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THE MAKOVSKY ARTISTS

18 december 2008—15 march 2009
The task of the exhibition is to present the creative works of 11 representatives of the Makovskies family. The artists, restorers, teachers, critics and art historians were among them. In a varying degree they made contributions in the development of the Russian culture of the XIX – middle of the XX centuries. The most prominent of them are: Konstantin and Vladimir, less known are: Nikolai, Aleksandr, Elena Luksh-Makovskaya. The exposition presents paintings, graphic works, etchings and photographs by the members of the Makovskies family and books by critic Sergey Makovsky. The viewers may see historical paintings, portraits, genre paintings, still-lifes, paintings with battle scenes and book graphics. The number of artworks is presented for the first time.

The exhibition contains artworks from collections of the Russian Museum, the Academy of Arts Museum, “Tsaritsyno” Reserve Museum, “Peterhof” Reserve Museum, the State Museum of Russian Political History (Saint-Petersburg), the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Historical Museum (Moscow), Novgorod Historical and Architectural Art Museum-Reserve and private collections of Saint-Petersburg and Moscow.

The exhibition is supported by NOVATEK Company.

The catalogue in Russian is published.

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Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War

9 may—30 december 2020

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, the Russian Museum announced an exhibition called "Memory! Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War" which will be held in the Benois Wing.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

30 april—30 december 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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