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.
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.
Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.
Be informed about news, events and exhibitions of the Russian Museum
The State Russian Museum
Site development: Projector.media
The Russian Museum is the exclusive owner of all the interior images and pieces of art of the Russian Museum collection, as well as all the images and text information given on its official site. The usage of the texts and images provided on the site is only allowed with the permission of the Russian Museum.