Rus­sian paint­ings cap­stone of art walk

> Artist’s Mem­phis ties par­lay into U.S. de­but on Broad Ave.

The Commercial Appeal - Go Memphis - - Art - By Bill El­lis

Spe­cial to The Com­mer­cial Ap­peal

Yan Kar­povich al­ways knew he would be an artist. As he ex­plains in his uniquely Rus­sian way: “As a child, I was forced to draw!”

The re­sults of this dis­ci­pline can be seen in his first Amer­i­can solo exhibit, “Dark Days/White Nights,” which runs through Oct. 31 at T Clifton Art, 2571 Broad. The show is also the cen­tral event in tonight’s Broad Av­enue Art Walk and co­in­cides with his first visit to Mem­phis, where his sis­ter Anna Kar­povich has lived for a decade (she acted as trans­la­tor the day The Com­mer­cial

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