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DMITRY ZHILINSKY

Self-Portrait in Spain.1991 Tempera on fibreboard.75х60 Private collection, Moscow
14 november 2012—25 february 2013
For the first time in Saint-Petersburg the large-scale solo exhibition of the famous modern Russian artist will take place. Dmitry Zhilinsky had received fame and recognition at the first half of the 1960’s that was a turning point in the history of Soviet art that was connected with significant changes in its stylistic and ethical program. The exposition will include more than 80 paintings and graphic works from the collections of the Russian Museum, the Institute of Russian Realist Art, the Russian Academy of Art as well as the works from the artist's studio and private collections. These works will demonstrate a broad retrospective of Dmitry Zhilinsky’s creative oeuvre. The content of the latter is the comprehension of the high tradition of art of the European Renaissance and Old Russian painting. All this is reflected not only in the image decision of his paintings and in the use of symbols connected with Christian iconography, but also in the technique and in the approach to the process of execution of painting that is characteristic for the so-called old artists. In the images of his loved ones, of the cultural figures of past and our contemporaries such as artists, musicians, sportsmen, in the usual scenes of everyday life and even in tragedy scenes Dmitry Zhilinsky always approves eternal ideals of harmony, brighten beauty and spiritual nobility of a man.

Family of the Artist. The Chernyshevs. 1999 Tempera and levkas on flakeboard. 80х100 The Russian Museum Family by the Sea. 1964 Oil on flakeboard.125х90 The Tretyakov Gallery Svyatoslav Richter Playing. 1985 Tempera on flakeboard.200х150 The Russian Museum Man with a Slain Dog.1976 Tempera on flakeboard.117,5х67,5 Property of the Artist Self-Portrait in Spain.1991 Tempera on fibreboard.75х60 Private collection, Moscow God with Us (Dios Con Nosotros).1991 Tempera on canvas. 195х130 The Russian Museum Venera on Cyprus.2005 Tempera on fibreboard.90х52 Property of the Artist

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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—14 november 2020

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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Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

9 may—14 november 2020

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, the Russian Museum announced an exhibition called "Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War" which will be held in the Benois Wing.

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

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