In his early works Feshin created his individual known style that is distinguished by the masterly using of line, rich subtle differences of complex color alterations and increased emotionality of the free manner of painting. The image decision of portraits of the 1900-1910’s that brought the master fame and recognition, is marked by the organic combination of the plastic discoveries of Impressionism, Modern style and traditions of the realistic painting.
The exposition presents famous and less known works by Feshin that were created in St. Petersburg and Kazan where the master in pre-revolutionary decade had created his own school of painting and lights up the American period of his art (1920-1950’s) in sufficient fullness. Alongside with portraits where the outstanding talent of Feshin is mostly reflected itself mostly brightly, there are presented his early thematic works, paintings and graphic studies of the artist's models, the examples of still lifes and landscapes and the images of the inhabitants of the South-West regions of the United States of America that formed the special significant page in the master’s art as well as in the history of American culture.
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.
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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