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ARKADY PLASTOV. FATE AND SOIL

A.Plastov. Youth. 1953–1954. Oil on canvas. Russian Museum
4 september 2013—28 october 2013
The exhibition is held in the year of 120th birth anniversary of Arkady Plastov (1893-1972). Plastov who was one of the most significant representatives of the peasant theme in the Soviet Art of the 1930-1960's, had embodied in his paintings the deeply truthful images of the inhabitants of his native village Prisloniha and the scenes of everyday life of the latter. In Arkady Plastov's art the beauty and ethical content of usual genre motifs is revealed in penetrative form. There are also presented the unique graphic works by Arkady Plastov, book illustrations and photographs from the artist's archive. Also on the show are the works by the other representatives of Plastovs dynasty who turned to different genres and views of arts. There will be presented by A.A.Plastov, G.G.Plastov, N.A.Plastov, N.N.Plastov from the collections of the collections of the State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Ulyanovsk District Fine Art Museum, Saratov State Fine Art Museum named after A.Radishchev, Tver District Art Museum and from the Nikolai Plastov's  studio.

A.Plastov. Spring. 1954. Oil on canvas. Tretyakov Gallery A.Plastov. Vitya the Shepherd Boy. 1951. Oil on canvas. Russian Museum A.Plastov. Mother. Oil on canvas. Tretyakov Gallery A.Plastov. Portrait of Nikolai Plastov (with a Dog). 1965. Oil on canvas. A.Plastov. Gathering Potatoes. 1956. Oil on canvas. Russian Museum

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Folk Art of Nizhny Novgorod

Folk Art of Nizhny Novgorod

21 december 2017—26 march 2018

The exhibition amasses impressive handiwork by artisans of the Niznny Novgorod Region, including unique pieces of Khokhloma and Gorodets painting, metalware, women costumes, wooden toys, and ceramic ware.

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Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

Henryk Siemiradzki and Russian Artists’ Colony in Rome

20 december 2017—2 april 2018

Henryk Siemiradzki (1843–1902), graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, is one of the most prominent masters of the late 19th century European academic painting. His career in art was closely interwoven with Rome. The exhibition will unite 125 artworks by Siemiradzki and his contemporaries, Russian academic painters and sculptors, who worked in the Eternal City in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century.

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