The Russian Cultural Center Our Texas presents a different sort of art exhibit with ''Book Illustration Exhibition by Igor Karash and Vladimir Zimakov.'' Originally from Azerbaijan, Karash is an illustrator and designer. He recently won the 2012 Book Illustration Competition at The House of Illustration and Folio Society in London. Among the work he'll have on display are seven illustrations and cover art for Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories. Artist, designer and illustrator Zimakov has worked with some of the world's leading publishing houses including Faber and Faber, Penguin and Random House. Zimakov will exhibit illustrations from the Folio Society's edition of The Golem and Walpurgisnacht, both by Gustav Meyrink, and the fairy tale The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen.
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8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Through May 30. Russian Cultural Center Our Texas, 2337 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-395-3301 or visit ourtx.org. Free.
Mondays-Saturdays. Starts: April 5. Continues through May 30, 2013