The exhibition presents the works by artists of the after-war time who developed in their art the traditions of Russian realism from the Moscow private collection. The idyllic scenes from the life of Russian and Soviet village in the oeuvre of Tkachev brothers and Valentin Sidorov, lyrical landscapes by Aleksey Gritsay and Sergey Gerasimov are presented in this collection alongside with the works by Gely Korzhev that are fulfilled with tragic reflections on the fate of a man and his place in the social world. These different in an emotional mood and in the author’s interpretation of the Russian realistic tradition artists are common in their sincere love to the Native land and to the epoch they had to live and work in as well as in their principal outlook on the art as the service to the truth.
The exposition includes the works by the classics of the Soviet art: Helium Korzhev, brothers Aleksey Tkachev and Sergey Tkachev, Valentin Sidorov, Vladimir Stozharov, Victor Ivanov, Aleksey Gritsay, Sergey Gerasimov, Pyotr Ossovskiy, Nikolai Andronov, Natalia Egorshina, Ivan Sorokin, Yuri Kugach alongside with the sculptures by Mikhail Pereyaslavez, Ivan Korzhev, Alexander Burganov, Ivan Tarasiuk. The exhibition that embrace the period since the midst of the 1950’s till the 2000’s must essentially extend the idea of the creative oeuvre of artists who are known to the viewers for the permanent exposition of the Russian Museum and put together the works by such masters as Andrei Kurnakov, Alexander Gritsay, Mikhail Kugach who did not participate in the exhibition projects of the Russian Museum earlier.
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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