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POWER OF WATER

14 august 2008—11 november 2008
Paintings, graphic works, sculpture and installations with representation of water that is one of the most popular motifs in the Russian art since the XVIII century till now are presented on the "Power of Water" exhibition.

The exhibition consists of two parts. The first part demonstrates the traditional art from the XVIII century to the 1st half of the XX century. The artworks by the most prominent Russian artists such as Ivan Aivazovsky, Fyodor Vasilyev, Alexei Savrasov, Ilya Repin, Illarion Pryanishnikov, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Konstantin Korovin, Vasily Surikov, Isaac Levitan, Aleksandr Benois, Mikhail Nesterov, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Victor Borisov-Musatov, Aleksandr Deyneka, Arkady Plastov are shown.

The artworks by contemporary artists from Saint-Petersburg, Siberia and Nizhny Novgorod are presented in the second part of the exhibition. The viewers have the opportunity for getting acquainted with names of young artists, the artworks by which are not housed in the Russian Museum.

The exhibition is supplemented with the original sound and video accompanying.

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The Union of Youth

The Union of Youth

4 july—2 september 2019

The exhibition of the first avant-garde association of Russia will present about 200 items: paintings, graphics, scenographic projects, as well as posters and archival materials.

Angels of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Angels of the 20th and 21st Centuries

13 june—19 august 2019

The exhibition will trace the pictorial and semantic metamorphosis of the image of the angel in fine arts from modernism, symbolism, and avant-garde to the art of our contemporaries.

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