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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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Nature Reimagined

Nature Reimagined

5 march—21 june 2021

The exhibition is devoted to the most impressive and spectacular natural events depicted in the paintings of Russian artists. The exhibition will include paintings of artists of the XIX-XX centuries from the collection of the Russian Museum such as I. Aivazovsky, A. Savrasov, F. Vasilyev, A. Kuindzhi, I. Levitan, N. Dubovskoy, K. Redko, M. Vorobyov, and others.

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

Nicholas Roerich. In Search of Shambala

12 november 2020—8 march 2021

The exhibition displays the works of Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) - a world-famous artist, one of the leading masters of Russian art of the first half of the 20th century. The exhibition will feature about 80 paintings from the Russian Museum collection, as well as several graphic works.

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