The exhibition contains over 600 exhibits (over 300 paintings and graphic works, about 200 items of decorative and applied arts) and represents the period of time from the epoch of Peter I to nowadays. Portraits and genre-paintings, dresses and suits, full-dress uniforms and wigs, furniture and household goods, stained-glass windows and arms, studies for hats and fabrics, posters and signboards are shown at the exhibition. The idea of the Painting, Style, and Fashion exhibition is to show an interaction between fashion and fine arts of different epochs.
The exhibition is organized in collaboration with Peterhof reserve museum, State Museum of History of Saint-Petersburg, A.V. Suvorov State Memorial Museum, Military and Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps. For the first time the Russian Museum represents the artworks from private collections of N. Kostrigina, P. Novbari, M. Suslov, V. Sarapas and the others.
Designer Tatyana Parfyonova made the Fashion-2009 installation of 12 figures specially for the exhibition.
Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life
16 december 2022—20 june 2023
The Russian Museum exhibition project Artists on War and Peace can be seen as a diptych comprised of two exhibitions: Images of Military Life in Russian Art of the 16th to 20th Centuries and Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life. They explore two existential aspects of human life perceived as polar opposites. The first half of the diptych features scenes of everyday life during wartime, while the other focuses on the theme of the home and family as guardian of the moral values of the Russian people.
Images of Military Life in Russian Art from the 16th to the 20th Centuries
20 october 2022—9 may 2023
Images of Military Life is an extensive exhibition featuring icons, paintings, sculptures, and applied and decorative artworks from the 16th through 20th centuries, most of them extracted from the museum’s repositories. It continues the Russian Museum’s time-honoured tradition of offering the public, from time to time, a broader perspective on its treasures and the magnitude of its collections.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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