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DINNER IS SERVED. THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM CULINARY COMPANION

Supported by:
  • Magnezit Group
  • Sistema Finance Investments
Unknown Artist. Russian Shrovetide. 1899. Chrome lithograph on paper. Russian Museum
27 november 2013—17 march 2014

The theme of food was very popular among the Russian artists of the 18th 21 centuries, but earlier it had not been the subject of special exhibition. The collection of the State Russian Museum allow to present these theme in the framework of one exposition that brings together about 300 art works from the Russian Museum collection, private collections and from the artists' studios.

Among the exhibits are the great tsars' sets of the 18th art works by contemporary artists, paintings and graphic works by such well- known artists as K.Makovsky, A.Ryabushkin, I.Mashkov, P.Konchalovsky, A.Plastov, V.Ivanov. These works presents the different meals - modest or magnificent, the recipes of the Russian cuisine dishes and numerous menu of emperors' and aristocrats' dinners, designed by great Russian artists as the art works that reflected the stylistic features of different epochs.

With the financial support of Magnezit Group and Sistema Finance Investments

Pyotr Konchalosky. Tray and Vegetables. 1910. Oil on canvas. Russian Museum Unknown Artist (Conrad?). Menu for Dinner on 19 March 1888. Chrome lithograph on paper. Russian Museum Konstantin Makovsky. Rite of Kissing. 1895. Oil on canvas. Russian Museum Nikolai Kopeikin. The Last Supper. 1998. Mixed media on canvas. Private Collection, St.Petersburg Pyotr Kozlov. Pepper. 1999. Oil on canvas. Private collection, Moscow David Shterenberg. Breafast. 1916. Oil on canvas. Russian Museum

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Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

12 november 2020—8 march 2021

The exhibition displays the works of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) - a world-famous artist, one of the leading masters of Russian art of the first half of the 20th century. The exhibition will feature about 80 paintings from the Russian Museum collection, as well as several graphic works.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july 2020—10 january 2021

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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