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Serov. The Non-portraitist. On the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

Supported by:
  • OAO LUKOIL
  • the Unident Group
  • the U-Art Charitable Foundation for Culture
  • Iveta and Tamaz Manasherov
THE ARTIST KONSTANTIN KOROVIN ON THE RIVER BANK. 1905. Oil on cardboard. 36.1 x 51. State Russian Museum
5 march 2015—8 june 2015
The State Russian Museum holds a wonderful collection of portraits by Valentin Serov (1865-1911), many of which became classic of the Russian art at the turn of XXth century. On the other hand, Serov himself used to underline that he was not only a portraitist. The new exhibition, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the artist, presents him as a master of historical, genre and landscape painting and author of the pieces of art which largely anticipated the experiments of the Russian Avant-garde.

The exhibition includes about 250 examples of Serov's painting, sculpture and graphic work from the Russian museum and other collections. The visitors will be provided with a unique opportunity to see the panel "Christ walking upon water" performed by Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin for the parish church of P. Tretyakov and V. Konshin's manufacture in Kostroma.

THE RAPE OF EUROPA. 1910. Tempera on canvas. 80 x 100. Tretyakov Gallery PETER II AND CROWN PRINCESS ELIZABETH HUNTING. WITH HOUNDS. 1900. Tempera, graphite, gouache and charcoal on paper mounted on cardboard. 41 x 39. State Russian Museum LINE COACH FROM MOSCOW TO KUZMINKI. 1892. Oil on canvas. 58 x 83.5. State Russian Museum IN WINTER. 1898. Pastel and gouache on cardboard. 51 x 68. State Russian Museum FEMALE NUDE. 1900s–1911. Italian pencil on paper. 43 x 26.5. State Russian Museum

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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—10 may 2021

Please note: the exhibition will be closed from 22 March due to technical reasons. It will reopen from 10 April. The last day of the exhibition is 10 May.

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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