The Russian Museum exhibition of artworks by Vera Ermolaeva presents the artist’s creative life that was very short, unfortunately.
Exposition contains circa 200 artworks from the collections of the Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg Museum of Theatrical and Musical Arts, as well as private collections.
Vera Ermolaeva as the disciple and fellow-campaigner of Kazimir Malevich worked together with him in the Artistic and Practical Institute in Vitebsk from 1919 to 1922. She was the member of the UNOVIS group. Under the Malevich’s influence she was fascinated by the non-objective art and created the projects of supremacist wall-paintings for the public buildings in Vitebsk.
At the end of the 1920s – in the beginning of the 1930s landscapes, still-lifes and thematic series (“Village”, “Sportsmen”, “Boys”) appeared in her creative oeuvre.
During the lifetime Vera Ermolaeva had been creating book illustrations. She worked together with such prominent artists as Natan Altman, Yuri Annenkov, Nikolai Lapshin. Illustrations that were created by Vera Ermolaeva approximately for twenty books as well as the number of the lifetime books are included in the exposition.
In 1937 Ermolaeva was sentenced to be shot. The documents that describe the last tragic years of the artist’s life are presented on the exhibition.
20 september—19 november 2018
An exhibition of painting and graphic works of Russian Expressionism investigates original traits of this international movement in Russia.
22 august 2018—14 january 2019
The exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniverary of St. Isaac's Cathedral, reveals new facts on the history of its construction and decoration. It presents drawings and cartoons made for the interior of the cathedral by such masters as Karl Bryullov, Fyodor Bruni, and others.
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
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.