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DIAGHILEV. BEGINNING

Ivan Argunov. Portrait of Catherine II. 1762. Oil on canvas. 245x176,3
15 october 2009—15 march 2010

The exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the triumphal "Russian Ballet Seasons" in Paris. It tells about the start of the creative activity of the great impresario Sergei Diaghilev, his surrounding at the end of the XIX - beginning of the XX century. Exposition is divided into 5 parts and presents Diaghilev as the impresario of the exhibitions, art critic, historian of art and the editor of the "The World of Art" magazine. The fragments of the exhibitions, that he organized will be reconstructed in the Russian museum halls: the parts of the exhibition of the Russian and Finish painters, that was held in 1898 in the Baron's A. L. Shtiglic' Museum of the School of Technical Drawing, the parts of the art and historical ( "Tavrichesky" ) exhibition of the Russian portraits in 1905 and the parts of the first international project by Diaghilev that was the "Two Centuries of the Russian Painting and Sculpture" exhibition in the Autumn Salon in Paris in 1906. The audience will have the opportunity to see for the first time the "Elisium" theater curtain  by Leo Bakst, that was created for the Komissarzhevsky Dramatic Theater.

The works from the collections of the Russian Museum, Tretyakov Gallery and the Scientific-Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts are presented at the exhibition.

Evgeny Lanceray. Pegasus // World of Art, 1900. Nos 5-6. Half (bastard)title. Zinkography. 13,5x18,6 Valentin Serov. Portrait of Vasily Mathe (in a Coat and Hat). 1899. Etching (in the tone of sepia). 31,9x24,4 Leon Bakst. Eagle. 1899 Jan Ciaglinski. Portrait of the Artist Alexander Benois. 1896. Oil on canvas Leon Bakst. Portrait of Sergei Diaghilev and his Nanny. 1906. Oil on canvas

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Expressionism in Russian Art

Expressionism in Russian Art

20 september—19 november 2018

An exhibition of painting and graphic works of Russian Expressionism investigates original traits of this international movement in Russia.

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St. Isaac's Cathedral. To the History of Construction

St. Isaac's Cathedral. To the History of Construction

22 august 2018—14 january 2019

The exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniverary of St. Isaac's Cathedral, reveals new facts on the history of its construction and decoration. It presents drawings and cartoons made for the interior of the cathedral by such masters as Karl Bryullov, Fyodor Bruni, and others.

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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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