction of the Russians. I’m sad because I wanted to make a great show. My work is exhibited by galleries in different countries. And I haven’t heard anything like this before, never in my life,” said Sturges.
Despite the incident, he admired the the capital of Russia. “Breathtaking! Moscow has changed so much over the last 40 years! I I met interesting people with so broad-minded that was affected after conversations with them,” – said the author of controversial images. “I was invited to Russia very good gallery. The Lumiere brothers – one of the best private galleries that I have ever seen,” concluded Sturgis.
we Add that the head of the Center photos behalf of the lumière Eduard Litvinsky closed the exhibition to “not to disturb public opinion”. According to the curator of the event Natalia Grigorieva-Litvinskaya, could to cause problems, so the American had to be removed.
Recall that on 25 September at the Moscow Center of photography Lumiere brothers closed the exhibition of American photographer Jock Sturges “Without embarrassment”. In the morning the representatives of the Officers Russia” blocked the entrance to the exhibition, and organizers had to agree to their requirements. And on September 24 on the occasion of the exhibition spoke on the social network Twitter and the leader of the movement “God’s Will” Dmitry Enteo.